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1604, 2019

Help HIV-positive women reach reproductive goals

©auremar - stock.adobe.com   As primary care providers for a significant proportion of women in their practices, ob/gyns need to be holistic in their approach to patient care. This includes [...]

1604, 2019

New imaging reveals previously unseen vulnerabilities of HIV

Breakthrough opens new paths to fight against the deadly virus Spikes on HIV’s membrane envelope enable it to bind to cells. New research reveals a previously unknown spike configuration (modeled [...]

1504, 2019

Give HIV home-test kits to men who have sex with men, say researchers

An example of an HIV home test (not necessarily one used in the study described in this article).  Image: GroundUp/James McIntyre   Giving men who have sex with men (MSM) access [...]

1504, 2019

Scientists find another way HIV can hide from vaccines

     A Yale-led team has discovered yet another molecular trick HIV uses to survive immune system attacks, a finding that may influence efforts to develop an effective vaccine against HIV/AIDS. [...]

1504, 2019

Health Experts Urge Young People To Take HIV/AIDS Prevention Seriously

  INDIANAPOLIS -- Today is National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day. Dr. Laura Cheever from the Ryan White HIV-AIDS program says Hoosiers ages 13-to-24 are a critical population to serve. [...]

1504, 2019

Here’s how to talk to a loved one about addiction and substance use

Addiction and substance use-related challenges can affect anyone. Every day, four people die from an overdose in B.C., and it’s something we need to recognize as a serious public health [...]

1504, 2019

Gregg Gonsalves Blends Activism and Science

The former Act Up campaigner is now an epidemiologist — and MacArthur grantee — searching for new ways to halt epidemics. Gregg Gonsalves, an epidemiologist at the Yale School of [...]

1104, 2019

Immunotherapy kicks and kills HIV by exploiting a common virus

IMAGE: MDC1 (BLUE) SIGNALING TO T HELPER CELLS (YELLOW) THAT HARBOR LATENT HIV. view more  CREDIT: DONNA STOLZ, PH.D./UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, CENTER FOR BIOLOGIC IMAGING   PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2019 - In a [...]

1104, 2019

HPV infection high in minority men who have sex with men despite available vaccine

Few young gay and bisexual men get the vaccination, which is effective at preventing HPV-related cancers, Rutgers study finds The rate of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is high among young [...]

1104, 2019

Opioid epidemic is increasing rates of some infectious diseases

Health, substance use professionals must work together to thwart public health crisis WHAT: The United States faces a converging public health crisis as the nation's opioid epidemic fuels growing rates of [...]