Health/Nutrition 30 March '16
Additional funding for medication-assisted treatment programs and increased coverage for substance abuse and mental health services are just a few of the White House's recently outed public health initiatives.
Health/Nutrition 29 March '16
After reviewing drug policy models of some European nations, U.S. health experts are now calling on the government to adopt a similar drug policy. They believe it would be a better solution to the country's drug problem than arresting minor drug offenders.
Infant 22 March '16
Rhesus macaques, a type of monkey were treated at Oregon National Primate Research Center by scientists who were recently revealed that antibodies can cure SHIV. SHIV is a chimeric simian virus that can tolerate HIV protein in the macaques.
Health/Nutrition 13 March '16
A clinic for gay men opened in Winnipeg, Canada over the weekend. The facility aims to address health issues among the gay community and even among men having sex with men.
News 7 March '16
Close to 40,000 runners particpated in this year's First Lady's Marathon in Kenya on Sunday. The race aims to raise funds to help curb maternal and child mortality in the country.
News 1 March '16
The actor told the world he's positive for HIV in November 2015.
Health/Nutrition 29 February '16
Online dating websites are now considered to be avenues which help the spread of HIV among gay and bisexual men, a study reveals.
Health/Nutrition 26 February '16
After shocking many when he admitted contacting HIV, it seems like the bankable star has a heart for traditional medicine.
Health/Nutrition 23 February '16
The atazanavir can cause developmental defects to babies according to the recent study published in the official journal of the International AIDS Society.
Pregnancy 30 January '16
Three counties in North Carolina are now experiencing an increase in teen pregnancy.
Health/Nutrition 28 December '15
Texas officials decide to cut of funds for Planned Parenthood's Anti-HIV efforts in order to defun the controversial organization.
Health/Nutrition 18 November '15
The famous actor revealed that he is HIV positive since years ago, but the virus is now 'undetectable.' What does that mean?
Health/Nutrition 6 October '15
People diagnosed with HIV have been able to extend their lives because of antiretroviral therapy but a new study says surviving HIV puts one at a higher risk of contracting cancers.
Health/Nutrition 29 July '15
Vaccines have been hailed as lifesavers as they protect children against a number of diseases, many of which are lethal.
Family Life 22 July '15
An 18-year old French teen born with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) stopped her medication for 12 years and now has her HIV/AIDS remitted.
Parenting 1 July '15
Cuba achieved a world record on Tuesday when the World Health Organization announced that the country is the first country in the world to eliminate HIV and syphilis transmission from mother to child.
Family Life 26 June '15
There are already over 1.2 million Americans inflicted with AIDS and 156,300 or about 13 percent of them are unaware that they are already infected with the virus that causes HIV, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Empire State Tribune reports.
Health/Nutrition 5 June '15
It has been revealed by public health officials that rural Appalachia is on the brink of an HIV spread as the region struggles to cope with injection drug abuse and hepatitis C.
Health/Nutrition 7 August '14
A new study by professors at Harvard Medical School may prove that both HIV and herpes can be treated one day with the same medications, but not cured. Both being retroviruses that infect cells in a similar manner, herpes and HIV can cause a lifetime of symptoms and even be extremely lethal, but researchers say that new inhibitor medication may block the spread of the viruses.
Health/Nutrition 5 March '14
An experimental HIV prevention drug may one day be an effective alternative to daily pills that stymie the risk of contracting HIV, new research shows.
Health/Nutrition 4 March '14
Real-time social media like Twitter may be used to identify and target potential outbreaks of HIV, a new study from the University of California (UCLA) found.
Family Life 14 February '14
Mental health patients are four times more likely to contract HIV, according to a report published in the American Journal of Public Health.
News 3 October '13
Cocaine drug users are at a higher risk of developing an HIV infection if they come into contact with the virus as their T cells are more susceptible to the virus, new research suggests.