News tagged with hiv test

New drug regimens cut HIV spread from mother to infant

Pregnant women who are unaware that they have HIV miss the chance for drug treatment that can benefit not only their own health, but could also prevent them from transmitting the virus to their infants. When HIV is not diagnosed ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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HIV testing for children must be improved

National HIV programs should recognize that HIV testing and counseling systems designed for adults do not meet the needs of children. Therefore, according to Scott Kellerman from Management Sciences for Health, Virginia, ...

dateJul 20, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Dynamic HIV testing

A relatively simple electronic gadget could speed up HIV/AIDS diagnostics and improve accuracy particularly in parts of the world with very limited access to healthcare workers. The device is described in the International Jo ...

dateMay 19, 2010 in Medical research
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