Nearly 100 people, including 14 doctors and nurses, were charged for their roles in separate Medicare scams that collectively billed the taxpayer-funded program for roughly $223 million in bogus charges in a massive bust spanning eight cities, federal authorities said Tuesday.
New guidelines where released by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force which assert that all clinical patients between the ages of 15 and 65 should be tested for HIV.
A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who’s now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.
Health officials say one in five new HIV infections occur in a tiny segment of the population — young men who are gay or bisexual.
There’s a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.
Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended type of scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.
AIDS is graying. By the end of the decade, the government estimates, more than half of Americans living with HIV will be over 50.
A new report says the HIV infection rate in the District of Columbia has dipped to 2.7 percent.
Federal health regulators have delayed a decision on whether to approve the first pill shown to prevent HIV infection, the drug’s manufacturer says.
American consumers may soon be able to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their own homes, after a panel of experts on Tuesday recommended approval of the first rapid, over-the-counter HIV test.
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