Tag: hiv

African American Women HIV Rates on the Rise, Rivals African Women

Posted on March 13, 2012 | No Comments

The Center for Disease Control estimates that 1 out of every 32 black women will be infected with HIV during her lifetime. Although black women represent only 14 percent of the US female population, they constitute 66 percent of all new HIV infections. The infection rates of black women in the United States rival those in the Congo and Kenya.

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Canadian University Discovers Cure for HIV/AIDS?

Posted on December 21, 2011 | No Comments

Tuesday Dec. 20, the United States Food and Drug Administration have approved researchers from the University of Western Ontario to test a possible HIV/AIDS vaccine, according to a press release by the university. This grants researchers permission to conduct human trials.

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