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8 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Health, Transgender

2 hrs ago | 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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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Why HIV Spreads Less Easily In Heterosexual Couples

HIV particles invade a human immune cell. When HIV is transmitted through sex, only the strongest versions of the virus establish long-term infection.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality, Genetics, Medicine

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

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

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Mississippi Business Journal

Mississippi girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

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

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News Herald

HIV infection returns in Mississippi girl thought cured

Disappointed federal officials Thursday announced that a 3 1/2-year-old Mississippi girl thought to have been cured of HIV, now has detectable levels of the virus.

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Daily Echo

MP has HIV test as part of Halfway to World AIDS day

A Hampshire MP was among a number legislators who took an HIV test at a 'Halfway to World AIDS day' event hosted by the Halve It Coalition and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS.

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Medical News

Study reveals how HIV virus spreads infection

Research led by the University of Adelaide has provided new insights into how the HIV virus greatly boosts its chances of spreading infection, and why HIV is so hard to combat.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

Iol.co.za

ARV treatment drop in Gauteng

This is according to DA shadow health spokesman Jack Bloom, who said the "bombshell" was dropped in the Gauteng Health Department's fourth-quarter report, recently tabled in the legislature.

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NWAonline

Community Theatre opens new stage with Rent

Community Theatre of Little Rock's Rent cast includes Michael Goodbar , Jeremiah Herman, Brittany Sparkles, Ryan Whitfield, Jess Carson, Kelsey Padill and Angel Monroe and Anthony Magee.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Rent, Musical Movies, Jonathan Larson, Arts, Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Jul 09, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Huge Drop in Treatment Rates for People Living With HIV

South Sudan's Ministry of Health says only 6,800 people living with HIV are currently receiving treatment, less than half the number of people who enrolled for treatment a year ago.

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

Pridesource.com

Michigan To Revisit HIV Prevention Plan In Light Of Advances

The Michigan Department of Community Health says that a plan to address the HIV epidemic in the state will be revisited 18 months early as a result of "rapidly changing" landscapes of the epidemic.

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Related Topix: Health, Michigan, Michigan Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for DNA Vaccine Compositions with HIV/SIV Gene Modifications

In that year alone, HIV/AIDS-associated illnesses claimed the lives of approximately 3 million people worldwide.

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Related Topix: Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Immunology, Biology

EDGE

SF's Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary.

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Related Topix: Health, Castro (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Gay/Lesbian

Crawley Observer

Crawley MP has HIV test to raise awareness of health issues

SUS-141003-110032001 Henry said he took the test in an act of solidarity with all those living with HIV across the world and to reinforce his commitment to HIV testing.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia shutters doors

AIDS Alliance of Northwest Georgia closed its doors for good this month, ending an era of a grassroots effort to provide education and support to those living with HIV and AIDS.

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Medical News Today

First social/behavioral intervention to address under-representation...

A New York University College of Nursing research team found that a social/behavioral intervention vastly increased the number of African American and Latino individuals living with HIV/AIDS who enrolled in HIV/AIDS medical studies.

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Related Topix: Health, African-American, New York University

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