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Traditional risk factors 'contribute greatly' to disease in adults with HIV

Traditional risk factors 'contribute greatly' to disease in adults with HIV
- Addressing and preventing traditional risk factors for severe age-related diseases can greatly reduce the burden of such diseases in adults with HIV,” ...

We can end HIV/AIDS if we have the will

We can end HIV/AIDS if we have the will
- The global community is at a tipping point in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Although the epidemic is rarely acknowledged as a public-health threat in the ...

Young teen and adult mothers who are HIV-positive have higher birth rates: BC study

Young teen and adult mothers who are HIV-positive have higher birth rates: BC study
HIV-positive mothers with at least one child give birth to more babies than their HIV-negative peers, a new B.C. study spanning the years from 1997 to ...

Philadelphia will receive more funding and resources to eradicate HIV

Philadelphia will receive more funding and resources to eradicate HIV 
- Philadelphia will be one of 48 counties in the country that will receive additional funding and resources to reduce transmission of HIV, which is part of ...

Treat HIV students with care, educationists get lesson

Treat HIV students with care, educationists get lesson
- Heads of institutions and teachers have been urged to stop any discrimination of students living with HIV and maintain confidentiality.

HIV spread slowing down

HIV spread slowing down
- Although there was a record 11,400 new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases in 2018, the number was just slightly higher than 2017's, ...

Study shows increased mental health risk for Malawi children living with HIV

Study shows increased mental health risk for Malawi children living with HIV
- Almost one-third of children living with HIV in Malawi experienced emotional and behavioural difficulties, according to their primary caregivers in new ...

Some Insurers Deny Coverage To People Taking Drug To Prevent HIV

Some Insurers Deny Coverage To People Taking Drug To Prevent HIV
- State health officials want to protect people who take medicine to prevent transmission of HIV from being denied health insurance. The drug Truvada ...