AIDS and HIV Sexually Transmitted Diseases News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/1/2017
12/1/2017
11/30/2017
11/28/2017
11/28/2017
11/21/2017
10/25/2017
Are HIV and AIDS Poised for a Comeback?

Growing resistance to powerful medications cause for concern, review authors say

9/20/2017
Fighting HIV on Multiple Fronts Might Lead to Vaccine

Combination strategy fully protects lab monkeys, studies find

9/18/2017
9/11/2017
8 Ways College Women Can Protect Their Health

Awareness and follow-up are keys to avoiding gynecologic problems, expert advises

9/5/2017
Drug Helped Protect Gay Teen Males From HIV

Small study found Truvada worked when taken daily, but some strayed from regimen

8/10/2017
Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC

They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

7/26/2017
HIV Treatment Protects Uninfected Partner From the Virus

Study of gay couples duplicates findings of earlier research

7/25/2017
Bacteria May Explain Why Uncircumcised Face Higher HIV Risk

Learning to reduce these germs might help prevent transmission of disease, researcher says

7/24/2017
Meds by Monthly Injection Might Revolutionize HIV Care

If findings replicated, a shot every month or two could replace daily pills, scientists say

7/21/2017
Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine

Their rapid reaction to immunization makes them potential guinea pigs, study suggests

7/20/2017
Wider Access to Meds Cuts Global AIDS Deaths in Half

But eastern Europe and Middle East are falling behind, U.N. report says

6/22/2017
Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It'

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

6/21/2017
Could a Monetary Perk Help Keep HIV Patients on Their Meds?

Study involving $70 gift cards suggests the approach might help, but only for some

5/31/2017
Americans With HIV Staying on Lifesaving Meds Longer

But too many still quit taking drugs a few years after diagnosis

5/18/2017
Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits

New study finds a near doubling of sales of OraQuick test, showing power of celebrity announcements

5/17/2017
Is the AIDS Epidemic Winding Down in the U.S.?

Infection rate could be as low as 12,000 people a year by 2025, researchers report

5/11/2017
Life Expectancy With HIV Nears Normal With Treatment

Still small, but persistent gaps for some groups with HIV, global health expert says

4/5/2017
'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV

AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

4/4/2017
Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia

Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests

4/3/2017
Far Fewer Kids Are Dying Worldwide, but Gains Are Uneven

While study found great progress, problems persist in South Asia and parts of Africa

3/31/2017
Health Risks Grow as Young People Born With HIV Age

About 10,000 Americans were infected at birth, and many are now young adults with medical issues, study finds

3/20/2017
U.S. Sees Big Drop in Number of Babies Born With HIV

Case numbers fell steeply between 2002 and 2013, but even more could be done, experts say

3/13/2017
'Immunotherapy' in Monkeys Shows Promise as Long-Term HIV Treatment

Lab experiments utilize the body's natural defenses, researchers say

2/13/2017
Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey

Better treatments may translate into complacency, HIV experts say

2/7/2017
U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

2/3/2017
Black Americans Still Undertreated for HIV

Nearly 1 in 4 had progressed to AIDS at time of diagnosis: CDC

2/1/2017
Gay Man Infected With HIV Despite Using Preventive Drugs

But cases of drug-resistant strains of AIDS virus are still rare, doctors say

1/31/2017
Diabetes Risk May Be Higher for HIV-Positive Adults

Longer survival with the virus might make people more vulnerable to chronic conditions, researchers suggest

1/19/2017
Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests

Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

1/17/2017
Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk?

Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

12/21/2016
HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack

Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

12/20/2016
Mouthwash Helps Kill Gonorrhea Germs in Mouth, Throat: Study

Listerine's maker has long made the claim, and new Australian research seems to confirm it

12/6/2016
Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

12/1/2016
Doctors Seeing More HIV Patients With Multidrug Resistance

People resistant to older medication also have problems with newer drug, study finds

11/30/2016
Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC

Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

11/22/2016
U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study

Although new threats have emerged, the number of people dying from infections has stayed relatively stable

11/10/2016
Drug Combo Shows Early Promise for Remission of HIV

Monkey study produces 'one-two punch' that combines an HIV vaccine and an immune-stimulating drug

11/9/2016
Antibodies May Hold Key to HIV Suppression

Two early trials suggest approach might make it possible for patients to go off antiretroviral meds

10/28/2016
Experimental Medicine Might Rescue People With Drug-Resistant HIV

'This is potentially a lifesaving therapy,' researcher says

10/27/2016
HIV May Hide in Tissues, Even After Treatment

Study suggests this hidden virus might spur other conditions in patients

10/26/2016
Study Discounts Myth of 'Patient Zero' in U.S. AIDS Crisis

Genetic analysis of 40-year-old blood samples shows many North Americans already infected by late 1970s

10/19/2016
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC

More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

10/13/2016
Monkey Study Hints at Drug-Free Suppression of HIV

Initial safety studies are under way, though it's not yet clear if the treatment will be effective in people

10/10/2016
Doctors May Not Be Telling High-Risk Patients About HIV Prevention Drug

Less than half of gay and bisexual men are aware of once-a-day pill PrEP, study shows