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Hold Your Health in the Palm of Your Hand with Healthvana

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 17
Healthvana, a new app that hooks healthcare providers with their clients via smartphone, lets you hold your HIV test results in the palm of your hand.

Get HIV and Syphilis Results Via Your Smartphone in 15 Minutes

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 11
Medical researchers have developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test that simultaneously detects three infectious disease markers -- HIV and syphilis -- from a finger prick of blood in just 15 minutes.

Salk Scientists Identify Promising New Target for HIV Treatment

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 15
Scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered a new protein that participates in active HIV replication, that could prove to be a chink in the armor.

LifeStyles Condoms and AHF Launch #UniteToFightHIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 1
LifeStyles condoms and the AHF launch The #UniteToFightHIV campaign, imploring sexually active individuals to get tested, know their status and get treated while encouraging their social circles to do the same via social media.

amfAR HIV Cure Summit: Locating and Understanding Viral Reservoirs

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 30
Paula Cannon of University of Southern California, and Eileen Scully, MD, PhD, of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, talked about one of the biggest barriers to curing HIV: Locating and understanding HIV's viral reservoirs.

Houston Social Workers Partners with Community for Rapid HIV Testing

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 6
A new effort from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work partners with Houston Area Community Services (HACS) and Change Happens! to stem the increasing number of minority youth diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.

AHF Inserts Testing Kits In Bathhouse Vending Machines

NATIONAL | By John MacDonald | Nov 2
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is partnering with Flex Spas, a national bathhouse chain to supply in-home HIV testing kits.

Most Men Find HIV 'Insignificant' In Their Lives

AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 23
The Kaiser Family Foundation's new study shows that most gay men are not concerned about HIV/AIDS, and 30 percent have never been tested.

On National HIV Latino Awareness Day, A Push for Care

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 15
October 15 is National HIV Latino Awareness Day, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention want to spread the word: not enough Latinos diagnosed with HIV are receiving the treatment and care they need.

HIV Testing Rates Higher Around National HIV Testing Day

By EDGE | Oct 7
A new study by the CDC finds that both the number of HIV tests administered and the number of new HIV diagnoses were substantially higher in the week around the National HIV Testing Day.

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