Archive for August 20th, 2009

HIV-Related Deaths Decrease in United States

With the advancement in HIV treatment, a 2007 report released by National Center for Health Statistics indicates that there was a 10-percent drop in overall HIV-related death rate in the United States.  It was the biggest one-year decline in HIV-related mortality since 1998.Representatives of NCHS, which is under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are surprised by the findings especially on how much number of HIV-related death cases have decreased.  They still find it unclear whethe…