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2 hrs ago | R & D

Vault nanoparticles show promise for cancer treatment, potential HIV cure

A multidisciplinary team of scientists from the Univ. of California, Los Angeles and Stanford Univ.

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Related Topix: Health, Cancer, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: HIV Law - President Museveni Under Fire

Even after the presidential assent, health rights civil society organisations want amendments to the contentious provisions in the 2014 HIV Prevention and Control Act.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Uganda, Africa, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

6 hrs ago | Advocate

Op-ed: Sex Sells, Even in HIV Awareness

If I have heard it once, I have heard it a hundred times; so many people have accused me of trying to make HIV look "sexy."

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality, Opinion

9 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Ignoring prenatal HIV care leads to a lifelong burden

Tears stream uncontrollably down Samantha Benjamin's* cheeks as she cradles her four-month-old daughter Francis* in her lap.

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Related Topix: Health, South Africa, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

POZ

HIV, if Treated, May Not Raise Cognitive Impairment Risk

A study of British gay men found no differences in the prevalence or severity of neurocognitive impairment based upon HIV status, aidsmap reports.

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Related Topix: Health

Health Data Management

AIDS Advocacy Groups Say Data Effort Is Insufficient

Top Health Data Breaches Caused by Hackers : Hospital chain Community Health Systems now has the second-largest breach of any type in the era of breach notification, with 4.5 million patients being offered identity protection services after hackers in China attacked CHS information systems in April and June of 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

Weekend Balita

DOH predicts Filipinos with HIV/AIDS to hit 32,000 by end of 2014

HIV cases up 500% in PHL: The new HIV cases has increased by 532 percent from 2008 to 2013 and for January to June this year alone, recent reports from Manila said.

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Related Topix: Health, Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News,

The Georgia Straight

Passions fundraiser for Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation moves to Imperial for 2014

Beaucoup Bakery owner and pastry chef Jackie Kai Ellis will provide one of several desserts at the Scotiabank Passions gala.

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Related Topix: Health

Phillymag.com

Philly AIDS Thrift to Re-Open Giovannia s Room as a Thrift Shop

Exciting, rather shocking news: Philadelphia Gay News reports that Philadelphia AIDS Thrift has just signed a two-year lease to take over our recently shuttered LGBT bookstore Giovanni's Room.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian

TheAlternativePress.com

Sexual Responsibility and College Life: Warning from the Experts

NEWARK, NJ High school graduates are headed off to college to begin their first semester as "adults."

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Health, Human Sexuality

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam

This picture taken on April 17, 2014 shows families with their children suffering from measles at a state-run hospital in Hanoi.

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Related Topix: Health

The Indian Express

Letter to ministries gets patient medical help

In the last seven months, the patient developed high creatine levels up to 12.66 mg per deciliter as opposed to normal level between 0.5 to 1.1 mg per deciliter.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, Nephrology, Medicine

WCAV

AIDS Service Group Changes Name

While they will still be providing services for people who are HIV-positive, they wanted to make sure that they are able to provide primary care as well.

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Related Topix: Health

CBS Local

Moveable Feast Provides Baltimore Patients With 'Food As Medicine' For 25 Years

BALTIMORE -When AIDS first spread, its victims were treated as outcasts. The sick found it hard to care for themselves and few people who were willing to help.

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Related Topix: Health

Prince George Citizen

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"Free Condoms" says the sign on a basket at the front counter of the Prince George Council of Seniors Resource Centre at 721 Victoria Street.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, North America, World News

Science Blog

New shock-and-kill approach could eradicate barrier to curing HIV

Despite tremendous progress in combatting HIV-1 infection with antiretroviral therapy, there is still no cure for the disease because these drugs do not kill a hidden reservoir of infected cells in the body.

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Related Topix: Health, The Rockefeller University

Queerty

After The Heartbreak Of Her Gay Son's Suicide, A Mom Endures A Shocking Insult From The FDA

Sadly, the life of Alexander "AJ" Betts Jr. was too short and often painful. Born with a cleft lip and cleft palate, AJ endured several surgeries as a child to correct the problem, which include facial reconstruction.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

CBS Local

Free Summer Camp Is Safe-Haven For Kids Impacted By HIV

"My mother is HIV positive, I never told anyone, and no one knows besides me and my little brothers," says one 17-year-old camper.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids

Tue Aug 19, 2014

POZ

Improving Data Systems to Accelerate the HIV/AIDS Response

A new report argues that decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response to HIV/AIDS, according to a statement by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and AVAC, which advocates globally for HIV prevention.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

International Business Times

Chinese Airlines Receives Lawsuit for Rejecting HIV-Positive Passengers

The three were to travel from Shenyang in the northeast to Shijiazhuang, south of Beijing.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Health

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