Microbicide Trials Network

HIV/AIDS in the News

“Asia-Pacific can lead the world to end the AIDS epidemic”

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 6 hours 39 min ago
This century opened with the AIDS epidemic at its peak. Now, 15 years later, new HIV infections are down significantly worldwide, while access to treatment has cut the number of AIDS-related deaths by more than a third. These achievements are no accident.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:40
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, held annually on Feb. 7, began in 2001 as an effort to encourage African American and African immigrant communities to get educated, get tested, get treated and get involved with HIV/AIDS. The day is a national mobilization initiative to come together in unity to respond to the crisis of HIV/AIDS that is impacting the African American and African immigrant ...
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Digital storytelling promotes HIV and AIDS education in Africa

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:00
( University of Eastern Finland ) Children from poor backgrounds and with no previous technological experience are able to use digital storytelling to share their secrets and fears online, shows a recent doctoral thesis completed at the University of Eastern Finland.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Digital storytelling promotes HIV/AIDS education in Africa

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 09:56
Children from poor backgrounds and with no previous technological experience are able to use digital storytelling to share their secrets and fears online, shows a recent doctoral thesis. The author has been involved in various projects in southern Africa focusing on the development of technologies that make it possible for children and youth to share their experiences of HIV and AIDS. Digital ...
Categories: HIV/AIDS

New strategies to identify and help women victims of intimate partner violence

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 03:00
Screening for and counseling women exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) is part of the free preventive services covered within the U.S.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Uganda: Mental Illness - the Ignored Side of HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 23:21
[Independent (Kampala)]Experts call for integration of mental health care for the positive at all levels
Categories: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS network hosting appreciation

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 19:30
Volunteer appreciation is on Feb. 24.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Fear Thy Neighbor? This Community Wants to Evict a Hospice Housing HIV Patients

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 16:51
More than 440,000 people in Thailand are living with HIV as of 2013, but that isn’t stopping villagers in the small town of Lang Nern from looking to oust a hospice designed to care for patients with the autoimmune disease. Thailand has been largely successful at curbing the rate of transmission of HIV and AIDS. In 1990, there were 100,000 new cases of HIV, according to the World Health ...
Categories: HIV/AIDS

HIV rise points to safe sex decline

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 13:20
WA health authorities worried safe sex message has fallen off radar in WA after spike in people with HIV.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Regulating the toxicity of silver nanoparticles

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 04:00
The use of colloidal silver to treat illnesses has become more popular in recent years, but its ingestion, prohibited in countries like the US, can be harmful to health.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

China university 'expels student over genetic blood disease'

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 03:57
A student in Beijing is suing his university after he was allegedly expelled for having the rare hereditary blood disease haemophilia, reports said Friday, the latest case in China's long history of medical discrimination.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Research suggests possible HIV risk with birth control shot

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 03:00
Analysis of several studies measuring rates of HIV infection among women using hormonal contraceptives in sub-Saharan Africa has suggested that birth shots could increase HIV risk.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Ekiti to ban religious bodies demand for HIV test

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 13:27
Ekiti State Government would soon promulgate a law banning places of worship from compelling prospective couples to go for HIV/AIDS test before conducting marriages. The law would also make it an offence to expose results of such test to other parties before the person tested knows his or her status. The Project Manager of Ekiti...  [Read More...]
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Visiting Nurse and Physician provider Recognized for Going Above and Beyond in Helping People get HIV/AIDS Care where ...

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 07:11
The Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey (VNACJ) Ryan White HIV/AIDS medical case management program was again recognized out of a field of sixteen agencies, for excellence in providing vital home-based HIV/AIDS services. (PRWeb January 22, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12461270.htm
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Study finds dramatic decline in risk for heart attacks among HIV-positive Kaiser Permanente California members

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 05:00
Previously reported increased risk of heart attacks among HIV-positive individuals has been largely reversed in recent years for Kaiser Permanente's California patients, according to a study...
Categories: HIV/AIDS

AIDS cases down slightly; other STDs are on the rise

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 00:45
According to state law, people diagnosed with communicable diseases such as HIV or AIDS must abide by disease control measures. Anyone diagnosed with HIV must sign a document stating they will comply by the measures established.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Coalition strives to make SF the first city with zero new HIV infections

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 23:13
by Joshua Sabatini Bolstering The City's annual spending on HIV-related services and prevention measures, a consortium fighting the disease is calling for increased investment in a new strategy it says will end HIV infections in San Francisco before any other city does. The initial goal is a 90 percent reduction of new cases within five years. The strategy was developed by the Getting to Zero ...
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Controversial Hiv And Aids Book And Film Launch In Early February

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 07:25
February 5 in London sees the launch of the fully updated anniversary edition of the explosive and controversial Positively False - Exposing the M ...
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Emergency medical support needed to prevent deaths in Donetsk and Luhansk

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 05:00
Concerns are growing over the disruption in treatment for people living with HIV and tuberculosis in Eastern Ukraine where fighting in the rebel-controlled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk has...
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Former AIDS Ambassador sacks Lawyer

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 03:33
Controversial ex-Ghanaian HIV/AIDS ambassador, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah, has said she has parted ways with her legal counsel over public utterances about her mental health.
Categories: HIV/AIDS
Syndicate content