A high school in Missouri will install an HIV/AIDS testing center after several students were exposed to the virus. The St. Louis County Health Department said it was the first time in its history that a routine investigation on the virus's origin following a diagnosis in the area has led to a high school. Parents of students at Normandy High School were notified on Wednesday.
An innovative new text message-based HIV/AIDS campaign is set to start in Los Angeles County now that it has received funding. With a grant from Cable Positive, the cable industry's HIV/AIDS nonprofit, AIDS Project Los Angeles will be able to go forward with the new-media health intervention, the group announced on Wednesday.
Circumcision, which has been shown to reduce heterosexual men's risk of contracting HIV, does not have the same effect for gays, a new study indicates.
A new study conducted by the University of Arizona in Tucson estimates that HIV has existed in human populations for more than a century. The study, conducted by evolutionary biologist Michael Worobey and colleagues, estimates the date of origin at around 1900, which is 30 years earlier than previous analyses.
In California's latest budget, signed Tuesday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, funding for HIV/AIDS prevention services was cut by $5 million. Although two programs described as vital by state HIV/AIDS activists -- the AIDS Drug Assistance Program and the Therapeutic Monitoring Program -- were spared cuts, the overall trend was downward.
A new study from the University of Minnesota has found that the more gay men experience internalized "homonegativity" (a negative attitude about being gay), the more likely they are to have poor mental and sexual health, according to Science Daily.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has urged a House panel to back additional programs for sexual protection and education for African-Americans, Latinos, and gay and bisexual men, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday
Celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt make a sizeable donation to fight TB and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia in the name of their daughter Zahara,
A new analysis of HIV infection data shows that the majority of infections are among men who have sex with men and that African-American men -- both gay and straight -- are the most affected U.S. ethnic group.
For the first time, the New York City health department has issued a study that is able to determine the number of new infections of HIV in a year. The study, which reports on 2006, is the most precise estimate ever of citywide HIV infections, according to the health department.
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