Research/News - 2012

HIV Rates Among US Black Women Higher Than Previously Reported

Mar 26, 2012

A study recently presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) demonstrated much higher rates of HIV infection in US black women than originally thought. The study of geographic "hot spots" of HIV infection found an incidence rate (0.24%)... Read More

Sperm Washing and Pregnancy in Serodiscordant Couples

Feb 29, 2012

Researchers reported on ten serodiscordant couples in which the male partner was HIV-positive. The couples used sperm washing and intrauterine insemination to achieve pregnancy in four of the cases. In all cases, no HIV transmission occured to mother or infant... Read More