Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Sexually Transmitted Diseases: AIDS/HIV Updates http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/ 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 wecare@smgnj.com wecare@smgnj.com 60 Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/700226/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/700667/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/699992/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/699819/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/699386/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/699358/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/698870/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/698782/ 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' http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/698358/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/697958/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/697851/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/697486/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/697033/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/696824/ 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 http://127.0.0.1/healthday/article/696720/ Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500