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1 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Health, Environmental Law, Law

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Health, Agriculture, Science, Human Sexuality

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Health

14 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | IRIN

Does the global HIV response understand sex?

MELBOURNE, 28 August 2014 - Stigma, squeamishness and misunderstanding of anal sex is leading to research gaps and inaccurate information about the risks of this common sexual behaviour, and hindering effective HIV/AIDS prevention strategies, experts say.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Health, Gay/Lesbian

20 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Nearly 600 new HIV cases recorded in July

The Department of Health reported on Thursday almost 600 new cases of human immunodeficiency virus in the month of July en route to establishing a new record high in the country.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality, Gay/Lesbian

20 hrs ago | LiveScience

How HIV Co-Opts Gut Bacteria

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: Health, The Conversation, Reggae, Genetics, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

DRENCHED, an end of summer pool party to benefit Life Group LA

As the summer come to an enda . get "DRENCHED" one last time at this fun fundraiser pool party to benefit The Life Group LA.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Examiner.com

Ryan Murphy passes on Larry Kramer's passionate torch

Director Ryan Murphy accepted the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for his triumphant HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer 's Tony Award-winning play "The Normal Heart" on Aug. 25, surrounded by his Emmy-nominated cast and the celebrated scribe himself, Larry Kramer.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Health

Big News Network.com

HIV Groups in Kenyan Slum Organize Self-Help

Kenyans living with HIV or AIDS in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum, are finding support groups essential to coping with the health, economic and social challenges they face.

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

Queerty

Man Learns He Was Intentionally Infected With HIV Via Facebook Message

Imagine the man you love lying about his HIV status to intentionally infect you with the virus, and then learning what he's done from a stranger on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Health

POZ

Having HIV Means Heart Health Medications May Be Overlooked

People with HIV treated at a major university are less likely to receive medications to support heart health than those who do not have HIV, aidsmap reports.

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Related Topix: Health, Duke University, Australia, World News, Medicine, Hypertension

POZ

AIDS Grove Renames Youth Scholarship to Honor Pedro Zamora

The National AIDS Memorial Grove has renamed its youth scholarship program after the late Pedro Zamora, according to a statement by the group.

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Related Topix: Health

Washington Times

Pa. camp helps youth affected by HIV/AIDS

It's not that the campers, counselors, and therapists who come together every year in Oxford, Chester County, had forgotten the reality of death that is part of living with HIV/AIDS.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Acupuncture

New Vision

For years, I thought I was HIV+

He was stigmatised and rejected for over seven years as everyone thought he had HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, Travel, World News, Uganda, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, Africa

Ghanamma.com

Over 12,000 People Infected With HIV

Statistics available to DAILY GUIDE indicates that about 12,073 HIV cases were recorded in the country last year while 14,000 people died from AIDS in the same year.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Elder and Youth Gathering to teach about HIV and AIDS

Dolores Templeton and Dianne Guger are preparing for the upcoming Elder and Youth Gathering as part of HIV health promotion by the Prince Albert MA©tis Women's Association.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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