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Advocates for Youth Supports Young People Across the Country Who are Transforming the Way the World Sees HIV & AIDS on National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day Washington,
Study results released today by the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) show disturbing rates of new HIV infections occurring among black gay and bisexual men in the U.S. (also known as men who have sex with men, or MSM), particularly young black MSM.
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Fenway Health have found that highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) does not completely suppress HIV in the semen of sexually active HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM).
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On December 17, Science Magazine recognized a promising HIV study as one of the top ten achievements of 2010.
To improve the quality of HIV care and treatment nationwide, 17 measures such as screening and prevention for infections and monitoring of antiretroviral therapy should be adopted uniformly.
The Lancet Series on HIV in people who use drugs, published online July 20 and presented at the International AIDS conference in Vienna, reports that in order to improve access to antiretroviral therapy among injecting drug users (IDUs), health providers must focus less on the individual patient's ability to adhere to treatment, and more on conditions of health delivery that create treatment interruptions.
WASHINGTON, July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah released the following statement on today's historic CAPRISA 004 trial results: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091022/USAIDLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091022/USAIDLOGO) USAID is proud to be the major funder of the first-ever proof of concept that a microbicide can effectively and safely reduce the transmission of HIV from men to vulnerable women.
Routine, jail-based HIV testing of inmates can successfully identify a substantial proportion of people unknowingly infected with HIV and could play a critical role in preventing the spread of the disease.
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