Still, the lack of resources at HIV clinics geared towards people of color is sabotaging efforts to block transmission among African Americans.
Read full article [ close ] After decades of advocating for HIV/AIDS awareness in the Black community, Debra Fraser-Howze is still concerned about the rate of transmission and access to medical resources for today's African Americans.
Read full article [ close ] NEW YORK (AP) — About half of gay and bisexual black men will be diagnosed with the AIDS virus in their lifetime, according to new government estimates.Overall, for the average American, the odds of an HIV infection is 1 in 99 and has been declining.Read full article [ close ] Last year's announcement by actor Charlie Sheen that he had been diagnosed with HIV put renewed attention on the disease that causes AIDS. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.And one that effects more than 1.2 million people in the U. Read full article [ close ] Top 10 reasons to get tested for HIV this Valentine's Day 1. In the United States, more than 1.2 million people are living with HIV infection, and almost 1 in 8 are unaware of their infection.Read full article [ close ] Mali has increased vigilance along its border with Guinea, where Ebola has likely killed four people after re-emerging in the country's south, reports said on Thursday.
According to Dr Sakoba Keita, National Coordinator of the fight against Ebola in Guinea, Mali's move would likely prevent Guineans from travelling to the capital, Bamako to seek medical atttention.Read full article [ close ] Two years in, the Get Tested Coachella Valley effort continues to see higher rates of positive HIV diagnoses than what's typically considered cost efficient in public health circles.Read full article [ close ] HIV tests that you can administer to yourself at home are now available.Read full article [ close ] The ASPIRE study, conducted through the National Institutes of Health's Microbicide Trials Network, was led by Dr.Jared Baeten, vice chairman of global health in the UW's School of Public Health.BETHLEHEM – Bethlehem-based Ora Sure Technologies has been named to Forbes magazine's The 100 Most Trusted Companies in America list. Read full article [ close ] A company has developed a quick oral HIV test that promises 90% accuracy in just under 20 minutes.