Getting Tested for HIV Helps Others

Getting Tested for HIV Helps Others

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, and it is known to weaken the immune system by destroying cells that are important to the body, whose role is to fight diseases and infections. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), they have reported about one in eight Americans are unaware they are infected with HIV. […]

HIV’s Cure Is Within Grasp

HIV’s Cure Is Within Grasp

HIV’s cure is within grasp at the Scripps Research Institute. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has killed 39 million people and continues to infect two million people per year. Although HIV and AIDS have been in and out of news cycles since the epidemic of the 80s, scientists believe they […]

HIV Study Stopped Early

HIV Study Stopped Early

A HIV study was stopped early after scientists and researchers realized that it would be unethical to continue the study for another year. The study which was designed to test the best way to distribute treatments to patients, was part of a clinical trial conducted internationally. This trial, known as Strategic Timing of AntiRetroviral Treatment […]