Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll loveā€¦ Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



HIV Rates For Black Women In Parts Of The US Much Higher Than Previously Estimated

Study results released indicate that the HIV incidence rate for US women living in areas hardest hit by the epidemic is much higher than the overall estimated incidence rate in the US for black adolescent and adult women. The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) announced results from its HPTN 064 Women's HIV Seroincidence Study (ISIS) which found an HIV incidence of 0.24% in the study cohort of 2,099 women (88% black), a rate that is five fold higher than that estimated for black women overall by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
read more

share

Rate Of New Infection Is Beginning To Level Off In The Nation With The World's Highest Prevalence Of HIV

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

The results from a nationally representative HIV incidence study in Swaziland indicate that the national rate of new HIV infections is 2.38% among adults ages 18-49. This figure, comparable to the 2009 UNAIDS estimate of 2.66% for S... Read Post

HIV Rates for U.S. Urban Black Women Five Times Higher Than Previously Estimated

Health : Newswise Medical News (2 years ago)

A national team of AIDS experts at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere say they are surprised and dismayed by results of their new study showing that the yearly number of new cases of HIV infection among black women in Baltimore and other c... Read Post

HIV Rates for Black Women in Parts of the US Much Higher than Previously Estimated

Health : Newswise Medical News (2 years ago)

Newark is one of six locations in the United States that are the focus of a new study whose findings indicate that the HIV incidence rate for US women living in areas hardest hit by the epidemic is much higher than the overall estim... Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC