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 Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike Study of San Francisco data for 1997-2012 shows 35 percent death rate over 5 years for these patients Wed, 1 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0400 Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others Review of 79 studies suggests states may have put cart before the horse, experts say Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:00:00 -0400 1 in 5 Younger Americans Tested for HIV 22 percent for females and 16 percent for males, CDC says Tue, 2 Jun 2015 09:00:00 -0400 Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened Thu, 28 May 2015 06:00:00 -0400 Hundreds With HIV Could Donate Organs to Others With HIV: Study Although ban was lifted on such surgeries in 2013, none has taken place, researchers say Thu, 14 May 2015 12:00:00 -0400 FDA Ready to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men Studies from other countries show such donations wouldn't compromise blood supply, health officials say Tue, 12 May 2015 17:00:00 -0400 Experimental AIDS Vaccine Targets Hidden Virus HIV-infected patients appear to get an immune system boost, study found Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0400 Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert More than 140 cases of the AIDS-causing virus reported in rural Indiana Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:00:00 -0400 U.S. Agrees to Help Launch 'African CDC' Goal is to assist Africans to prevent, identify and respond to disease outbreaks Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:00:00 -0400 HIV-Infected People Often Do Well After Kidney Transplant Refuting common wisdom, research shows that these patients fared better than those with hepatitis C Fri, 3 Apr 2015 14:00:00 -0400 HIV Can Damage Brain Early On, Study Says Findings appear to underscore need for early diagnosis, treatment Thu, 2 Apr 2015 17:00:00 -0400 HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney Transplants But study also found that survival rates were lower if organ recipient also had hepatitis C Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:00:00 -0400 Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas Two of four classes of the AIDS-causing virus arose in these large primates, international study finds Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500