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10 min ago | Blaze

UNICEF joins ENUF in campaign to support HIV-positive people

ENUF is a crowd-sourced campaign that uses the experiences of people living with HIV to challenge stigma and discrimination, while celebrating the resilience of HIV-positive people in overcoming these challenges.

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4 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Obamacare's Surprising HIV Drug Demand

The Affordable Care Act has established basic core health requirements for insurance plans offered in the U.S. that support those diagnosed with life-threatening chronic diseases, including HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicaid, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Bristol Myers Squibb

8 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

'Exploding Epidemics' of HIV/AIDS Prompt This Blunt Recommendation

As the old killer makes a comeback, the World Health Organization is urging precautionary measures for one group in particular: men who have sex with men.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News

12 hrs ago | CiteULike

Reliable reconstruction of HIV-1 whole genome haplotypes reveals...

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Child once thought "cured" of HIV tests positive

A young girl who made headlines around the world when she appeared to have been "cured" of HIV soon after birth has now tested positive for the AIDS virus.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

GhanaWeb

37 Military Hospital gets support from Jhpiego

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, with funding from the US President's emergency Plan for AIDS Relief , has donated computers and hospital equipment worth GHA 100, 000 to the Ghana Armed Forces of the 37 Military Hospital.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Ghana, Africa

BroadwayWorld.com

Stage and Screen Star Jai Rodriguez to Act as Honorary Trail Guide...

The 9th Annual Saddle Up LA: an AIDS benefit trail ride and BBQ is set for Saturday, July 12 at 3pm.

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Related Topix: Dance, Health, Malibu Country, Reality TV, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Entertainment, Television, Jai Rodriguez, Glendale, CA

The Times of India

More parents want Goa school to kick out 'HIV+' kids

PANAJI: Impasse over continuation of 13-odd "HIV positive" students in a South Goa school has deepened with more parents now resolving to withdraw their wards from the school in protest against management's decision to not cancel admission of these children.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, World News, India,

Ars Technica

Why wiping out HIV "reservoirs" is so hard

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, does its damage by decimating immune cells. But it also lies dormant in some cells, creating a reservoir that can restart an active infection long after the active virus has been cleared by treatments.

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Truthdig

Hopes for HIV Treatment Dashed After Virus Reappears in 'Cured Girl'

HIV scientists believed they were on the path towards a cure for AIDS when an infected newborn showed no signs of the virus after a new treatment.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Gay men urged to take HIV pill as a vaccine

ASHLEY HALL: The World Health Organization is urging all sexually active gay men to take drugs normally used to treat HIV in order to prevent infection happening in the first place.

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The Daily Star

Hopes of HIV cure dashed after girl relapses

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

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

EDGE

Miracle House Closes After 24 Years

After 24 years, the health care charity Miracle House has announced they will shutter operations after one final fundraising drive for closing costs.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

New Hampshire Public Radio -

New Guidelines for Gay Men: A Daily Anti-HIV Pill

The World Health Organization has thrown its weight behind a controversial strategy for curbing the spread of HIV/AIDS: Today the organization strongly recommended that men who have sex with men consider taking a daily pill that prevents infection with the virus.

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

Prince George Citizen

HIV testing now routine patient care

In an effort to reduce the barriers that come with HIV testing, the procedure will be part of regular patient care for all northern communities.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada

Fox News

Key high-risk groups threaten progress in global AIDS battle, WHO warns

A child flies a kite with a red ribbon during a World AIDS Day event in Beijing November 30, 2008.

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Bangkok Post

WHO: HIV 'exploding' among gay men

HIV infections are rising among gay men in many parts of the world, the World Health Organization warned Friday, urging all men who have sex with men to take antiretroviral drugs to prevent infection.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

GhanaWeb

Stigma is a problem for HIV positive teachers

Though the Ghana Education Service has a policy to retain its HIV/AIDS positive staff only 120 of such employees across the nation have joined the Network of Teachers and Educational Workers on HIV/AIDS Ghana .

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Related Topix: Health, Ghana, Africa, World News

The Austin Chronicle

Let Me See It

A collection of elegantly wrought stories that follow two cousins, both gay, coming of age during the 1980s AIDS crisis Let me start this review of James Magruder's Let Me See It admitting that I would have relished reading more short stories from this collection.

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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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