HIV diagnosis

A recent study shows that early treatment for HIV results in a significant decrease in early illness and death. "It's just more scientific evidence to back what we've been saying for a time now," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health which funded the
This week New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an ambitious plan to significantly reduce the state s AIDS population. Several obstacles exist to achieving his goal of reducing the virus prevalence, but one many point out is the high number of people with an
A new report from the CDC analyzed data on the rate of diagnoses of HIV between 2002 and 2011. The researchers, led by Anna Satcher Johnson, MPH and colleagues, used data from the CDC s National HIV Surveillance System to examine these trends. Their report was published in JAMA, and presented at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.