22 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa live with AIDS, that's about 5% of the adult population. 1.5 million adults and children die each year from the disease. Each of these infections and deaths are individual human tragedies, but taken together AIDS exerts a heavy toll on fragile health care systems of these poor countries.
Friday, March 06, 2009 by: David Gutierrez, staff writer
(NaturalNews) Thirty-seven legal, medical and research professionals have sent a letter to the journal Science, asking it to officially retract the original four papers making the case for HIV as the cause of AIDS. According to the letter's authors, widespread evidence has now emerged that the studies were not only poorly carried out, but that their results were falsified.
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Tuesday, December 02, 2008 by: Sherry Baker, Health Sciences Editor
Tuesday 02 December 2008
Countries in sub-Saharan Africa are looking at a new way of preventing HIV infections: criminal charges. But experts argue that applying criminal law to HIV transmission will achieve neither criminal justice nor curb the spread of the virus; rather, it will increase discrimination against people living with HIV, and undermine public health and human rights.
Monday, December 1, 2008
MONDAY, Dec. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Physicians should routinely screen all patients 13 years and older for HIV, says a new practice guideline released Monday by the American College of Physicians (ACP). HIV is the virus that causes AIDS.
In the United States, HIV affects more than one million people, and about 20,000 new infections are caused each year by people who don't know they have HIV. Screening can help identify undiagnosed cases of HIV infection and prevent further transmission of the virus.
By Joe DeCapua
01 December 2008
HIV, the AIDS virus, not only infects adults, but also affects many children. Millions have become orphans, and many are infected at birth.
One of the organizations dealing with pediatric AIDS is the Elizabeth Glaser Foundation. Dr. Denis Tindyebwa is the foundation's regional director of pediatric care and treatment. From Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, he spoke to VOA English to Africa reporter Joe De Capua.
By Shabtai Gold Nov 28, 2008
Geneva - Asian countries, youngsters and people spoiled by the availability of medicines in the developed world are high-risk communities for HIV infection in the upcoming year, experts said ahead of World AIDS Day.
The spread of HIV in South East Asia and China 'is following patterns of the African epidemic of the 1980s,' said Mukesh Kapilla, the head of HIV/AIDS at the International Federation of the Red Cross.
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Tuesday, November 25, 2008