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2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

HIV vaccine immunogens designed

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

2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Two hours of grand entertainment from HIV-positive children

Some 50 HIV-positive children danced to a medley of Bollywood songs through the ages and staged an impressive play to a packed auditorium here over the weekend, as their adopted home, non-profit Rays Aasha Ki Ek Kiran, celebrated its annual day.

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Related Topix: Bollywood, Arts, Cinema, World News, India, Health

3 hrs ago | News24

.com | SANDF accused of HIV discrimination

The latest quest by right-wing Afrikaners to establish their own racially pure state by seceding from South Africa is madness, writes Kameel Premhid .

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Related Topix: Health, South Africa, World News

4 hrs ago | Bajan Reporter

World Hepatitis Day, July 28th - Hepatitis C virus is main...

Hepatitis C is a chronic illness, most commonly transmitted through blood-to-blood contact and it is 5 times more disseminated than the HIV infection.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer

Sun Jul 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Manchester Pride Celebrates with Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens

Bill Russell and Janet Hood 's musical 'Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens' will soon be performed in Manchester as an official event for Manchester Pride event throughout August.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

The cost of remittance

Like every young woman, Bamkala Khadka of Bhakare village in Dang had lot of hopes and dreams when she tied nuptial knot with a dashing dude who had just returned from Mumbai.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Health

Ghanamma.com

'When Bacteria And Virus Can Work So Well Together, Why Can't We?'

Setting the pace for the press conference, Dr IS Gilada, President, AIDS Society of India, emphasized that collaborative activities between national TB and HIV programmes can help maximise strengthen public health outcomes.

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Xinhuanet

WHO identifies China's HIV challenges

China faces multiple challenges in its fight against HIV/AIDS, including low testing coverage and high infection rates among men who have sex with men, said a World Health Organization official.

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Arkansas Online

Crack down on scientific fraudsters

Dong-Pyou Han needed impressive lab results to help his team at Iowa State University move forward with its work on an AIDS vaccine--and to continue receiving millions of dollars in federal grants.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, State University, AR, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

OpEdNews

Call to step up the pace of TB-HIV collaborative activities

Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service "We must focus upon individual human beings rather than on individual diseases of TB and HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, Tuberculosis, Malaria, US News, Liberal Political News

NewsBlaze

Every TB-HIV Case Is a Public Health Failure

Helen Ayles says "Every TB-HIV Case Is a Public Health Failure." She was quoted by Dr Diane Havlir, who was speaking at the plenary of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

13WMAZ.com

Doctor wants AIDS lessons back in Bibb schools

A doctor at Mercer University's School of Medicine says he wasn't allowed to speak at Bibb County Schools about HIV and AIDS because his presentations were too graphic.

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Related Topix: Health, Mercer University, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Georgia, Georgia Government

Sunherald.com

Kansas City area clinic to offer HIV drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration two years ago approved the HIV drug, Truvada, for HIV prevention.

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Related Topix: Health, Kansas City, KS, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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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Related Topix: Health

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

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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Related Topix: Health, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Australia, World News,

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

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