Health News

HIV Risk: Don't Guess, Get a Test
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlighted a seven-month improvement in the time between HIV infection and diagnosis.
First Two-Drug HIV Combo Approved
Juluca, the first complete two-drug combination treatment for adults with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has been approved.
GBS: A Preventable Threat to Infants
Many women around the world carry bacteria that could threaten their health and the health of their infants, according to a new study.
On the Rise: Lung Disease Deaths
In recent decades, the United States has seen an increase in deaths from chronic respiratory diseases, according to a new study.
Protect Yourself from Severe Infections
Detecting sepsis early can make all the difference.
HIV Combo Rx Found Safe for Teens
An HIV combination medication that has already been approved to reduce HIV risk in adults can safely be given to youth, according to a new study.
FDA Gives Thumbs Up to New Antibiotic
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new antibiotic.
First US Rx for Chagas Disease Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first United States treatment for Chagas disease.
Yellow Fever Vaccine Out of Stock
Planning to travel to Africa or Central or South America? Preparing for your trip may be a little more complicated than usual, according to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC).
The Impact of the Rotavirus Vaccine
The rotavirus vaccine helped keep hundreds of thousands of children out of the hospital, according to estimates from a new study.