HIV

January 29, 2018

Early in the HIV/AIDS epidemic, men were thought to be at a higher risk for the disease. Today, according to the World Health Organization, about half of the 35 million people living with HIV are women.

November 30, 2017

University of Washington researchers have pinpointed genetic variants that markedly increase HIV infection risk among people exposed to the virus.

November 30, 2017

This World’s AIDS Day marks great progress in King County and Washington state. The numbers of new HIV diagnoses in King County are at their lowest level since 1998 and at the lowest level in Washington state since 1985, new data indicates.

A new grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow researchers led by the University of Washington to determine whether hormonal contraceptives increase women's risk of acquiring HIV.  

Nuttada Panpradist, a Ph.D.

Researchers have found that breastfeeding mothers taking the antiretroviral drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine have a low risk of side effects.

Providing HIV medication to both members of a HIV-serodiscordant couple substantially reduced the risk of transmission within that couple, according to a

Increasingly, people at risk for HIV infection are turning to preventive drug measures to help stave off the virus.

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