Jonathan H Mermin

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Name: Jonathan H Mermin
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

CDC researcher: 'global leader' in AIDS research lost in Malaysia air crash

ATLANTA (CBS46) -The director of AIDS research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the world lost one of its leading minds in HIV and AIDS research, when Malaysia Air flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine. Dr. Joep Lange was one of ... [Published CBS Atlanta - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Area clinic to be one of first to offer HIV drug as preventive measure

Just last week one of Sharon Lee’s HIV-positive patients came to her with a frustrating problem that set her in action:The man’s partner – who isn’t HIV-positive – wanted to take an HIV medication that can cut the risk of infection by 90 percent or more, ... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

CDC Issues New Recommendations on HIV Testing To Speed Diagnosis

New recommendations for HIV testing in laboratories will lead to HIV diagnosis as much as 3 to 4 weeks sooner, according to the CDC.The new approach "capitalizes on the latest technology to improve diagnosis of acute infection, the earliest stage of HIV ... [Published The AIDS Reader - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active High Schoolers Have Had an HIV Test

Just 22 percent of U.S. high school students who reported intercourse last year have ever received an HIV antibody test, despite the fact that this group is disproportionately affected by new cases of HIV. Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control ... [Published POZ.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students ever tested for HIV

YRBS data indicate progress in sexual risk behaviors differs by race/ethnicity and gender. Data indicate declines throughout the period of analysis in the percentage of female, Black, and Hispanic students who ever had sexual intercourse, but stability ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Revised CDC Guidelines for HIV Testing Encourage Earlier Diagnoses

Currently, a standard HIV antibody test detects the presence of antibodies that typically take two to eight weeks to develop. The updated guidelines recommend using a fourth-generation HIV test, which is a combination antibody-antigen test. These tests ... [Published The Body PRO - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

CDC Revises HIV Testing Guidelines to Better Identify Early Cases

AIDSmeds reported that CDC announced a new laboratory recommendation for HIV testing protocols to use technology that will better identify acute cases of the infection. CDC made the announcement to use fourth-generation HIV tests this week to correspond ... [Published The Body PRO - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 5 reports

A made-in-Canada health strategy is making waves worldwide – just not in Canada

TORONTO — Last month, Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Hospital took a step that not long ago would’ve been unthinkable: It closed its HIV/AIDS ward.It wasn’t getting new patients.British Columbia has become a global success story in combatting HIV/AIDS thanks ... [Published Global News Canada - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

To End America's Hepatitis C Epidemic, Bring It Out of the Shadows | Dr. Jonathan Mermin

Just 25 years ago, scientists identified the previously unknown virus that has since killed hundreds of thousands of Americans. It now threatens the health of millions more.The discovery of the hepatitis C virus led to effective ways of reducing transmission ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Obscure Federal Policy Change That Could Transform The Way We Fight AIDS

CREDIT: Shutterstock On Wednesday, federal health officials released new guidelines related to HIV treatment that, for the first time, officially endorse the use of a daily pill as a preventative measure against contracting the virus. The subtle ... [Published Think Progress - May 15 2014]
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 2 reports

CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines: What are the Key Points?

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTuCn4mdshc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines: What are the Key Points? Dr. Jonathan Mermin, Director of CDC's Center for HIV/AIDS, ... [Published CDC Streaming Health - YouTube - May 14 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Medicaid Expansion and the HIV Epidemic

One of the most intense public disputes about the ACA is the question of whether the Act is saving lives or killing them. Some partisans believe that the ACA will save thousands of lives, and some opponents are convinced that the law will kill thousands ... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Mar 24 2014]
Entities: HIV/AIDS, Medicaid, Epidemic

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Area clinic to be one of first to offer HIV dru... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 23 2014]
CDC researcher: 'global leader' in AIDS researc... [Published CBS Atlanta - Jul 23 2014]
CDC Issues New Recommendations on HIV Testing T... [Published The AIDS Reader - Jul 22 2014]
Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active High Schoolers Have... [Published POZ.com - Jul 21 2014]
Only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Jul 21 2014]
Revised CDC Guidelines for HIV Testing Encourag... [Published The Body PRO - Jul 02 2014]
CDC Revises HIV Testing Guidelines to Better Id... [Published The Body PRO - Jun 28 2014]
A made-in-Canada health strategy is making wave... [Published Global News Canada - Jun 27 2014]
New testing technology closes gaps in HIV preve... [Published The Clinical Advisor - Jun 27 2014]
CDC recommends testing procedure that can detec... [Published The Verge - Jun 27 2014]
CDC Recommends New HIV Testing That Cuts Detect... [Published Talking Points Memo - Jun 27 2014]
New CDC HIV Testing Recommendations Offer Faste... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Jun 26 2014]
To End America's Hepatitis C Epidemic, Bring It... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 24 2014]
The Obscure Federal Policy Change That Could Tr... [Published Think Progress - May 15 2014]
CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines: What are the Key Points? [Published CDC Streaming Health - YouTube - May 14 2014]
CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines: Why is PrEP Important [Published CDC Streaming Health - YouTube - May 14 2014]
The Medicaid Expansion and the HIV Epidemic [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Mar 24 2014]
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The Obscure Federal Policy Change That Could Tr... [Published Think Progress - May 15 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock On Wednesday, federal health officials released new guidelines related to HIV treatment that, for the first time, officially endorse the use of a daily pill as a preventative measure against contracting the virus. The subtle ...
CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines: What are the Key Points? [Published CDC Streaming Health - YouTube - May 14 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTuCn4mdshc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines: What are the Key Points? Dr. Jonathan Mermin, Director of CDC's Center for HIV/AIDS, ...
CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines: Why is PrEP Important [Published CDC Streaming Health - YouTube - May 14 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jay1yWSiXE8&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;CDC HIV PrEP Guidelines: Why is PrEP Important Dr. Jonathan Mermin, Director of CDC's Center for HIV/AIDS, ...
The Medicaid Expansion and the HIV Epidemic [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Mar 24 2014]
One of the most intense public disputes about the ACA is the question of whether the Act is saving lives or killing them. Some partisans believe that the ACA will save thousands of lives, and some opponents are convinced that the law will kill thousands ...
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