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New Method to Diagnose Malaria
Dec 10, 2012 | Adham Abdel Mottalib

Thanks to a team of researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark, it is now possible to conduct a highly sensitive malaria diagnosis from a single...

New Recommendation: HIV Testing for Everyone Aged 15-65
Nov 27, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released a draft recommendation that all individuals aged 15-65 get tested for human...

CDC Recommends Hepatitis C Testing for All Baby Boomers
May 24, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

Last Friday, the day before the first National Hepatitis Testing Day, the CDC announced a new recommendation that all “baby boomers” (those born...

HIV Testing Moves Closer to Home
May 17, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may soon approve the first over-the-counter at home HIV test that delivers results within 20 minutes....

Criminalization and stigma puts sex workers at high risk for HIV/AIDS
Dec 5, 2011 | Katharina Schwan

In Rwanda and Cameroon, as well as in many other African nations, prostitution is criminalized and sex workers may face an extended prison sentence...