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3 hrs ago | CiteULike

Sexual Risk Factors for HIV Infection in Early and Advanced HIV...

Sexual Risk Factors for HIV Infection in Early and Advanced HIV Epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa: Systematic Overview of 68 Epidemiological Studies It is commonly assumed that sexual risk factors for heterosexual HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, such as multi-partner sex, paid sex and co-infections, become less important as HIV epidemics mature and prevalence increases. We conducted a systematic review of 68 African epidemiological studies from 1986 to 2006 involving 17,000 HIV positive adults and 73,000 controls.

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7 hrs ago | KION 46

Central Coast HIV/AIDS Services receives $22k grant from Hospice Giving Foundation

Central Coast HIV/AIDS Services has received a $22,000 grant from the Hospice Giving Foundation to assist with end-of-life support services.

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11 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

Gilead OKs Generic Sovaldi To Expand Global Access

Gilead's stock fell about 2% on the stock market today . The Sovaldi licensing deal includes the big names in the Indian drug business, such as Ranbaxy Labs and Cipla, as well as U.S.-based .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Gilead Sciences, Health

15 hrs ago | Advocate

Op-ed: Why We Continue to AIDS Walk

Thirty years ago, being gay or even just perceived so posed challenges of bigotry far beyond what most LGBT people experience in our country today. Being gay wasn't easy back then.

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Related Topix: Health, Los Angeles, CA, Gay/Lesbian, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The fiery of STD's among US states

The CDC reveals the hottest states of STDs Last year researchers conducted an online survey concerning relationships of nearly 10,000 people worldwide that included 23,000 from the United States for the book called The Normal Bar. Respondents were 18 years and older and relationships included heterosexual and same sex.

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

21 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Culturally appropriate HIV prevention interventions needed for Puerto Ricans who inject drugs

Study calls for the development of a coordinated, multi-region effort across these locations as an important component in efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic Higher HIV risk behaviors and prevalence have been reported among Puerto Rican people who inject drugs since early in the HIV epidemic. Now that HIV prevention and treatment advances have reduced HIV among PWID in the US, researchers from New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research examined HIV-related data for PRPWID in Puerto Rico and Northeastern US to assess whether disparities among PRPWID continue.

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Related Topix: Health, Rico, CO, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, New York University, Alcoholism

21 hrs ago | WCAV

Greater Than AIDS Launches New 'Speak Out' Campaign

"I get the chance to encourage people to share my story and encourage people to share theirs," says HIV/AIDS advocate Jason Elliott. "I had not been the most responsible shall we say in my romantic endeavors and because of that I put my self at high risk for contracting HIV," said Elliott.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sydney Star Observer

The new gay sex

As clinical studies on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis enter their stages, discussion of the controversial HIV prevention method has begun in Australia's gay community. Benjamin Riley navigates the emotionally-charged debate over whether this radical new took for fighting HIV means the end of the world as we know it.

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Related Topix: Health, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

Daily Echo

Risk of sexual diseases increasing in over-40s

Now a Hampshire health body is backing an awareness campaign urging middle-aged lovers to get tested for potentially damaging and fatal diseases and conditions. The campaign is today being launched to mark Sexual Awareness Week - a seven day drive promoting a healthier sex life.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Health, Online Dating

LA Daily News

San Fernando Valley porn producer says using condoms in shoots is a matter of survival

CHATSWORTH >> Sexual fantasy unfolds in a steady rhythm inside Immoral Productions, a San Fernando Valley adult film studio where everything typical of a porn set is laid out and ready for action. There are couches and a table filled with toys that vibrate, throb and glow.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Chatsworth, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Health

KITV-TV

Dinner raises money for AIDS and HIV treatment

Global health organizations may be focused on finding a cure for the ebola virus, but local HIV/AIDS groups say there is still a need for critical funding for their patients. The Gregory House Programs tonight honored Dr. Drew Kovach for his work in AIDS treatment.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

PR-inside.com

"iCo Therapeutics Inc. (ICO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis...

