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Red Cross scolds 'failed' HIV policy among nations

(AP) -- The spread of HIV and AIDS among millions of people could be slowed if addicts who inject drugs were treated as medical patients rather than as criminals, the International Federation of the Red Cross said Friday.

dateNov 26, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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3 big developments make AIDS outlook more hopeful

(AP) -- In the nearly 30 years the AIDS epidemic has raged, there has never been a more hopeful day than this. Three striking developments took place Tuesday: U.N. officials said new HIV cases are dropping dramatically worldwide. ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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South Africa to test all HIV patients for TB

(AP) -- Health officials in South Africa said Wednesday they recommend screening all HIV patients for tuberculosis and want automatic TB tests for HIV patients to become normal procedure within five years.

dateOct 13, 2010 in Health
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