Disagree if you will, but once you see what risk factors lead a woman or girl to HIV, it's hard to argue against my thesis: gender-based violence is the number one precursor to a woman being infected with HIV. read more
There is no arguing that when a woman is pregnant, her body changes in significant ways. Hair gets shinier, nails become stronger, her skin seems to glow, all as a result of this little life that grows inside. But new research has found...Show More Summary
This news clip from 1982 shows just how far we’ve come. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
In response to research indicating that healthcare costs go down when physicians are shown the cost of tests at the time of ordering, a pair of medical ethicists at Johns Hopkins have outlined the ethical issues that need consideration when designing and displaying prices for physicians.
Only about 20% of all siblings of children with autism will develop the condition by age three, but a new study from the Yale School of Medicine has found that more than half that do present with symptoms as early as 18 months of age. Show More Summary
The University at Buffalo has received grants from the National Institutes of Health to continue HIV and AIDS drug development and research. Contributor: Jorge Rodriguez... read more
Post by Judy Dutton. Most OB/GYNs have seen -- and heard -- it all. They not only know plenty about pregnancy, but serve as a sounding board for all their pregnant patients' questions and concerns. And it turns out moms-to-be have aShow More Summary
Jane Woodhead was devastated to learn that, in order to be a mom, she would likely have to resort to IVF. The reason? She has a condition known as uterus didelphys; she has two uteruses and two wombs. The post Woman with Two Cervixes and Two Wombs Falls Pregnant Naturally Just Before Start of IVF appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
SOURCE: HHMI NEWS Videos Mike Magee As ISIS and Ebola “take over the world” (or at least the hearts, minds, and fears of the planets human inhabitants), it is easy to be drawn into a downward mental spiral. Good God, we have a doctor...Show More Summary
HRC Endorses PrEP and GMFA encourages nakedness on Twitter using #Pants2HIV hashtag. read more
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) applauds the new licensing agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. to improve access to tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (TAF), a promising new HIV medication. Show More Summary
There she is! For the first time since her second pregnancy was announced the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine(Kate) Middleton, made an appearance in London. While dressed in a grey Alexander McQueen dress and a Jane Taylor hat Kate,Show More Summary
The country's largest LGBT rights organization calls for expansion of access to the drug. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
Today's myth or truth: Does PrEP mean we can dispense with condoms? Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
In a majority of U.S. states, sex while HIV-positive can result in felony charges, regardless of condom use, type of sex, or viral load. read more
Participants in Liberia and Sierra Leone would receive experimental vaccines that could lead to mass inoculations by spring, health officials said Friday.
Here's why you should: Crying relieves stress, tension, and pent up emotions that may be preventing you from having a balanced perspective. read more
It's our last day in Edmonton and we've had a great time thus far. I've given two full day lectures to two big rooms of people who listened, laughed and took notes. I enjoyed myself. It's nice when those things go well.We've had a pretty good experience with accessibility too, even though we've had little time to get out and explore. Show More Summary
Ms. Pham, the first person to contract the disease in the United States, had helped treat a Liberian man who died in Dallas.
On National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, it's time to look at how we can really change HIV rates, and the stigma that boosts them, at home first with the help of the Pope and PreP. read more