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3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists call for new strategy in pursuit of HIV-free generation

In light of the recent news that HIV has been detected in the Mississippi baby previously thought to have been cured of the disease, researchers are assessing how to help those born to HIV-infected mothers.

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Related Topix: Health, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

4 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Ebola doctors heroes, put themselves at risk

Members of Doctors Without Borders put on protective gear at the isolation ward of a hospital last week in Conakry, the capital of Guinea.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Africa Travel, Africa, Guinea, Travel, World News, Guinea Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, South Africa Travel, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Newswise

HIV Care Corps

The 31-year-old Moore Clinic operated by the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service at the School of Medicine is a historic operation - the second-oldest AIDS clinic in the country.

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Related Topix: Health, Non-Profit, Medicine, Nursing

12 hrs ago | Medical News

EGPAF and ACS partner to improve access to essential pain medications for HIV people

Today the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the American Cancer Society announced a new partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV in Swaziland.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Pain, Cancer, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Swaziland, World News, Africa, Cervical Cancer

13 hrs ago | NewsOne

Re: Have We Found The Cure? Man Cured Of AIDS By Stem Cells

Several scientific journals are calling Timothy Ray Brown the first man cured of AIDS.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

How solar cookers fight hunger and disease

Imagine what it's like to have no electricity or running water, anywhere in the world and need to cook your food.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Slow Food, Health, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Nutrition, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

HIV and Hepatitis

UNAIDS Gap Report Finds Half of HIV+ People Worldwide Are Unaware of Status

Half of people living with HIV worldwide -- or approximately 19 million -- do not know they are infected, preventing them from receiving life-saving treatment and contributing to viral transmission, according to the latest UNAIDS Gap Report released in advance of the 20th International AIDS Conference last week in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Transgender

The Globe and Mail

Nearly-instant HIV test to be available at two Vancouver pharmacies

Two Vancouver pharmacies will soon offer customers free HIV tests that will provide results on the spot in less than five minutes.

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Related Topix: Health, Nursing

HIV and Hepatitis

AIDS 2014: Dolutegravir Demonstrates Good Efficacy Despite Resistance

Antiretroviral regimens containing the recently approved HIV integrase inhibitor dolutegravir demonstrated high rates of viral suppression even in treatment-experienced people who were resistant to NRTIs.

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Related Topix: Health

Iol.co.za

Sandf HIV policy under attack

The SA National Defence Force has been accused of brazenly ignoring a court order granted six years ago and their own regulations which declare any discrimination against HIV-positive applicants unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Health

Iol.co.za

Protest outside Sandf HIV court

About 100 people protested outside the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday to support a case involving SANDF members allegedly unfairly discriminated against, civil rights group Section27 said.

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Related Topix: Health, South Africa, World News

Aidsmap

Young people with HIV respond well to human papillomavirus vaccine

The quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine worked as well for teens and young adults with HIV as it did for their HIV-negative counterparts, according to study findings presented the 20th International AIDS Conference last week in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: HPV

Medical News Today

Why are some HIV-positive men are more infectious than others?

A new study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute provides insights into the interplay among bacteria, viruses and the immune system during HIV infection.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Mt. Zion Women's Study exhibits '5 Births' by local artist Geniver Williams

Local painter Geniver Williams is a prolific artist and a mother of six who has been painting for several years.

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Related Topix: Health, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Women's Health

Switched

Couture Condom Dresses Teach Haute Lesson In Safe Sex

Given the option to learn about sex ed from an anatomically correct diagram, or a sizzling dress, most would likely choose the latter -- which is why one Brazilian artist's advocacy work is taking off.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Health

The Miami Herald

Smartphones can help fight AIDS

Coming in third may mean a bronze medal at the Olympics, but in Florida, data shows that three is not a cause for celebration.

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Related Topix: Health, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, US Politics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Republican, John Thune

WTVR Richmond

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.

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Related Topix: Health, Social Software, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Human Sexuality, Australia, World News,

POZ

AbbViea s '3D' Regimen Shows Promise in Those With Hep C & HIV

AbbVie's "3D" regimen has shown high cure rates in treating genotype 1 of hepatitis C virus among those coinfected with HIV, both with and without cirrhosis, aidsmap reports.

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Related Topix: Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Australia, World News, Norvir, Ritonavir (generic)

CiteULike

Broad and potent neutralization of HIV-1 by a gp41-specific human antibody.

Characterization of human monoclonal antibodies is providing considerable insight into mechanisms of broad HIV-1 neutralization.

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Medical News Today

HIV vaccine immunogens designed

Scientists at Duke Medicine have found an immunologic mechanism that makes broadly neutralizing antibodies in people who are HIV-1 infected.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Immunology, Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

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