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 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 Some HIV Strains Cause Early Damage to Immune System, Study Finds These fast-replicating strains appear to result in quicker progression Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse Virus hid deep within 'memory cells' of immune system, where it couldn't be detected Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:00 -0500 Kidneys From HIV Donors May Be OK for HIV Patients, Study Finds South African researchers report 'impressive' results in 27 cases Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:00:00 -0500 HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls Mon, 9 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Smartphone Device Detects HIV, Syphilis Low-cost accessory replicates laboratory-based blood test, researchers report Wed, 4 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says Fri, 9 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:00:00 -0500 FDA Advisors Not Sold on Lifting Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood But American Red Cross, other groups urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening Wed, 3 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 CDC Endorses Circumcision for Health Reasons Says benefits, including reduced chances of sexually transmitted diseases, outweigh risks Tue, 2 Dec 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Is HIV Becoming Less Contagious? Study from Africa suggests virus is evolving Mon, 1 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:00:00 -0500