The product pipeline of the company consists of three compounds, namely, iCo-007, iCo-008 and Oral AmpB Delivery System. The Oral AmpB Delivery System is a proprietary oral formulation of amphotericin B for treatment of systemic fungal infections in immune-compromised patients such as human immunodeficiency virus /acquired immune deficiency syndrome , caner, transplant recipients, diabetics and some parasitical infections.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Amphotericin B (generic), Fungizone, Health, Conjunctivitis

Daily Press & Argus

Waiting list for HIV housing assistance opens MondayWaiting list for...

Waiting list for HIV housing assistance opens Monday Program includes Livingston County residents Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://www.livingstondaily.com/story/news/local/community/livingston-county/2014/09/13/waiting-list-hiv-housing-assistance-opens-monday/15555211/ Applications for a rental assistance program for people living with HIV/AIDS are being accepted beginning Monday, through a waiting list being established by Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency. The Tenant Based Rental Assistance program is a federally-funded program that assists people with HIV/AIDS in paying their rent.

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Seeking Alpha

FDA tentatively approves Mylan's HIV combo

The FDA grants tentative approval for Mylan's emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate combination tablets co-packaged with nevirapine tablets for the treatment of patients with HIV-1. The product is cleared for use alone or in combination with other antiretrovirals for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and pediatric patients at least 12 years old and weighing at least 38 kg.

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Related Topix: Health, Dey, Biotech, Startups, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Mylan Laboratories, Healthcare Industry, Viramune, Nevirapine (generic)

Washington Times

Man in phony AIDS research case seeks trail delay

A former Iowa State University researcher charged with falsifying data to make a developmental AIDS vaccine appear promising has again asked for a delay in his trial. Trial for Dong-Pyou Han is currently set for Sept.

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HIV and Hepatitis

ICAAC 2014: New Drug Isavuconazole Is Effective Against Opportunistic Fungal Infections

A new antifungal drug, isavuconazole, matched the efficacy of voriconazole for treatment of invasive fungal infections in cancer patients with compromised immunity, but with fewer side effects, researchers reported at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy last week in Washington, DC.Isavuconazole was shown to be effective against various fungal infections that act as opportunistic illnesses in people with HIV/AIDS, including Aspergillus , Candida , and Cryptococcus. Isavuconazole is a triazole antifungal being developed by Astellas and Basilea Pharmaceutica International, available in oral and intravenous formulations; it is under evaluation for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.

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Related Topix: Candida & Candidosis, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Johns Hopkins University, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Lymphoma

GigaOM

YCombinator now wants startups that really want to change the world. Here's why that matters

The world likes to make fun of Silicon Valley for the seemingly useless ideas its entrepreneurs come up with. But there are startups out there that could fundamentally change how our lives play out day-to-day.

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Press-Telegram

a Transvisible: Bamby Salcedoa s Storya explores life of transgender Latina activist

She has been homeless, a crystal meth addict and a prostitute, but since getting clean and sober 13 years ago, Salcedo has turned into a renowned powerhouse transgender Latina activist, who runs the transgender youth program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She also is a tireless advocate for the LGBT immigrant community and people who are living with HIV and/or AIDS.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Activism, Los Angeles, CA, Health, World News, Mexico, Glendale, CA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Telegraph

HIV drug shortage fear

New Delhi, Sept. 12: Coalitions of people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus have expressed concern at what they claim is a looming shortage of government-supplied anti-HIV drugs that are used to keep them in good health and prolong their lives.

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Q-Notes

Western: Group gears up for campaign

OUTright Youth of Catawba Valley, in observance of National Bullying Awareness Month in October, will present the Teen Nation Tour Stand Up Speak Out concert event on Oct. 4, 2 p.m., at The Belk Centrum at Lenoir-Rhyne University, 627 7th Ave. NE. The tour is comprised of young, emerging artists from around the country who perform music-fueled top 40, pop, rock and country hits.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, October, The National, Friends, Hickory, NC, Health

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