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These Health Risks Are More Deadly for Poz Folks Than HIV

These Health Risks Are More Deadly for Poz Folks Than HIV
- A new study published this week in health journal The Lancet HIV revealed that common co-existing factors such as smoking, high cholesterol levels, ...

The criminalization of HIV non-disclosure

The criminalization of HIV non-disclosure
- While HIV is now considered a chronic illness, a different threat has been plaguing those living with the disease for decades: The criminal justice ...

Trump's Health Care Policies Could Frustrate His Push to End HIV

Trump's Health Care Policies Could Frustrate His Push to End HIV
- Trump administration's proposals undermining Obamacare don't line up with the new pledge to end HIV, experts and advocates say.

Relationship counseling encourages couples HIV testing: Study

Relationship counseling encourages couples HIV testing: Study
- It's long been known that couples HIV testing and counseling is an effective way to mutually disclose HIV status and link to ...

An Inexpensive HIV Drug Has Potential for Alzheimer's

An Inexpensive HIV Drug Has Potential for Alzheimer's
- First it was a diabetes drug, now researchers have turned their attention to an HIV drug. Could a drug that would slow down Alzheimer's disease ...

China is not alone in blood plasma HIV scares, but must find out why it happened

China is not alone in blood plasma HIV scares, but must find out why it happened
- Adverse comments about the HIV contamination in plasma samples without knowing the causes for it are unreasonable, and such incidents would ...

Potential HIV-tainted blood rekindles drug safety fears

Potential HIV-tainted blood rekindles drug safety fears
- Concerns about potentially HIV-tainted blood products produced by a state-backed company, followed by ...

What everyone should know about HIV prevention drug PrEP

What everyone should know about HIV prevention drug PrEP
HIV - or human immunodeficiency virus - is a virus that still carries a lot of stigma and misunderstanding, despite the amazing medical advancements ...