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3 hrs ago | Seattle Gay News

NIH finds possible substitute for antiretrovirals

The technique, called 'passive immunotherapy,' may prove to be an effective substitute for the antiretroviral medications now used to control HIV, lead researcher Dr. Tae-Wook Chun said.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Infectious Diseases

7 hrs ago | Seattle Gay News

The woman who found the HIV virus: Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Francoise ...

Here in her capacity as global ambassador and President of the International AIDS Society , that question followed her once again on her first visit to Seattle, where she took center stage August 27 at a public forum hosted by Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center.

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10 hrs ago | Seattle Gay News

13-year-old girl's science project IDs fungus threat to HIV patients

Elan Filler, the daughter of UCLA infectious disease specialist Dr. Scott Filler, was looking for a summer science project.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Genetics

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WWLP

dance for a cause

They were dancing with a purpose in Easthampton Friday night for a Latin Dance Bash at Eastworks on Pleasant Street.

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Related Topix: Health, The Foundations, Oldies, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Springfield, MA

Q-Notes

Community leadership should make HIV a priority

You've heard it. You've condemned it. You think it's anti-gay bigotry to say it.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

POZ

Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies May Control HIV Without ARVs

New research has shown that broadly neutralizing antibodies can block HIV from entering into or replicating inside of CD4 cells in a laboratory setting.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Medical Daily

LA Porn Star Suspected To Be HIV Positive, Adult Film Industry Shuts...

Los Angeles-based porn producers are exercising an industry-wide moratorium - a temporary prohibition of activity - after one star is suspected to be HIV-positive.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality

KGNS-TV Laredo

HIV cases on the rise in Bexar County

HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. According to metro health the number of people infected with HIV increased 11 percent in 2013.

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Related Topix: Health, Bexar County, TX

Q-Notes

Young, Queer and Homeless in the Queen City

Writer Francisco White interviews these young people to bring awareness and heightened attention to the challenges they face.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Health

Medical News Today

HIV cure failure in Mississippi baby 'the beginning of a new chapter'

Last month, the near possibility of an HIV cure was crippled; the "Mississippi baby" - a child believed to have been functionally cured of HIV - was found to have the virus once again.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Medical News Today

Strategy to achieve sustained HIV remission shows promise

A laboratory study led by scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health , lends further weight to the potential effectiveness of passive immunotherapy to suppress HIV in the absence of drug treatment.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

National Review Online

Edward C. Green: AIDS in South Africa

The article assumes that success in bringing down HIV prevalence has been due mostly to greater access to AIDS drugs.

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Related Topix: Health, South Africa, Africa, World News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KUGN-AM Eugene

How the HIV Cure That Wasn't May Hold a Positive Lesson After All

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say that even though a baby in Mississippi who was initially thought to have been cured of HIV later relapsed, there may have been important information gleaned from the case.

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Related Topix: Health, Johns Hopkins University

Science Blog

Experimental Drug Combo a Possible One-two Punch Against HIV

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center have received a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study an experimental drug combination that appears to rid white blood cells of HIV and keep the infection in check for long periods.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Rochester, Immunology, Biology, Science

Pasadena Star-News

Porn actor tests positive for HIV, adult film production shut down nationwide

Adult-film studios locally and nationwide were asked to halt production Thursday after a performer tested positive for HIV, a trade group for the industry announced.

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Evanston Review

'Dance for Life' raises $175,000 to fund HIV/AIDS care

The 23rd annual "Dance for Life" gala benefiting HIV/AIDS care took place in the Grand Ballroom of the Chicago Hilton.

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Related Topix: Health, Chicago, IL, Arts, Ballet

PhysOrg Weblog

New analysis of old HIV vaccines finds potentially protective immune response

Applying the benefit of hindsight, researchers at Duke Medicine have reanalyzed the findings of two historic pediatric HIV vaccine trials with encouraging results.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Sensory-tested drug-delivery vehicle could limit spread of HIV, AIDS

A unique method for delivering compounds that could positively impact the global battle against HIV and AIDS may be possible, thanks to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Health.com

California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People With HIV

A potentially deadly fungus that has been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades grows on trees, a new study finds.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: HIV Prevention Act Angers Ugandan Aids Activists

Uganda's president recently signed the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act into law.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Africa, World News

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