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HIV prophylaxis means discussing sex, drugs with patients

Many people who are PrEP candidates do not know their risk of HIV infection. ... Do you know whether your partner (or partners) has been tested for HIV?
September 2014

Fighting HIV with drugs and nurses

Fighting HIV with drugs and nurses. The XVI International Conference on AIDS is being held in Mexico City this week and some studies presented there highlighted new avenues for cost-effectively ... Of course, reducing the quantity of new HIV infections
July 2020

Magic Johnson lives for two decades with HIV

TV that he had HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. ... What were your thoughts on Johnson and HIV/AIDS that day and how have they changed?" asks Matt Brooks in his column.
July 2020

Ethics rounds

Most physicians and physician groups see HIV testing as somehow different, even though we wish it weren't. ... Even though HIV is now recommended as part of standard yearly health screening, we treat it differently.
July 2020

Former Surgeon General to be featured speaker at today's Opening Ceremony | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

abroad. During his tenure, he helped address critical public health issues, including the Ebola outbreak, the Zika virus, low rates of physical activity, and the explosion in e-cigarette use among ... He co-founded VISIONS, an HIV/AIDS education program
April 2019

Return of the spirochete

On every ICU rotation I met patients dying of AIDS. Back then medications to treat HIV were few, new, and only modestly effective. ... HIV was usually a rapidly fatal disease. It was scary. Counseling patients about condom use and monogamy was not
July 2020

Indiana: 1 out of 2

Rural Scott County, in southeast Indiana, has reported more than six dozen new cases of HIV in 2015 alone. ... To combat the spread of HIV, which is due to the sharing of needles for injection drug use, Governor Pence's emergency order permits public
July 2020

The honeymoon's over

Obama's out collecting love from the rest of world, but back home he's earned his first negative press release from a health organization. T...
July 2020

HIV comes of age as disease of mid-to-late life

Sweet said. Once the virus is under control, an HIV patient's needs mirror those of others in the same age group, with some exceptions. ... As people continue to grow old with the virus, some unique opportunities will develop to study how HIV interacts
November 2011

Preventing cervical cancer in Tanzania

This translates to high rates of HIV infection, pelvic inflammatory disease and the spectrum of disease caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). ... Cervical cancer is more common and more aggressive in HIV infected women, so combining the screenings is
July 2020

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