Health Facts Plus: AIDS

Health Facts Plus: AIDS

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Hopes for an AIDS Cure Remain Alive (01/04/2007, HealthDay)

Earlier HIV Therapy Helps Beat Back Hepatitis C (12/14/2006, HealthDay)

Male Circumcision Greatly Reduces HIV Risk (12/13/2006, Reuters Health)

Adult Male Circumcision Significantly Reduces Risk of Acquiring HIV (12/13/2006, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

Hormonal Contraception Does Not Appear to Increase HIV Risk (12/07/2006, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Young African American Adults At High Risk for HIV, STDs Even in Absence of High-Risk Behaviors (12/05/2006, National Institute on Drug Abuse)

From the National Institutes of Health

HIV Infection and AIDS (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

AIDS (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish HIV/AIDS (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) HIV/AIDS Prevention Fact Sheets (National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention) JAMA Patient Page: HIV Infection: The Basics (American Medical Association) Also available in Spanish Questions and Answers (Q&A;) on HIV and AIDS (National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention)

HIV Antibody Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) HIV Testing in the United States (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation) - Links to PDF How HIV Tests Work (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) p24 Antigen Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) Testing HIV Positive – Do I Have AIDS? (AIDSinfo) Also available in Spanish Testing Yourself for HIV-1, the Virus that Causes AIDS (Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research)

FDA Approves New HIV Treatment for Patients Who Do Not Respond to Existing Drugs (Food and Drug Administration) First of a Kind in HIV Treatment (Food and Drug Administration) MedlinePlus: AIDS Medicines (National Library of Medicine)Also available in Spanish

Can I Get HIV from Getting a Tattoo or through Body Piercing? (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Also available in Spanish Drug Abuse and AIDS (National Institute on Drug Abuse) Also available in Spanish HIV and AIDS: How to Reduce Your Risk (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish HIV and Its Transmission (National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention) Also available in Spanish How to Protect Yourself from AIDS (Food and Drug Administration) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish How to Use a Condom (American Social Health Association) Safer Sex Guidelines (New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center) Also available in Spanish

Alternative and Complementary Therapies (New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center) Also available in Spanish

CD4 Count (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) HIV and Plasma Viral Load Testing (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish HIV Genotypic Resistance Testing (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) HIV Resistance Testing (New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center) - In English and Spanish Also available in Spanish HIV Viral Load (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) Immune Restoration (New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center) Also available in Spanish

HIV: What Is Acute HIV Syndrome? (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Neurological Complications of AIDS (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Neurological Complications of AIDS (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

Alcohol and HIV/AIDS (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) Can I Get HIV from Mosquitoes? (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Also available in Spanish Drugs, Alcohol and HIV/AIDS: A Consumer Guide (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish HIV-AIDS Connection (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) How Safe Is the Blood Supply in the United States? (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Let''s Talk Facts about Psychiatric Dimensions of HIV and AIDS (American Psychiatric Association) - Links to PDF Occupational Exposure to HIV: Advice for Health Care Workers (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Oral Polio Vaccine and HIV / AIDS (National Immunization Program) Treatment After Exposure to HIV (New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: HIV Infections (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: HIV/AIDS Vaccines (National Institutes of Health) Participating in a Clinical Trial (New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center) TrialScope (University of California, San Francisco) What Is an AIDS Clinical Trial? (AIDSinfo) Also available in Spanish

Scientists Discover Key Genetic Factor in Determining HIV/AIDS Risk (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

African Americans: Answers about HIV Vaccine Research (01/01/2005, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) - Links to PDF Causes of Death in People with AIDS in New York City between 1999 and 2004 (09/19/2006, American College of Physicians) Expanded HIV Screening: Effect on Clinical Outcomes, HIV Transmission, and Costs (12/05/2006, American College of Physicians) Expanded HIV Testing: Benefits May Warrant Costs (10/29/2005, National Institute on Drug Abuse) HIV Vaccines Explained--Making HIV Vaccines a Reality (01/01/2005, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish HIV/AIDS (10/01/2006, National Institutes of Health) - Links to PDF How HIV Causes AIDS (03/06/2006, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Methamphetamine Increases, and HIV Decreases, Brain Volumes (08/02/2006, National Institute on Drug Abuse) Microbicides (03/09/2006, New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center) Also available in Spanish Primary HIV Infection Associated with Oral Transmission (10/16/2006, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention) Also available in Spanish Research Report: HIV/AIDS (11/02/2006, National Institute on Drug Abuse)

HIV Life Cycle (AIDSinfo) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish

Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms (AIDSinfo) Also available in Spanish HIV Vaccine Glossary (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

HIV/AIDS Information: SIS: Specialized Information Services (National Library of Medicine)

AIDSinfo (Dept. of Health and Human Services) American Social Health Association CDC Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention (National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention) Also available in Spanish National Institutes of Health, Office of AIDS Research NIAID Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Project Inform Also available in Spanish

Medicaid and HIV/AIDS (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation) - Links to PDF Medicare and HIV/AIDS (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation) - Links to PDF Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation) - Links to PDF

Basic HIV/AIDS Statistics (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Eliminate Disparities in HIV and AIDS (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority Health) HIV/AIDS among African Americans (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) HIV/AIDS among Women (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Latinos and HIV/AIDS (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation) - Links to PDF New HIV Diagnoses, 33 States, 2001-2004 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Children and HIV (New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center) Also available in Spanish HIV and AIDS (Nemours Foundation)

HIV and AIDS (Nemours Foundation) HIV Infection in Adolescents and Young Adults in the U.S. (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) How Do People Get AIDS? (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish

HIV/AIDS among Men Who Have Sex with Men (National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention) Also available in Spanish

HIV Infection in Women (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Women and HIV (Food and Drug Administration) Women and HIV/AIDS (National Women''s Health Information Center) Also available in Spanish

HIV, AIDS, and Older People (National Institute on Aging) Older People and HIV (New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center) Also available in Spanish

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Date last updated: 05 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 22 November 2006