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New Legislation May Give Minors Consent For Preventative HIV Care

New Legislation May Give Minors Consent For Preventative HIV Care
- State legislation could allow minors to consent to preventative treatment for human immunodeficiency virus or HIV.

Assessment of sexually transmitted disease/HIV risk among young African Americans: comparison ...

Assessment of sexually transmitted disease/HIV risk among young African Americans: comparison ...
- Assessment of sexually transmitted disease/HIV risk among young African Americans: comparison of self-perceived and epidemiological risks utilizing ...

As HIV Spikes In Southeast, What We Need To Fight The Epidemic

As HIV Spikes In Southeast, What We Need To Fight The Epidemic
- Southern states now make up the majority of new HIV diagnoses. We look at the political and structural reasons behind the increase, and at solutions.

3-year-old tests positive for HIV after blood transfusion at govt hospital

 3-year-old tests positive for HIV after blood transfusion at govt hospital
- A three-year-old girl has tested positive for HIV nearly seven months after receiving a blood transfusion at a government hospital in Coimbatore, one of ...

African-American women with HIV often overlooked, under-supported

African-American women with HIV often overlooked, under-supported
- The face of HIV in the United States has long been white gay men, even though the epidemic has had a devastating and disproportionate impact on ...

HIV 101: The basics, how to prevent it, and where to get tested

HIV 101: The basics, how to prevent it, and where to get tested
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is a virus spread through certain body fluids that attacks the body's immune system, particularly the ...

Number of people with HIV increases in Ukraine for more than 5000 over past 3 years

Number of people with HIV increases in Ukraine for more than 5000 over past 3 years
- During the last three years, the number of people with HIV increased for more than 5, 000. The Center for public health of Ministry of Health of Ukraine ...

Increase in HIV testing among men who have sex with men

Increase in HIV testing among men who have sex with men
- UNAIDS recently released a report showing that 47% of new HIV infections globally are among key populations, which includes men who have sex ...