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Dramatic rise in STDs and HIV in Rhode Island Newly released data show that rates of several STDs have increased sharply from 2013 to 2014 in Rhode Island, with better testing and high-risk behaviors behind the figures.
Medical News Today | 11 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Wild chimps teach Stanford scientists about gene that encodes HIV-fighting protein Different people can vary substantially in their genetic susceptibility to viruses, including HIV.
Medical News Today | 11 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
HIV's sweet tooth is its downfall New strategy to halt HIV growth: Block its sugar and nutrient pipelineHIV has a voracious sweet tooth, which turns out to be its Achilles' heel, reports a new study from Northwestern Medicine and...
Medical News Today | 15 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Welcome to the red state HIV epidemic Republican governors face tough decisions as the disease spreads in middle America.
Politico | May 28, 2015 11:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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HIV outbreak impacting southern Indiana economy We've told you stories about those topics and showed you syringes we've found on city streets.In turn, that news is causing some to bypass towns like Austin and Scottsburg. | May 28, 2015 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Louisville, Kentucky
Popularity of 'hookup apps' blamed for surge in sexually transmitted infections Health officials in Rhode Island and Utah attribute an uptick in STDs including syphilis, gonorrhea and HIV cases to use of apps like Grindr and Tinder Continue reading...
The Guardian | May 28, 2015 8:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Quick start to HIV drug treatment can cut risk of illness, death in half An international clinical trial involving nearly 5,000 people with HIV confirms that treatment with antiretroviral drugs should begin sooner rather than later, the National Institutes of Health announced this week. In fact, the benefits of early therapy w
Los Angeles Times | May 28, 2015 8:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Senate decides to reconsider HIV testing for prisoners bill after voting it down A bill that would test state prisoners for HIV when they're released narrowly failed on the Senate floor on Thursday, but Senate leaders later decided to reconsider the bill another day.
KPLC - TV | May 28, 2015 5:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
NIH: Major study finds earlier HIV treatment improves health A major international study sought to settle how soon is best to start HIV treatment - and the advice is don't delay. | May 28, 2015 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Denison, Texas
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HIV drugs more beneficial if started from diagnosis Stephen FellerWASHINGTON, May 28 (UPI) -- A study found that starting antiretroviral drugs closer to HIV diagnosis significantly decreases the risk of developing AIDS or other serious illnesses.
United Press International | May 28, 2015 4:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend