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ABC News reports that Swedish scientists have identified a new strain of HIV that may be more harmful than existing strains. The findings, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, detail the discovery of A3/O2, a recombinant HIV strain known to progress to AIDS in about five years. This rate is...
“Fifty-seven percent of men who have sex with other men reported having unprotected anal sex at least once in the last 12 months, up from 48 percent in 2005,” according to an article published by Reuters. The CDC study reported that the increase in unprotected sex may be “because men are...
Bloomberg News reports on a study in JAMA that has shown that a simple and cost-effective treatment may slow the progress of HIV progression and the development of AIDS. The study followed 878 HIV-infected patients in Botswana who were given either a dose of vitamins B,C, and E, a dose of selenium, or a...