Navigation Links
U.S Prisons Not To Be Blamed For Spread Of AIDS Epidemic, CDC HIV Study

A new study published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights that very few prisoners in U.S prisons acquire the HIV/AIDS virus// and contradicts the widely held public perception which blames U.S. prisons for spread of the AIDS epidemic.

The study for the first time challenges the belief that imprisonment directly contributes to high incidence of HIV/AIDS, among the Blacks. The researchers of the present study gathered data from Georgia’s prison system, which accommodates nearly 45,000 prisoners. It is also the nation’s fifth largest prison system.

Upon compilation of the data, it was found that 90% of the HIV positive men had acquired the deadly infection before their captivity. Furthermore, the extensive 17-year study established that only 88 men had become infected in the prison, through homosexual contact.

The prison officials are indeed aware of the presence of gay sex inside the prison. In fact, 50% of those who got infected behind the bars reported that their partners were prison staff members, and not other inmates, as previously thought. Surprisingly, a majority of the inmates who reported indulgence in homosexual activities described it as being consensual.

At this juncture, with little information available, it is not clear if the prison officials were the source of HIV infection or if they had become infected.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Archaic Law Hindering HIV Prevention In Namibian Prisons
2. Scottish Prisons May Get Needle Exchange Programs
3. Bill Passed Directing Prisons To Provide Inmates With HIV Testing, Treatment
4. Green Onions Blamed in Outbreak
5. Women Poorly Informed About Contraceptive Options: Doctors Blamed
6. Sex Determination Gene Blamed For High Incidence Of Parkinson’s In Me
7. Referral Schemes Blamed By GPs For Treatment Delay
8. Fat Virus, Ad-36 Blamed For Obesity Epidemic In Australians
9. Are We To Be Blamed for The Bird Flu
10. Journalists Blamed For Bird Flu Spread Across Israel
11. Watching TV Blamed for Weight Gain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Prisons Not Blamed For Spread AIDS Epidemic CDC HIV Study

