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45 min ago | Q-Notes

Young, Queer and Homeless in the Queen City

Writer Francisco White interviews these young people to bring awareness and heightened attention to the challenges they face.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Health

4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

HIV cure failure in Mississippi baby 'the beginning of a new chapter'

Last month, the near possibility of an HIV cure was crippled; the "Mississippi baby" - a child believed to have been functionally cured of HIV - was found to have the virus once again.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Mississippi Medical Center

4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Strategy to achieve sustained HIV remission shows promise

A laboratory study led by scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health , lends further weight to the potential effectiveness of passive immunotherapy to suppress HIV in the absence of drug treatment.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

6 hrs ago | National Review Online

Edward C. Green: AIDS in South Africa

The article assumes that success in bringing down HIV prevalence has been due mostly to greater access to AIDS drugs.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KUGN-AM Eugene

How the HIV Cure That Wasn't May Hold a Positive Lesson After All

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say that even though a baby in Mississippi who was initially thought to have been cured of HIV later relapsed, there may have been important information gleaned from the case.

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Related Topix: Health, Johns Hopkins University

Science Blog

Experimental Drug Combo a Possible One-two Punch Against HIV

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center have received a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study an experimental drug combination that appears to rid white blood cells of HIV and keep the infection in check for long periods.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Rochester, Immunology, Biology, Science

Pasadena Star-News

Porn actor tests positive for HIV, adult film production shut down nationwide

Adult-film studios locally and nationwide were asked to halt production Thursday after a performer tested positive for HIV, a trade group for the industry announced.

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Related Topix: Health, Environmental Law, Law

Evanston Review

'Dance for Life' raises $175,000 to fund HIV/AIDS care

The 23rd annual "Dance for Life" gala benefiting HIV/AIDS care took place in the Grand Ballroom of the Chicago Hilton.

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Related Topix: Health, Chicago, IL, Arts, Ballet

PhysOrg Weblog

New analysis of old HIV vaccines finds potentially protective immune response

Applying the benefit of hindsight, researchers at Duke Medicine have reanalyzed the findings of two historic pediatric HIV vaccine trials with encouraging results.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Sensory-tested drug-delivery vehicle could limit spread of HIV, AIDS

A unique method for delivering compounds that could positively impact the global battle against HIV and AIDS may be possible, thanks to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Related Topix: Health, Agriculture, Science, Human Sexuality

Health.com

California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People With HIV

A potentially deadly fungus that has been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades grows on trees, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Health

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: HIV Prevention Act Angers Ugandan Aids Activists

Uganda's president recently signed the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act into law.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Africa, World News

IRIN

Does the global HIV response understand sex?

MELBOURNE, 28 August 2014 - Stigma, squeamishness and misunderstanding of anal sex is leading to research gaps and inaccurate information about the risks of this common sexual behaviour, and hindering effective HIV/AIDS prevention strategies, experts say.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Health, Gay/Lesbian

Sun-Star

Nearly 600 new HIV cases recorded in July

The Department of Health reported on Thursday almost 600 new cases of human immunodeficiency virus in the month of July en route to establishing a new record high in the country.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality, Gay/Lesbian

LiveScience

How HIV Co-Opts Gut Bacteria

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: Health, The Conversation, Reggae, Genetics, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

DRENCHED, an end of summer pool party to benefit Life Group LA

As the summer come to an enda . get "DRENCHED" one last time at this fun fundraiser pool party to benefit The Life Group LA.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Examiner.com

Ryan Murphy passes on Larry Kramer's passionate torch

Director Ryan Murphy accepted the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for his triumphant HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer 's Tony Award-winning play "The Normal Heart" on Aug. 25, surrounded by his Emmy-nominated cast and the celebrated scribe himself, Larry Kramer.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Health

Big News Network.com

HIV Groups in Kenyan Slum Organize Self-Help

Kenyans living with HIV or AIDS in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum, are finding support groups essential to coping with the health, economic and social challenges they face.

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Related Topix: Health, Kenya, Africa, World News,

Queerty

Man Learns He Was Intentionally Infected With HIV Via Facebook Message

Imagine the man you love lying about his HIV status to intentionally infect you with the virus, and then learning what he's done from a stranger on Facebook.

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POZ

Having HIV Means Heart Health Medications May Be Overlooked

People with HIV treated at a major university are less likely to receive medications to support heart health than those who do not have HIV, aidsmap reports.

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Related Topix: Health, Duke University, Australia, World News, Medicine, Hypertension

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