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1 hr ago | Central Western Daily

Sexual health unit's test a shot in the arm for fight against HIV

HUMAN immunodeficiency virus testing is being offered next week at the Orange sexual health unit and people are urged to have a check to make sure they aren't infected.

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3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Why HIV Spreads Less Easily In Heterosexual Couples

HIV particles invade a human immune cell. When HIV is transmitted through sex, only the strongest versions of the virus establish long-term infection.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality, Genetics, Medicine

4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

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

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4 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Mississippi girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

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

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4 hrs ago | News Herald

HIV infection returns in Mississippi girl thought cured

Disappointed federal officials Thursday announced that a 3 1/2-year-old Mississippi girl thought to have been cured of HIV, now has detectable levels of the virus.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Echo

MP has HIV test as part of Halfway to World AIDS day

A Hampshire MP was among a number legislators who took an HIV test at a 'Halfway to World AIDS day' event hosted by the Halve It Coalition and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS.

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6 hrs ago | Medical News

Study reveals how HIV virus spreads infection

Research led by the University of Adelaide has provided new insights into how the HIV virus greatly boosts its chances of spreading infection, and why HIV is so hard to combat.

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10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

ARV treatment drop in Gauteng

This is according to DA shadow health spokesman Jack Bloom, who said the "bombshell" was dropped in the Gauteng Health Department's fourth-quarter report, recently tabled in the legislature.

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14 hrs ago | NWAonline

Community Theatre opens new stage with Rent

Community Theatre of Little Rock's Rent cast includes Michael Goodbar , Jeremiah Herman, Brittany Sparkles, Ryan Whitfield, Jess Carson, Kelsey Padill and Angel Monroe and Anthony Magee.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Rent, Musical Movies, Jonathan Larson, Arts, Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Jul 09, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Huge Drop in Treatment Rates for People Living With HIV

South Sudan's Ministry of Health says only 6,800 people living with HIV are currently receiving treatment, less than half the number of people who enrolled for treatment a year ago.

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

Pridesource.com

Michigan To Revisit HIV Prevention Plan In Light Of Advances

The Michigan Department of Community Health says that a plan to address the HIV epidemic in the state will be revisited 18 months early as a result of "rapidly changing" landscapes of the epidemic.

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Related Topix: Health, Michigan, Michigan Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for DNA Vaccine Compositions with HIV/SIV Gene Modifications

In that year alone, HIV/AIDS-associated illnesses claimed the lives of approximately 3 million people worldwide.

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Related Topix: Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Immunology, Biology

EDGE

SF's Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary.

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Related Topix: Health, Castro (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Gay/Lesbian

Crawley Observer

Crawley MP has HIV test to raise awareness of health issues

SUS-141003-110032001 Henry said he took the test in an act of solidarity with all those living with HIV across the world and to reinforce his commitment to HIV testing.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia shutters doors

AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia closed its doors for good this month, ending an era of a grassroots effort to provide education and support to those living with HIV and AIDS.

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Medical News Today

First social/behavioral intervention to address under-representation...

A New York University College of Nursing research team found that a social/behavioral intervention vastly increased the number of African American and Latino individuals living with HIV/AIDS who enrolled in HIV/AIDS medical studies.

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Related Topix: Health, African-American, New York University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rediff.com

Not just pretty faces! Stars who are UN ambassadors

Emma Watson has joined a long list of celebrities who are using their fame and stardom to promote social causes as a United Nations' ambassador.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Growing old with HIV: Age-related diseases are bigger problem for African American women

For African American women in their 50's and 60's, self-managing their HIV as they age is proving to be less of a challenge than dealing with age-related diseases such as diabetes or hypertension and socioeconomic and emotional aspects of aging, as described in a study published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs .

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Related Topix: Health, Georgetown University, Detroit, MI

Bellingham Herald

AIDS research team in Iowa loses $1.38M grant

In this July 1, 2014 file photo, former Iowa State University researcher Dong-Pyou Han leaves the federal courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Health, Iowa State University, Des Moines, IA, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

EDGE

Natl. Gay and Lesbian Task Force Withdrawing Support for ENDA

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund today announced that it is withdrawing its support for the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Health

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