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1804, 2019

AIDS: Stigma, PrEP and the ongoing crisis

  This is the ninth column in “50 Years of Queer Anger,” a series examining LGBTQ+ issues in the United States since 1969. On April 24, 1980, the CDC was [...]

1804, 2019

Same-sex marriage legalization associated with reduced anti-gay bias in the US

Bias declined more sharply in states where legislation was passed locally A new study of evolving attitudes toward gay marriage across the U.S. suggests that state legislation has had a [...]

1804, 2019

HIV-Positive People: It’s Time To Talk About Diarrhea

It may be embarrassing to talk about, but people with HIV still experience bowel problems — way more than doctors expect. A study presented at AIDS 2018 last November showed [...]

1804, 2019

25 years on: MAC recreates iconic VIVA GLAM campaign to fight AIDS

The fight to cure HIV and AIDS is ongoing, and while science and medicine have now developed treatments to reduce the life-threatening velocity of the illnesses, an all-out cure has [...]

1704, 2019

Vu Q&A: Dr. Sylvie Naar on Individual Behavioral Interventions, Youth, and HIV

Sylvie Naar, Ph.D., Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine at Florida State University and Principal Investigator for the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions’ Scale It Up program [...]

1704, 2019

We need to reach men in HIV/AIDS drive, even in night clubs – Prof Mulenga

MEN, especially those under the age of 35, are not coming out to get tested for HIV and if they do get tested and are positive, they don’t get antiretroviral [...]

1704, 2019

Knowledge is power: Knowing your HIV status can lead to long, healthy life

  The Berrien County Health Department and Community AIDS Resource and Education Services of Southwest Michigan offer free HIV testing daily with Rapid HIV test strips. Health officials say the [...]

1704, 2019

Intensify Civic Education On HIV/AIDS, Medic Tells AIDS’ Body

  A retired Medical expert Dr. Milton Ouma has appealed to the National Aids Control Council to upscale HIV/AIDS campaign activities along the Lake Region and gold mining areas in [...]

1604, 2019

Arizona lawmakers move to repeal HIV/AIDS instruction law

A person holds a red ribbon symbolizing awareness for HIV-AIDS. (wavebreakmedia/shutterstock.com) PHOENIX -- Arizona lawmakers were poised Wednesday to begin the process of repealing a 1991 law that bars HIV [...]

1604, 2019

Feasibility and yield of HIV screening among adult trauma patients presenting to an urban emergency department of a tertiary referral hospital in Tanzania

Abstract Background The World Health Organization and Tanzanian National Guidelines for HIV and AIDS management, recommends provider initiated testing and counseling for HIV at any point of health care contact. [...]