Monthly Archives: November 2017

HIV Viral Suppression: Separating Fact From Fiction

If you’re confused about HIV and what viral suppression means, you’re not alone. The National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) recently published a blog post entitled “10 Things to Know About HIV Suppression,” which offers a wealth of information for physicians and patients alike. Among the highlights: *Viral suppression means the disease is undetectable thanks to ever more advanced antiretroviral (ART) drug treatment. Although HIV doesn’t disappear from the body, the levels of the virus fall...

Universities Across the Nation Plan Events for World AIDS Day

The University of Texas at Dallas will be hosting the 2017 HIV/AIDS Awareness Week November 27 – December 1, leading up to World AIDS Day on December 1st. HIV/AIDS Awareness Week will focus on education and prevention efforts, and will also include a display of panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt, a special display of student artwork, an interactive electronic poetry display by Labsynthe (Laboratory of Synthetic and Electronic Poetry) and a reading of names of people who died of HIV/AIDS and whose...