Read full article [ close ] NEW YORK (AP) — About half of gay and bisexual black men will be diagnosed with the AIDS virus in their lifetime, according to new government estimates.Overall, for the average American, the odds of an HIV infection is 1 in 99 and has been declining.Still, the lack of resources at HIV clinics geared towards people of color is sabotaging efforts to block transmission among African Americans.Read full article [ close ] After decades of advocating for HIV/AIDS awareness in the Black community, Debra Fraser-Howze is still concerned about the rate of transmission and access to medical resources for today's African Americans.If anonymous testing is a priority, there are also a number of options so that one can avoid having to ask their family doctor.Read full article [ close ] UR Medicine's Eastman Institute for Oral Health has received a grant from New York State to use a rapid screening test for HIV in three of its clinics, based on the success of its smaller pilot program in 2013.They're convenient and could be more cost-effective than a trip to the doctor's office. Read full article [ close ] At-home STI tests might seem like a good idea – they don't require health insurance or departure from the privacy and comfort of one's home.
Read full article [ close ] At-home STI tests might seem like a good idea – they don't require health insurance or departure from the privacy and comfort of one's home.
Read full article [ close ] Two years in, the Get Tested Coachella Valley effort continues to see higher rates of positive HIV diagnoses than what's typically considered cost efficient in public health circles.
Read full article [ close ] HIV tests that you can administer to yourself at home are now available.
Read full article [ close ] BETHLEHEM – Ora Sure has hired a new chief science officer.
In Malawi, many people didn't get tested for HIV before because that meant visiting a clinic – but they didn't want health officials to know their status.