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42 min ago | EDGE

New amfAR Grants Fund Search for the Cure

A total of $2.4 million will fund seven research teams from Berlin to Boston to Sydney to San Francisco to Chicago to Barcelona as they search for the cure to HIV/AIDS.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Genetics

1 hr ago | Business Journal

Yerkes team receives HIV grant

The group, led by Dr. Guido Silvestri on the campus of Emory University , will study non-human primates infected with simian immunodeficiency virus , which closely mimics HIV in humans.

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Related Topix: Health, Emory University, Genetics, Medicine

3 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Expressive Therapy Helps Women with HIV Avoid Isolation

Emerging research suggest a group intervention technique can help women living with HIV disclose their health status and improve their social support.

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Related Topix: Health, UC San Francisco, Depression

7 hrs ago | New York Magazine

Forgetting HIVA pill called Truvada can block infection. But it...

Left: 'I equate PrEP to the Pill. People had a backlash against it at first, thinking it would lead to promiscuity.

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Related Topix: Health, Hell's Kitchen, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Pacha, House, Human Sexuality

Sun Jul 13, 2014

P&T Community

Toddler - Functionally Cured' of HIV Now Has Detectable Disease, Researchers Find

The child known as the "Mississippi Baby" - an infant seemingly cured of human immunodeficiency virus infection whose case was reported in the New England Journal of Medicine last fall - now has detectable levels of HIV after more than 2 years of not taking antiretroviral therapy without evidence of virus, according to a report from the National ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases

Blaze

UNICEF joins ENUF in campaign to support HIV-positive people

ENUF is a crowd-sourced campaign that uses the experiences of people living with HIV to challenge stigma and discrimination, while celebrating the resilience of HIV-positive people in overcoming these challenges.

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Related Topix: Health

The Motley Fool

Obamacare's Surprising HIV Drug Demand

The Affordable Care Act has established basic core health requirements for insurance plans offered in the U.S. that support those diagnosed with life-threatening chronic diseases, including HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicaid, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Bristol Myers Squibb

TheBlaze.com

'Exploding Epidemics' of HIV/AIDS Prompt This Blunt Recommendation

As the old killer makes a comeback, the World Health Organization is urging precautionary measures for one group in particular: men who have sex with men.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News

CiteULike

Reliable reconstruction of HIV-1 whole genome haplotypes reveals...

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Child once thought "cured" of HIV tests positive

A young girl who made headlines around the world when she appeared to have been "cured" of HIV soon after birth has now tested positive for the AIDS virus.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

GhanaWeb

37 Military Hospital gets support from Jhpiego

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, with funding from the US President's emergency Plan for AIDS Relief , has donated computers and hospital equipment worth GHA 100, 000 to the Ghana Armed Forces of the 37 Military Hospital.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Ghana, Africa

BroadwayWorld.com

Stage and Screen Star Jai Rodriguez to Act as Honorary Trail Guide...

The 9th Annual Saddle Up LA: an AIDS benefit trail ride and BBQ is set for Saturday, July 12 at 3pm.

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Related Topix: Dance, Health, Malibu Country, Reality TV, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Entertainment, Television, Jai Rodriguez, Glendale, CA

The Times of India

More parents want Goa school to kick out 'HIV+' kids

PANAJI: Impasse over continuation of 13-odd "HIV positive" students in a South Goa school has deepened with more parents now resolving to withdraw their wards from the school in protest against management's decision to not cancel admission of these children.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, World News, India,

Ars Technica

Why wiping out HIV "reservoirs" is so hard

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, does its damage by decimating immune cells. But it also lies dormant in some cells, creating a reservoir that can restart an active infection long after the active virus has been cleared by treatments.

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Related Topix: Health

Truthdig

Hopes for HIV Treatment Dashed After Virus Reappears in 'Cured Girl'

HIV scientists believed they were on the path towards a cure for AIDS when an infected newborn showed no signs of the virus after a new treatment.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Gay men urged to take HIV pill as a vaccine

ASHLEY HALL: The World Health Organization is urging all sexually active gay men to take drugs normally used to treat HIV in order to prevent infection happening in the first place.

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The Daily Star

Hopes of HIV cure dashed after girl relapses

A U.S. girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV - and therefore is not cured.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

EDGE

Miracle House Closes After 24 Years

After 24 years, the health care charity Miracle House has announced they will shutter operations after one final fundraising drive for closing costs.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

New Hampshire Public Radio -

New Guidelines for Gay Men: A Daily Anti-HIV Pill

The World Health Organization has thrown its weight behind a controversial strategy for curbing the spread of HIV/AIDS: Today the organization strongly recommended that men who have sex with men consider taking a daily pill that prevents infection with the virus.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prince George Citizen

HIV testing now routine patient care

In an effort to reduce the barriers that come with HIV testing, the procedure will be part of regular patient care for all northern communities.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada

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