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Most new HIV cases are transmitted by the undiagnosed or untreated

Most new HIV cases are transmitted by the undiagnosed or untreated
- The majority of new HIV infections in the United States — 80 percent — are transmitted by people who don't know they have the virus or by people ...

CDC Study Says Most HIV Infections Are Transmitted By Undiagnosed Individuals

CDC Study Says Most HIV Infections Are Transmitted By Undiagnosed Individuals
HIV, which stands for human immunodeficiency virus, is transmitted through certain body fluids. It attacks the body's immune system, preventing it from ...

The impact of older antiretrovirals on fat redistribution and cardiovascular risk factors may be ...

The impact of older antiretrovirals on fat redistribution and cardiovascular risk factors may be ...
- Fat redistribution in people with HIV who have ever taken thymidine analogues and/or didanosine (TA/ddI) can persist through time, while increasing ...

Pennsylvania Teen Wins Prestigious Science Award For Work In HIV

Pennsylvania Teen Wins Prestigious Science Award For Work In HIV
- As Philly.com reports, Weissman's research centered on how HIV-infected cells are able to form into reservoirs, remaining dormant in the body long ...

A Path to Curing HIV

A Path to Curing HIV
- For only the second time since the start of a global epidemic, a person was reported this month to have been cured of H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS ...

Zim pushes controversial plan to decriminalise deliberate HIV transmisison

Zim pushes controversial plan to decriminalise deliberate HIV transmisison
- It's one thing to be genuinely unaware of one's status, and quite another to callously have unprotected sex without disclosing one's HIV status' ...

Google and Facebook get data from NHS websites telling them when users search advice on HIV ...

Google and Facebook get data from NHS websites telling them when users search advice on HIV ...
- NHS sites use advertising technology which tells Google when people search for advice on issues such as HIV, mental health or abortions, it has been ...

Which Drug Did Charlie Sheen Use To Cure Viral Disease?

Which Drug Did Charlie Sheen Use To Cure Viral Disease?
- Earlier this month, scientists reported that a London patient has become the second person to be cured of HIV infection. But the news sparked ...