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 Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say American Red Cross, other groups also urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA Molecular tool might lead to more definitive treatment, but current research didn't treat patients, just cells Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0400 Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC Only 22 percent of those at risk get screened, and researchers think complacency may be why Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0400 AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding: Report Number of new infections, deaths declining, while more with HIV getting lifesaving medications Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -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