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23 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies flown to Netherlands

Bells pealed and flags flew at half mast across the Netherlands on Wednesday on a day of grief tinged with anger ahead of the arrival of the first bodies of victims from a Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine last week on a flight from Amsterdam.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Australia

4 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Legalizing Prostitution Would Protect Sex Workers From HIV

If prostitution were legal around the world, the transmission of HIV among female sex workers would go down by at least a third, according to a paper presented at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Transgender

6 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Anti-gay laws can fuel spread of HIV, research finds

Stigma and discrimination have always played a major role in the global AIDS epidemic, but they are getting renewed attention this year at the ongoing International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Australia, World News, Vladimir Putin, Columbia University

10 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Study: More positives for HIV pillsStudy: More positives for HIV...

After the study ended, they were offered the chance to keep getting the pills for free, and three-quarters agreed.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABS-CBN News

After 'Dyesebel,' Anne flies to Australia for break

After her hit fantasy series "Dyesebel" ended its run last Friday, lead actress Anne Curtis is now taking a short break in Melbourne, Australia.

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Science Daily

Anti-cancer drug kicks HIV out of hiding

An anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV, a pilot study by HIV researchers has shown.

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Slate Magazine

Myths and Misreporting About Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

By now you have certainly heard of the luckiest man alive - the flying Dutchman who cheated death twice.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Australia,

New Scientist

Latest HIV purge claims prompt calls for more caution

HIV has been undetectable for more than three years in the blood of two Australian bone-marrow recipients.

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Medical News Today

Hope for new HIV treatment following biomarker discovery

Median HIV viral load reduction more than doubled among participants with high anti-C5/gp41732-744 antibody levels who received therapeutic HIV vaccine candidate Vacc-4x in exploratory, ad hoc, subset analysis by St George's and Bionor Pharma Further analysis of a Phase II study of therapeutic HIV vaccine candidate Vacc-4x revealed a potential ... (more)

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Australia, World News

Congleton Guardian

Branson urges 'drugs war' rethink

Drug users should be treated with compassion rather than criminalised, Sir Richard Branson has said, as he called for a rethink of current "repressive" policies on drugs.

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Related Topix: Richard Branson, Australia, World News

KHOU-TV Houston

HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Transgender, UC San Francisco

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Decriminalization of sex work could reduce HIV infections

The decriminalization of sex work could significantly decrease global HIV infections among female sex workers, leading to a reduction of at least a third in three countries examined by researchers, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Prison

The New Zealand Herald

Twelve Questions: Rodney Wayne

Rodney Wayne was a butcher with two young children when he decided to retrain as a hairdresser.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Home Gardening, Home, Australia, World News,

Wall Street Journal

Australia Regulator Censures RBS

MELBOURNE, Australia-Australia's securities regulator has censured Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC after the bank found some of its traders likely tried to influence the daily setting of the country's benchmark interbank lending rate.

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New Scientist

Drug combo 'game changer' for drug-resistant TB

The first new medication in half a century for the widespread treatment of tuberculosis has also shown the potential to cure drug-resistant TB.

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Mirror.co.uk

Casanova raised A 27,000 for charity after giving up sex for a YEAR - now he's a new man

A self-confessed 'player' who gave up sex for a year raised A 27,000 for charity - says he's now a changed man.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Australia, World News, Blog News

Forbes.com

Joep Lange, The Physician-Scientist Before The Medical Diplomat

The tragic loss of the prominent Dutch HIV/AIDS researcher, Joep Lange, M.D., Ph.D., 59, has been reverberating throughout the world since he and his partner, Jacqueline van Tongeren, perished with 296 others on Thursday when their Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, World News, Malaysia, Australia, Duke University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Viramune, Nevirapine (generic)

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Toronto Star

Africa's HIV stigma threatens AIDS battle

In a busy Mozambique clinic, a 25-year-old mother says she won't tell her estranged husband she has HIV for fear she will be blamed and beaten.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Australia, World News, Aung San Suu Kyi

Fiji Times

Big fight for Tagi

FIJI middleweight champion Opeti Tagi flew out of the country yesterday to prepare for the biggest fight of his life.

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The Town Talk

AIDS pandemic may be reversed despite lack of cure

With widespread numbers of HIV patients in treatment, researchers and advocates are talking at this week's International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, about finally reversing the pandemic.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Australia, World News, Medicine, Infectious Diseases

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