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Life expectancy of HIV-positive Canadians rises to 65 years: study

The study, from the Canadian Observational Cohort Collaboration, indicated the overall life expectancy of Canadians undergoing antiretroviral treatment for the AIDS-causing virus had climbed to 65 years -- about a 16-year jump since 2000.

Published
10 August 2015
From
CTV News
Younger gay men have much lower risk of acquiring HIV than previous generations, but racial disparities persist

An innovative analysis of HIV trends in the Seattle area has found that gay men who were born in the early 1960s had the highest lifetime

Published
23 July 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Reaching UNAIDS HIV treatment targets could avert millions of deaths and new infections

Achieving UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets for getting more people with HIV diagnosed and on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in two of the hardest-hit countries – Nigeria and South Africa

Published
18 July 2015
By
Liz Highleyman
UNAIDS announces that the goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months ahead of schedule

The AIDS targets of MDG 6—halting and reversing the spread of HIV—have been achieved and exceeded, according to a new report released today by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). New HIV infections have fallen by 35% and AIDS-related deaths by 41%. The global response to HIV has averted 30 million new HIV infections and nearly 8 million (7.8 million) AIDS-related deaths since 2000, when the MDGs were set.

Published
14 July 2015
From
UNAIDS
US: Hepatitis C Rising -- Especially Among Young People -- and May Be Underestimated

While hepatitis C has traditionally been predominant among Baby Boomers, the new report shows that HCV incidence is rising fastest among young people. But a recently published related study suggests that formal surveillance methods may grossly underestimate the number of people newly infected with HCV.

Published
06 July 2015
From
HIVandHepatitis.com
Washington DC sees 'remarkable' drop in number of newly reported HIV cases

The number of newly diagnosed cases of HIV and the deaths related to the illness continued to drop in the District of Columbia in 2013, although overall prevalence of the virus remained at epidemic levels, according to data released Tuesday by the city.

Published
02 July 2015
From
Washington Post
More than 1 in 8 Americans with HIV unaware

Roughly 87 percent of people in the United States who have HIV have been diagnosed, close to the goal of 90 percent by 2015 set by President Barack Obama as part of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in 2010.

Published
26 June 2015
From
UPI.com
Just Five States Have HIV Diagnosis Rates Over 90 Percent

The CDC has released estimates of the rate of people living with HIV who are aware of their serostatus, broken down by state.

Published
26 June 2015
From
AIDSMeds
Drastic acceleration of HIV fight needed to stop AIDS resurgence

The global HIV epidemic could see a resurgence in just five years without a drastic acceleration in efforts to prevent and treat the AIDS virus, the United Nations and disease experts said on Thursday.

Published
25 June 2015
From
Reuters
Four in ten people diagnosed with HIV in Europe are migrants

Nearly four out of every ten people with HIV in the European Economic Area (EEA) is a migrant to the country in which they are diagnosed,

Published
24 June 2015
By
Gus Cairns
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