Federal officials have announced that a young Mississippi girl, once thought to have been cured of HIV, now once again has detectable levels of the virus. This is a setback not just for the child, but also for hope of eradicating HIV in infants with a potent mix of drugs at birth.

Stat: Job Satisfaction Among Doctors

Jun 21, 2014
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For most doctors, job satisfaction is relatively modest, according to a recent survey. 

Sound Medicine: June 8, 2014

Jun 9, 2014

The "Sound Medicine" program for June 8

First FDA-Approved HIV Prevention Medication Causes Controversy

Jun 9, 2014
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The CDC now recommends that people who are at risk for HIV and AIDS take a daily pill called Truvada, a prescription medication that was approved by the FDA for HIV prevention in 2011, along with using a condom. 

Stat: HIV And AIDS In Movies

Jun 9, 2014

Over the last century, HIV and AIDS have been portrayed in movies, by well-known actors, including Tom Hanks. 

Breast Milk Delivered By Motor Bike

Jun 2, 2014

Immediate Treatment May Cure HIV-Positive Newborns

Mar 30, 2014


At the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections it was reported that several HIV-positive babies treated immediately after birth are now HIV free. Elaine Cox, M.D., discusses HIV treatment in newborns, how it differs from adults, and how HIV-positive expectant mothers can reduce the risk of transmission to newborns.

Sound Medicine: June 23, 2013

Jun 23, 2013

The “Sound Medicine” program for June 23