NIH Scientists Discover How HIV Kills Immune Cells

NIH Scientists Discover How HIV Kills Immune Cells Findings Have Implications for HIV Treatment WHAT: Untreated HIV infection destroys a person’s immune system by killing infection-fighting cells, but precisely when and how HIV wreaks this destruction has been a mystery until now. New research by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, reveals how HIV triggers a signal telling an infected immune cell to die. … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – Do Women Have Trouble Controlling Stress?

How can you manage your stress? Let us take a look at 7 simple steps which you can easily use to manage your stress levels. Stress can cause all manner of health problems from headaches to high blood pressure so avoiding stress seems like a good idea. Here is the problem, some stress can be good for you so avoidance is not always the best solution – stress management is the key. Let me take you through seven steps to manage your stress without letting your stress manage … [Read more...]

NHAS Goal, Strategy in Action: HIV Testing Innovations

  Strategy in Action: ' HIV ' Testing Innovations Contribute to NHAS Goal February 1, 2012 By Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Ronald Valdiserri With an estimated 20 percent of people living with HIV in the United States unaware of their status, strengthening our HIV testing efforts will be key to achieving the … [Read more...]

Jennie Anderson, AIDS.gov ~ 30 Years of AIDS Video, NIH’s Dr. Anthony Fauci

This has been a big year for the HIV community. One key event was June 5 — which marked 30 years since the first reported cases of AIDS in the United States. As one of the many efforts to recognize this important milestone, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) developed a series of videos featuring interviews with various federal and community HIV leaders. Highlights from each of the videos were used to create a compilation video, 30 Years of HIV in the US, which premiered at … [Read more...]

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