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1 hr ago | Bioscience Technology

Powerful HIV Antibodies May Require Assist from Second Antibody to Develop

One strategy for developing a highly effective HIV vaccine is to learn how some HIV-infected people naturally develop antibodies that can stop a high percentage of global HIV strains from infecting human cells in the laboratory.

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5 hrs ago | HIV and Hepatitis

AIDS 2014: Melbourne Declaration -- Nobody Left Behind

Ending discrimination against and criminalization of people with HIV and at-risk populations including gay men, sex workers, transgender people, and people who use drugs is a fundamental component of the response to HIV/AIDS, according to the Melbourne Declaration, the official statement of the 20th International AIDS Conference taking place this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Australia, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

9 hrs ago | Medical News

EGPAF applauds new licensing agreement to improve access to HIV medication for children

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation applauds the new licensing agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool and Gilead Sciences, Inc. to improve access to tenofovir alafenamide fumarate , a promising new HIV medication.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Medical News

Immunologic mechanism makes broadly neutralizing antibodies in people infected with HIV

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

Iol.co.za

Aspen HIV drug stockpiles rise

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings has growing stockpiles of unsold HIV/AIDS drugs as South African provinces delay the provision of new three-in-one pills approved by the government in April last year.

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CNN

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,

WLBT-TV Jackson

Lift U.S. ban on blood donations by gay men

The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Food and Drug Administration, Health

Q-Notes

Science and Society: Let's Fight HIV and Hep C Together

Scientists and community members have striven to make their points and find common ground on this last full day of the XX International AIDS Conference on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Food and Drug Administration, Prison

Medical News Today

HIV clinic-based audio project emphasizes the power of patient voices

Patients become teachers through an innovative, clinic-based audio project of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital that gives youth infected with HIV a chance to share their experiences with the diagnosis The voice on the recording was low and calm as the speaker recounted the telephone call that brought the news he was infected with the human ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

International Business Times

Researchers Claim That HIV Can Be Eliminated Permanently

HIV can be permanently eliminated from human cells, claim researchers from Temple University School of Medicine.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

POZ

Scientists Devise Method of Snipping HIV From Immune Cells

Researchers have created a genetic treatment that, for the first time, has succeeded in removing HIV from infected human cells, providing hope that the technique may be used as part of a treatment, cure or vaccine for the virus.

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Science Daily

Linking microbial, immune environment in semen to HIV viral load, transmission

HIV infection re-shapes the relationship between semen bacteria and immune factors which in turn affects viral load, suggesting that the semen microbiome plays a role in sexual transmission of HIV, researchers report.

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Mental Help Net

Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

Human semen is naturally colonized by bacteria, and a new study suggests the microbes might have a role to play in both HIV transmission and levels in infected men.

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CBS Local

Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

While the overall number of people diagnosed with HIV has declined over the last decade in the U.S., the number has risen among young gay men, reports Live Science .

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NWCN.com

Anti-gay laws can fuel spread of HIV, research finds

Members of the public hold candles to mourn the victims of HIV/AIDS and the victims of flight MH17 during a candlelight vigil in Melbourne, Australia.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian, Australia, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Columbia University

Jamaica Observer

Caribbean hopes to become first region to end AIDS

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC - Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas of St Kitts Nevis said the Caribbean aspires to become the first region in the world to end AIDS.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

EDGE

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dr. Roach: How to treat arthritis in HIV-positive patient

Dear Dr. Roach : I am 49 years old and fairly healthy. I've been HIV-positive for over 20 years and have diabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Rheumatology, Hepatitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Daily Monitor

Counselling: An important part in treating HIV/AIDSs

From the minute a person decides to take the HIV test, a counsellor's role begins.

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The Age

CDNA to ponder loosening guidelines on HIV-positive health practicioners

Aside from a group of protestors demanding a 'Robin Hood' tax to help fight AIDS , most delegates left buoyed by former US president Bill Clinton's keynote speech.

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Related Topix: Health, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Dentistry, Hepatitis

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