Every day this year, six people on average are infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced yesterday.
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In a U.S. national survey, men age 55 and younger with a history of military service were three times more likely than men who had never served to report urinary incontinence.
Two HIV-positive patients in the United States who underwent bone marrow transplants for cancer have stopped anti-retroviral therapy and still show no detectable sign of the HIV virus, researchers said Wednesday.
New potentially life-saving HIV drugs are “beyond reach” due to restrictive patents, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday, even though basic medication for the disease has become cheaper.
Young children and certain other people with the AIDS virus should be started on medicines as soon as they are diagnosed, the World Health Organization says in new guidelines that also recommend earlier treatment for adults.
AIDS scientists expressed optimism over their search for a cure for the disease Saturday ahead of a major conference in Kuala Lumpur, with more funding and research breakthroughs boosting their hopes.
Seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the world's worst-hit region in the global AIDS epidemic, have cut the number of new HIV infections in children by 50 percent since 2009, the United Nations AIDS program said on Tuesday.
U.S. groups that work to end HIV around the world will no longer be forced to take a pledge against prostitution, after the Supreme Court ruled last week it is a violation of free speech.
This month somewhere in sub-Saharan Africa the 1 millionth baby will be born without HIV to a mother who suffers from the disease, thanks in large part to a decade-old U.S. aid program.
Doctors should consider giving a daily AIDS drug to another high risk group to help prevent infections — people who shoot heroin, methamphetamines or other injection drugs, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.