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19 min ago | Science Blog

HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

The study's findings counter doubts about whether the vaccine would be helpful, said the Brown University medical professor who led the study.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, HPV

19 min ago | Queerty

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Pres. Calls Truvada A "Party Drug", Refuels Debate Over PrEP Meds

Last week AIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein described HIV prevention drug Truvada as a "party drug" in an article published by Associated Press.

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2 hrs ago | POZ

Barriers to HIV Care Remain for Latinos in the Deep South

Many barriers to HIV care remain for Latino communities in the Southern United States, according to the recently released 2011 to 2013 report from the Latinos in the Deep South program of the Latino Commission on AIDS .

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6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

Adamawa recording success in fight against HIV -Official

The Adamawa Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, on Wednesday said it had recorded success in reducing the spread of the disease in the state.

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7 hrs ago | Aidsmap

Abolishing HIV in Rwanda

Our award-winning series of patient information booklets. Each title provides a comprehensive overview of one aspect of living with HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, Rwanda, Africa

12 hrs ago | Philly.com

Charles Farthing | AIDS physician, 60

Charles F. Farthing, 60, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Click Orlando

HIV-positive man kicked out of city basketball rec league

When 21-year-old Dakota Basinger, an aspiring musician, was hit with some of the worst news of his life, he turned to music to share the news and express his emotions like he's done so many times in the past.

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Related Topix: Health, Kissimmee, FL

Salon

When HIV is a turn-on

There is a jar of white liquid. Written on the jar are the words, "POZ CUM." The contents are poured directly into one of porn star Blue Bailey's orifices - an orifice that is not his mouth.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

The Jersey Journal

As NJ's HIV/AIDS population grows, advocates question shrinking state drug program

In this 2012 file photo, Kathy Ahearn O'Brien, executive director, Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, speaks during a press conferece before Governor Chris Christie announces AIDS clinic funding at the event at the Hyacinth AIDS Foundation in New Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Health, Chris Christie, US Governors, New Brunswick, NJ, Non-Profit, Medicaid

PhysOrg Weblog

New method isolates immune cells for researchers to study how they ward off oral diseases

Case Western Reserve University dental researchers have found a less invasive way to extract single rare immune cells from the mouth to study how the mouth's natural defenses ward off infection and inflammation.

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Related Topix: Case Western Reserve University, Health, Infectious Diseases, Biology, Science

CiteULike

Autoreactivity in HIV-1 broadly neutralizing antibodies: implications ...

This review discusses progress in understanding the impact of immune tolerance on inducing broadly neutralizing antibodies , and how such knowledge can be incorporated into novel immunization approaches.

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SFGate

New Film About HIV/AIDS Seeks Backers; Civic Duty Responds, Giving Life to Vital Project

A new real-life, short film portraying the reality of living with HIV/AIDS is being funded in part by Civic Duty, a charity cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi.

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Related Topix: Health, Julian, CA, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Business News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

FirstCoastNews

HIV/AIDS epidemic is a growing problem in Duval County

HIV/AIDS epidemic is a growing problem in Duval County on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/health/2014/04/14/hiv-aids-growing-problem/7722739/ Several area groups including River Region, Community Rehabilitation Center and the Florida Department of Health are partnering together on an initiative that aims to help stop ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Duval County, FL, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Wedding

POZ

Advocates Seek National AIDS Strategy in Canada

A petition in Canada seeks a National AIDS Strategy, according to a statement from Elizabeth May, member of the Canadian parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands and leader of the Green Party of Canada.

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CFR.org

The Global Fund's China Legacy

A doctor draws blood from the neck of a patient at an emergency room of a hospital in Shanghai May 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Namibia, World News, Health, Malaria

Aidsmap

Sofosbuvir/ledipasvir produces early cure for 100% of people with HIV and HCV co-infection

Anu Osinusi, from the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaking at the International Liver Congress 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Hepatitis

P&T Community

New Drug Application Submitted to FDA for Fixed-Dose Atazanavir/Cobicistat Combo for HIV-1 Patients

A new drug application has been submitted to the FDA for a fixed-dose combination of atazanavir sulfate, a protease inhibitor marketed as Reyataz , and cobicistat , an investigational pharmacokinetic enhancer, or boosting agent, that can increase the level of certain human immunodeficiency virus-1 medications in the blood and make them more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Reyataz, Atazanavir Sulfate (generic), Law, Healthcare Law, Bristol Myers Squibb, Biotech, Bloomsbury Publishing, Media, Publishing, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

West Hawaii Today

Big Island community turns out for AIDS Walk

The Third annual Big Island AIDS Walk cruises through Liliuokalani Gardens Saturday morning.

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EDGE

LA Faces Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Among MSM

Following a frightening outbreak of meningitis among men who have sex with men in New York City last year, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is now urging MSM to get vaccinated.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam hub warns about HIV infections from sex

Sexual intercourse has surpassed intravenous drug use as the leading means of HIV transmission, a concerned Ho Chi Minh City official announced Saturday.

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