How can a test so common, so regulated, so accurate fail? How could I, a healthy adult with virtually no risk of infection, be misdiagnosed with HIV? And if it could happen to me, who else could it happen to? Here’s what happened Click here to read full article
Hi guys I was reading this article very interesting. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered how the protein that blocks HIV-1 from multiplying in white blood cells is regulated. HIV-1 is the virus that causes AIDS, and the discovery could lead to novel approaches for addressing HIV-1 “in hiding” – namely eliminating reservoirs of HIV-1 that persist in patients undergoing antiretroviral therapy. The study was published in the online edition of the journal Cell Host & Microbe.
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This is a very interesting article I think people should read. It talks about “the HIV prevention effort has yet to match the scale of this problem. The annual number of new HIV infections has remained basically unchanged since the early 1990s, with roughly 50,000 Americans newly infected every year.” Click here for more
Please see this article from Dr. Theresa Mack of New York about different thoughts in the medical community regarding when to seek treatment for HIV.
What you need to know as the Affordable Care Act celebrates its third birthday.
Although the ACA is not a complete success for Latinos in terms of health care advances, it is a step forward that will benefit millions in the community as written by Casey Halter in TuSalud.com
Click here to read a basic breakdown on what the Latino community can expect from these new federal policies.
“All people, including Latinas and immigrant Latinas, deserve access to affordable, quality and comprehensive health care, including reproductive health care. Federal policies restricting immigrant Latinas’ access to health care have enacted a high human toll—by contributing to widened reproductive health disparities—and have defied sound public health policies…. We look forward to working with policymakers to find commonsense solutions that keep our families healthy and our communities strong.” (Statement by NLIRH (National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health)
An HIV-positive man and his negative wife become parents via sperm washing. Read the details here.