Tests Suggest Baby Born With HIV May Be Cured Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in an American baby born with the AIDS virus — a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.
CDC To Offer Free AIDS Tests At Local DrugstoresOn Tuesday the CDC announced that a $1.2 million program will offer free rapid HIV tests at pharmacies and in-store clinics in several North Texas cities and 23 other communities across the country.
FDA Panel Backs First Pill To Block HIV InfectionThe first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.
Just 1 In 4 With HIV Have Infection Under ControlOnly about 1 in 4 Americans with the AIDS virus have the infection under control with medications, federal health officials said Tuesday.
North Texas Planned Parenthood Concerned About U.S. House DecisionThe U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill with an amendment singling out the Planned Parenthood organization. The “Pence Amendment” would cut all federal funding, about $317 million dollars to the non-profit organization, which serves an estimated 90,000 DFW residents.