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 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 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