Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Sexually Transmitted Diseases: AIDS/HIV Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Sexually Transmitted Diseases: AIDS/HIV from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: Study Study found people referred this way were 2.5 times more likely to be infected Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Less Than Half of HIV-Positive U.S. Hispanics Are Getting Proper Care CDC report also finds just 37 percent have the virus under control Thu, 9 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0400 2nd Baby 'Cured' of HIV Suffers Relapse Doctors report levels of AIDS-causing virus rose just two weeks after drug treatment was stopped Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 HIV May Have Emerged in Congo in 1920s: Study Railways, prostitution could have helped spread the AIDS-causing virus decades ago, researchers say Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Half of HIV-Positive Gay Men in U.S. Aren't Getting Proper Treatment CDC report recommends greater effort to boost HIV testing and retain patients in care Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs 'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0400 California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People With HIV A 13-year-old's science fair project helped the discovery along, researchers say Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection After more than two years of no drug therapy, she's back on medication; development disappoints doctors, researchers Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0400 HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:00:00 -0400 HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced ER study also finds high proportion without health insurance Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study Fortunately, most infected youngsters with respond to newer medicines, researchers say Tue, 27 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 CDC Urges Anti-HIV Pill for People at High Risk of Infection Targeted groups include people with an infected partner or those who don't practice safe sex Thu, 15 May 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Slightly Higher Risk of Birth Defects Seen in Pregnant Women on HIV Drugs Large study of French children found either small or no increase depending on specific med Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400