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hiv/aids

Opioid epidemic
Public support remains low for needle exchanges, safe injection sites
Published July 21, 2018
Despite growing concerns over the opioid epidemic, majority of Americans don't support proven harm-reduction programs, study finds
Medicine
A new milestone in HIV-positive organ donation
Published July 21, 2018
Johns Hopkins is the first center in the U.S. approved for living donor HIV-positive to HIV-positive kidney transplants
HIV/AIDS
Prevention program prompts drop in HIV infections
Published July 21, 2018
Study of 34,000 people in Uganda suggests U.S.-funded global effort to curb HIV infection in high-risk populations is working
Male circumcision boosts women's health
Published July 21, 2018
Procedure shown to reduce transmission of HIV, other sexually transmitted diseases
HIV/AIDS
Study: Latent HIV reservoirs can grow despite effective therapy
Published July 21, 2018
Proliferation of reservoir cells poses persistent barrier to developing a cure for HIV / Hopkins Medicine
Women's health
Better health linked to decline in domestic violence
Published July 21, 2018
Researchers find reduction in domestic violence when chronically ill women receive life-saving treatment
HIV/AIDS
Dangers of 'shock and kill'
Published July 21, 2018
HIV treatment strategy of awakening dormant virus could cause harmful brain inflammation / Hopkins Medicine
Global health
Jhpiego expands HIV prevention strategy in Kenya
Published July 21, 2018
Jhpiego receives $22.3M for project that provides daily pill that could prevent spread of HIV among vulnerable populations
Epidemiology
Public health behind bars
Published July 21, 2018
Study finds that prisons contribute to global health epidemics such as tuberculosis, hepatitis, HIV / The Baltimore Sun
HIV prevention
Jhpiego reaches 2 million in HIV prevention effort
Published July 21, 2018
Voluntary medical male circumcisions already performed in Africa could avert more than 50,000 HIV infections