(Date:6/29/2015)... MA (PRWEB) , ... June 30, 2015 , ... ... Connecticut in early November at one of the industry’s premier thought leadership symposiums, ... 250 administrators, directors of nursing, rehabilitation managers and other management and corporate personnel ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... , ... June 30, 2015 , ... With thousands of ... its involvement in a much-needed autism support center, planned at Utah Valley University, in ... formal approval for the center and the building in which it will be housed. ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... ... June 29, 2015 , ... Cosmetic Town Journal ... potential patients about a variety of plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures including: breast ... It has been the main focus of Cosmetic Town Journal to become the ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 29, ... ... organizations, has announced that Dr. Gabriel Martin Del Campo is their newest FAA-certified ... Administration (FAA) physical examination is available for all fledging pilots seeking to obtain ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... ... June 29, 2015 , ... Displays and Exhibits , ... is offering discounted pricing on all purchases that include branding. Enter price code brand2015 ... is the logo. The website, packaging and promotional materials, all should integrate the company ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Gov. Mark Parkinson, President and CEO of AHCA/NCAL to Give Keynote Address at Harmony 2015 2Health News:Gov. Mark Parkinson, President and CEO of AHCA/NCAL to Give Keynote Address at Harmony 2015 3Health News:doTERRA Partners With Utah Valley University on Autism Support Center 2Health News:doTERRA Partners With Utah Valley University on Autism Support Center 3Health News:Board of Advisors Now Coming to Cosmetic Town 2Health News:Healthpointe Now Offering FAA Physical Exams in San Bernardino County 2Health News:Stock Up on Logo Branding Tools Reduced this Month and Next Month from Displays and Exhibits 2
... Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, June ... the nape of the neck may mean more headache-free ... to other treatments, a new study suggests. More ... marked by intense pain, sensitivity to light and sound, ...
... The latest works by some of Singapore,s leading writers ... the spotlight at The Contemporary, an international conference of ... University (NTU). Presented by the University,s ... and Social Sciences (CLASS) programme, The Contemporary conference will ...
... The Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University ... for interdisciplinary research aimed at finding practical solutions promoting ... grants totaling $1,025,000 over two years to tackle a ... American Samoa to groundwater supply in China. The seven ...
... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, June 22 ... two standard drugs, is highly effective at treating hepatitis C, ... The drug works not only in patients just starting ... found. The hepatitis C virus can lurk in the ...
... 2011 Infants born to mothers who received the influenza ... to be hospitalized for the flu than infants born to ... to a new collaborative study by researchers at Wake Forest ... on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends influenza vaccination for anyone older ...
... Reporter , WEDNESDAY, June 22 (HealthDay News) -- The edict ... as a new analysis points to the increased consumption of ... a major cause of weight gain in people across the ... television watching, exercise and sleep were also linked to gradual ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Implantable Device May Help Ease Tough Migraines 2Health News:Implantable Device May Help Ease Tough Migraines 3Health News:NTU hosts landmark conference on contemporary literature and the arts 2Health News:Stanford Woods Institute awards Environmental Venture Projects 2Health News:Stanford Woods Institute awards Environmental Venture Projects 3Health News:Stanford Woods Institute awards Environmental Venture Projects 4Health News:New Drug Effectively Treats Hepatitis C 2Health News:New Drug Effectively Treats Hepatitis C 3Health News:New Drug Effectively Treats Hepatitis C 4Health News:Influenza vaccination during pregnancy protects newborns 2Health News:Chips, Fries, Soda Most to Blame for Long-Term Weight Gain 2Health News:Chips, Fries, Soda Most to Blame for Long-Term Weight Gain 3
(Date:6/29/2015)... Calif. , June 29, 2015  The ... innovative features to cars on the basis of ... The industry is now on the verge of ... cars. While automotive HWW non-critical features such as ... be present in 30 to 40 percent of ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... 29, 2015 ReadSense, ... und Strand Life Sciences, weltweiter Marktführer in ... haben eine Kooperationsvereinbarung unterzeichnet. Laut Vereinbarung werden ... basierend auf NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing), für die ... von Epilepsie und primären Immundefizenz (PI)-Erkrankungen. Strand ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... and OXFORD, England ... Company (NYSE: LLY ) and Immunocore Limited ... immunotherapy-based clinical trial collaboration to explore the utility ... IMCgp100, in combination with Lilly,s galunisertib (LY2157299) and ... goal of the collaboration is to identify combination ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Convergence Trends See the Automotive Industry Integrate Health, Wellness and Wellbeing into Vehicles 2Convergence Trends See the Automotive Industry Integrate Health, Wellness and Wellbeing into Vehicles 3Convergence Trends See the Automotive Industry Integrate Health, Wellness and Wellbeing into Vehicles 4Das Genomic Center of Nanocenters 'Technospark' und 'Dubna', Russland und Strand Life Sciences, Indien werden gemeinsam Tests zur Diagnose von Erbkrankheiten entwickeln 2Das Genomic Center of Nanocenters 'Technospark' und 'Dubna', Russland und Strand Life Sciences, Indien werden gemeinsam Tests zur Diagnose von Erbkrankheiten entwickeln 3Lilly and Immunocore Announce Immunotherapy-based Clinical Trial Collaboration in Melanoma 2Lilly and Immunocore Announce Immunotherapy-based Clinical Trial Collaboration in Melanoma 3Lilly and Immunocore Announce Immunotherapy-based Clinical Trial Collaboration in Melanoma 4Lilly and Immunocore Announce Immunotherapy-based Clinical Trial Collaboration in Melanoma 5Lilly and Immunocore Announce Immunotherapy-based Clinical Trial Collaboration in Melanoma 6Lilly and Immunocore Announce Immunotherapy-based Clinical Trial Collaboration in Melanoma 7
... May 29, 2012  Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:  HZNP) ... Office has issued patent number 8,168,218 titled "Delayed ... RAYOS® (5 mg Delayed-Release Prednisone).  Horizon is the ... respect of the patent and SkyePharma,s related proprietary ...
... May 29, 2012  Reportlinker.com announces that ... available in its catalogue: ... Players, Markets and Forecasts   ... expectancy in the developed world increases ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Horizon Pharma Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent Covering RAYOS (delayed-release prednisone) 2Horizon Pharma Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent Covering RAYOS (delayed-release prednisone) 3Transdermal Hormone Replacement: Products, Players, Markets and Forecasts 2Transdermal Hormone Replacement: Products, Players, Markets and Forecasts 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: