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Bringing Faith and Science Together to Fight HIV in Africa

Bringing Faith and Science Together to Fight HIV in Africa
While most biomedical researchers want to make discoveries that will improve health for humankind, their intense, lab-based work — replete with cells ...

How long can a person live with HIV?

How long can a person live with HIV?
- The life expectancy of a person living with HIV has improved dramatically over recent years. Thanks to advances in treatment, namely antiretroviral ...

Prevalence of Hepatitis and HIV Infection in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Cancer

Prevalence of Hepatitis and HIV Infection in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Cancer
- As noted by the investigators, universal screening of patients with newly diagnosed cancer for HBV, HCV, and HIV is not routine in oncology practice, ...

Disease status in African American single mothers with HIV: The role of depressive symptoms.

Disease status in African American single mothers with HIV: The role of depressive symptoms.
- The association between depressive symptoms and 2 measures of HIV disease status in 73 African American single mothers was examined.

Health Minister makes pledge for no new HIV cases in Britain after 2030

Health Minister makes pledge for no new HIV cases in Britain after 2030
- Health Secretary Matt Hancock will tomorrow commit to making the UK the first country in the world to have no new cases of HIV. Speaking at the ...

The Ugandan artist fighting HIV with a crown

The Ugandan artist fighting HIV with a crown
- A Ugandan artist with HIV is using empty ARV bottles to encourage people to take their medicine. Barbara Kemigisa, featured in an exhibition about ...

Climate shocks threaten gains against HIV in Africa, researchers say

Climate shocks threaten gains against HIV in Africa, researchers say
- In a study looking at the link between climate change and HIV infection since antiretroviral treatment drugs became widely available in sub-Saharan ...

Allowing Insurers to Dictate Therapies Harms People Living with HIV

Allowing Insurers to Dictate Therapies Harms People Living with HIV
- When Herbert* moved to San Francisco, he left friends, family, and his doctor behind. He lost access to the combination of HIV medications that had ...