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Early Antiretroviral Therapy Prevents Non-Aids Outcomes in HIV-Infected People, NIH-Supported Study Finds

Research | July 21, 2015 Read the full post
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New Findings Illustrate Manifold Benefit of Therapy Starting antiretroviral therapy early not only prevents serious AIDS-related diseases, but also prevents the onset of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other non-AIDS-related diseases in HIV-infected people, according to a new analysis of data…

HIV Control Through Treatment Durably Prevents Heterosexual Transmission of Virus

Research | July 20, 2015 Read the full post
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NIH-Funded Trial Proves Suppressive Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-infected People Effective in Protecting Uninfected Partners ​Antiretroviral treatment that consistently suppresses HIV is highly effective at preventing sexual transmission of the virus in heterosexual couples where one person is HIV-infected and the…

Coming July 30: White House’s Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

New Media | July 20, 2015 Read the full post
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On July 30, 2015, the White House will release the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020, in Atlanta, Georgia. Watch and share this short video. Mark your calendars to watch the live stream on AIDS.gov starting at 10 a.m. EDT. Stay…

Join the HHS World Hepatitis Day Observance on Tuesday, July 28

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This July 28th marks the 6th annual World Hepatitis Day (WHD), an opportunity to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and come together to share our successes and strategize about our challenges. Importantly, WHD provides a platform to mobilize greater support…

Next Week: Video Highlights of HIV Science Presented at IAS 2015

Research | July 16, 2015 Read the full post
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The 8th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015) takes place next week in Vancouver, Canada. For those not able to be there in person, NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach has agreed to offer scientific highlights…

CMS Office of Minority Health Releases Updated Index of Marketplace, Medicare and Medicaid Resources in Multiple Languages

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) has released an updated Index of CMS Resources by Language [PDF 2.9MB]. This resource provides English and non-English speakers access to information about the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare…

A New Digital Tool for Treating STDs and Preventing HIV

New Media | July 14, 2015 Read the full post
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Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) continue to threaten the health and well-being of millions of Americans. Last month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its updated STD Treatment Guidelines, which have played a critical role for 30…

Save the Date: National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 – Live Stream

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On Thursday, July 30, 2015, the White House and AIDS.gov will live stream the release of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 during an event in Atlanta, Georgia. The Strategy has reinvigorated the collective national response to HIV. It…