Twenty percent of young people born with HIV in the United States don't know they're infected when they have sex for the first time, according to a new study released Friday.
In HIV-plagued Sub-Saharan Africa, it can take up to three months for mothers to learn whether their babies have been infected by the deadly virus, delaying what could be life-sustaining treatment.
Research on Wednesday showed HIV infections in Australia jumped 8 percent last year and 50 percent in the past decade, which health activists said was a “call to action.”
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) launched a program yesterday to increase voluntary screening for HIV infection through interpersonal networking as part of efforts to curb AIDS and HIV transmission.
A deadly version of an intestinal germ has spread through sub-Saharan Africa, helped by genetic mutation and diseases such as HIV that weaken the immune system and expose the body to infection, researchers said Sunday.
A new pill to treat HIV infection — combining two previously approved drugs plus two new ones — has been approved for adults living with the virus that causes AIDS, U.S. regulators said Monday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday that the number of people seeking anonymous HIV tests increased by 43 percent after Chinese Valentine's Day last year, highlighting the importance of safe sex.
The Taiwan AIDS Foundation on Saturday introduced a haunted house to mark the annual ghost month on the lunar calendar, hoping to incorporate more fun into HIV/AIDS prevention education.
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The only person believed to have been cured of HIV infection through a bone marrow transplant said Tuesday he feels wonderful and is launching a new foundation to boost research toward a cure.
The world's largest meeting on HIV/AIDS opens Sunday in the U.S. capital with calls to speed up the global response to the three-decade-long epidemic that killed 1.5 million people last year.