Chronic Hep C Cases Affect Millions in US
With emerging viruses like bird flu and MERS in the news, many Americans may not give much thought to hepatitis C. But new research shows the illness still affects millions in the US.
HIV is a Common Problem in the Mental Health Community
HIV and mental illness are two chronic conditions that can carry similar health and economic burdens. However, treatment and care for both are rarely integrated.
Many Adults Not Getting Recommended Vaccines
Adults may be concerned about their children's vaccinations, but are they concerned with their own? New data from a US survey suggests that adult vaccination levels may need a boost.
Too Late to Treatment for Many Young HIV Patients
HIV treatment can help patients manage their condition if it is started early. However, not everyone seeks out treatment early enough.
How HIV May Strike the Heart
By 2015, HIV patients are expected to be surviving to and past 50 years old. Therefore, these patients may need to be closely monitored for conditions tied to older age, such as heart disease.
The Vital Role of Vitamin D
Vitamin D is a nutrient that the body needs to maintain overall good health. Here are nine reasons why vitamin D plays a vital role in your health.
New Rx Combo Was Effective Against Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C patients may soon have a much more effective and simple treatment. One recent study showed that combining two new medications was safe and reduced the amount of active virus in patients.
Tips for Women with HIV AIDS
Being diagnosed with HIV/AIDS is not easy, but you don’t have to let the condition control your life.
HIV Patients' Life Expectancy Can Be Normal
Advances in drug therapy for HIV are allowing HIV patients to live fuller and longer lives. It's possible that the average life expectancy of an HIV-positive person with treatment is approaching the life expectancy of uninfected people.
Celebrities Supporting Nonprofits You Should Know
Celebrities often use the spotlight to promote initiatives that they believe in. Here is a list of some notible celebrity nonprofit contributions.