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2303, 2017

The Irony of Aging: The HIV/AIDS Seniors Conference

Thirty-two years ago this month, I received a phone call from a nurse at my doctor's office telling me that I had tested HIV positive. We didn't schedule a follow-up [...]

2303, 2017

HIV and AIDS Bill Passed: 5 Things You Should Know About The Disease

  An important bill was passed in Rajya Sabha on 21st March 2016 to ensure equal rights to people afflicted by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational [...]

2303, 2017

UVA tests online program to help people with HIV

      Researchers say the program will address the problems they see most commonly among those who don't take their medications. “A lot of our patients are from rural [...]

2303, 2017

Daily Cannabis Use has No Negative Impact on HIV Treatment

  Daily cannabis use has little or no impact on HIV clinical outcomes, according to new research. A study was published in The International Journal of Drug Policy suggests that [...]

2203, 2017

What Would You Do If Your Spouse Knowingly Infected You With HIV?– Read Responses From Nigerians

  Many people worry that they will lose an important—or even their only—support system when they tell their intimate partners that they are HIV-positive. It’s perfectly normal to feel nervous, [...]

2203, 2017

Cardiovascular Disease in Persons With HIV Infection

  HIV infection accelerates both atherogenesis and endothelial dysfunction in persons with HIV infection. HIV-related comorbidities, including cardiovascular disease (CVD), have assumed a higher profile given the efficacy of antiretroviral [...]

2203, 2017

Coming Soon to America: Places for Addicts to Safely Shoot Up

  As the opioid epidemic rages on, public officials are being forced to consider controversial ways to curb it. In Seattle, that means opening the nation's first supervised injection facility. [...]

2203, 2017

Getting to Zero: Global social work responds to HIV

With 2030 fast approaching, the goal of ending the world HIV/AIDS epidemic is an ambitious one. Now a new joint publication from the International Association of Schools and Social Work [...]

2103, 2017

Insulin May Help Restore Neurocognitive Issues in HIV Patients

  Insulin may prove to be beneficial for more than just patients with diabetes. In a study using HIV mouse models, investigators found that delivering insulin intranasally helped prevent neuroinflammation, [...]

2103, 2017

Does Indiana need its ‘duty-to-warn’ law on HIV?

Criminal cases in Indiana are rare Court documents offer an alarming look at how 37-year-old Travis Spoor allegedly hid his identify from sexual partners, leaving them exposed to HIV without [...]