HIV Cases Represent Additional Challenge In The COVID-19 Battle

HIV Cases Represent Additional Challenge In The COVID-19 Battle

How does HIV affect the patients’ battle against COVID-19?

Health Officials Confirm Second Patient Cured of HIV

Another patient has been cured of HIV, more than a decade after the first.
Hispanics with HIV Cases in the United States is Gradually Increasing Every Year

Hispanics with HIV Cases in the United States is Gradually Increasing Every Year

The HIV cases among the Hispanic community in the US is increasing every year.
Actor Charlie Sheen Makes Announcement On Today Show During Interview With Matt Lauer

'Charlie Sheen Effect' Raised HIV Awareness

Experts also suggested the celebrity can do more to take advantage of this impact.

HIV Diagnoses Increase Among Gay Latino Men: CDC

Nationally, HIV diagnoses declined nearly 20 percent, although progress has been uneven. Diagnoses among Latina women and white women declined steadily over the past decade (35 percent and 30 percent, respectively). Although, there have been increases among HIV diagnoses for Latino men who are gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men.

SALUD: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Demonstrates the Importance of Resources

October has been Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence continues to occur, affecting the lives of countless children, women and men who suffer in silence. The month brings awareness to those most affected.
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Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Awards $2.2 Billion in Medical Support & Care in 2015

More than $2.2 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants were awarded to cities, states and local community-based organizations throughout the 2015 fiscal year, according to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.

HIV Infection Diagnoses Spike Among Latino Men Engaging in Male-to-Male Sexual Contact

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) produced a report confirming that new diagnosis of HIV infection has risen sharply among Latino men who have sex with men (MSM), despite overall declines in infections among U.S. Latinos during the same period.

PrEP Pill Protects Against HIV, Does It Also Promote Condom Disuse?

The PrEP pill has proven to be a vital and successful tool in the fight against HIV/AIDS, helping to protect thousands upon thousands against the deadly virus. However, does the anti-HIV medication promote risky sexual behaviors and the disuse of condoms?

Quarter of Tijuana, Juarez's Sex Workers Forced Into Sex Work as Minors

Young girls, not just women, are forced into prostitution in Tijuana and Juarez.
GlaxoSmithKline Reports First Quarter Profits

HIV Cure: GlaxoSmithKline and University of North Carolina to Partner for HIV/AIDS Cure

The University of North Carolina and GlaxoSmithKline have joined forces to find the cure for AIDS, a crippling disease that caused an alarming 1,500,000 deaths in 2013.

SALUD: Anti-HIV Drug PrEP Could Reduce HIV in the Latino American Community

PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, and PrEP is a powerful daily pill option for those who are at high risk of contracting HIV. No, PrEP is not a cure or a vaccine, but PrEP is a meaningful tool that can provide a high level of protection against HIV, and it's far more effective when combine with other prevention tools such as condoms.

Cuban HIV Variant Triggering Swift Progression to AIDS

A variant of HIV has been found in Cuba, according to recent reports; and the mutation is said to be far more aggressive and rapid spreading than any other documented forms of the life-claiming virus.
New Study: Mexico City's Male Sex Workers At High Risk for HIV, STIs

New Study: Mexico City's Male Sex Workers At High Risk for HIV, STIs

Sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, are extremely prevalent among those in Mexico City's male sex work industry. According to a new study, a lack of protective measures and widespread risky sexual behaviors can be blamed for Mexico City's male sex workers' contraction of diseases.

Spanish Doctors in Barcelona Believe They've Found the Cure to HIV Using Blood Transplants From Umbilical Cords

Spanish doctors in Barcelona believe they've found the cure to HIV. By using blood transplants from the umbilical cords of individuals with a genetic resistance to HIV, Spanish medical professionals believe they can best the AIDS-causing virus. The procedure has already been successful, "curing" a patient in just three months.
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Obamacare Explained: ACA Open Enrollment Is Over, But Here's What You Need to Know About Your Healthcare Now

March 31 has come and gone, and the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period has concluded. Now there are 8 million newly insured individuals, many of whom are confused about what this means for them.
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