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Tracking Your Health

New Media | March 12, 2013 Read the full post
Pew Health Tracking

Whether it is getting your recommended daily intake of fruits and vegetables, or eight hours of sleep per night, or taking your HIV medication, the majority of Americans track their health habits. Personal data collection of health information, or self-tracking,…

Progress to Date: President’s Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities

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Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Violence is common in the lives of women and girls living with, and at risk for, HIV/AIDS, and the Obama Administration is working to address these intersecting issues. In March 2012, the President  issued a Presidential Memorandum creating the “Intersection of HIV/AIDS,…

Conversations from CROI 2013: CDC’s Dr. John Ward

Research | March 11, 2013 Read the full post
Dr. John Ward

Viral hepatitis was among the topics receiving significant attention at the 2013 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections  (CROI) in Atlanta this week. Sessions and posters explored a spectrum of topics ranging from virology to new frontiers in hepatitis treatments…

HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Releases Preliminary Data on the Continuum of HIV Care among Ryan White Clients at CROI 2013

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New data shows that the majority of patients receiving medical care funded by the Federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RW) are virally suppressed. The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) presented the data on the continuum of…

Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Infants Born to Infected Mothers: Need for a Fresh Look

Research | March 8, 2013 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

On Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Atlanta, Dr. Deborah Persaud of the Johns Hopkins University presented an intriguing case study of a child who by all measures seems to be cured…

HIV Among MSM Examined at CROI

Research | March 8, 2013 Read the full post
Ronald Valdiserri

The ongoing disproportionate burden of HIV/AIDS borne by gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States as well as around the world was the topic of a number of sessions and posters at…

Conversations from CROI 2013: The Case Study of a Toddler ‘Functionally Cured’ of HIV Infection

Research | March 7, 2013 Read the full post
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Read the statement about this study from NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Read the statement from Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. The story that captured global headlines from the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic…

Knowledge Leads to Action on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Nancy C. Lee

Share knowledge. Take action. That’s the theme of this year’s National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which the nation and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office on Women’s Health will observe on March 10. Why…