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1 hr ago | Campbell River Mirror

Efforts increased to combat HIV/AIDS in B.C.

According to Island Health, there are approximately 3500 people on Vancouver Island living with HIV who don't know it.

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Related Topix: Health

6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

New book reveals McQueen admitted being HIV positive before suicide

An American journalist has revealed in her new book that Alexander McQueen admitted about being HIV positive before committing suicide.

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9 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Professor: Being gay is like smoking, so charge LGBT people more for life insurance

Conservative columnist Walter Williams compared LGBT people to smokers and obese people to suggest they should pay more for life insurance .

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Rush Limbaugh

13 hrs ago | Advocate

Op-ed: Mondo Guerra on Why HIV Is No Longer A Death Sentence But Still Isn't Easy

I have been living with HIV for 10 years, and what I have learned is this: having this virus is not easy.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Opinion

13 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Steroids raise cancer risk in TB-associated HIV

But when these patients are co-infected with HIV this drug combination could increase the risk of cancer, according to the IMPI trial presented as a Hot Line at ESC Congress 2014 today and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine .

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Related Topix: Health, World News, South Africa, Prednisolone (generic), Pred Forte

17 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Potentially protective immune response from new analysis of old HIV vaccines

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

21 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Arab Region Has World's Fastest Growing HIV Epidemic

According to UNAIDS , an estimated 270,000 people were living with human immunodeficiency virus in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa region in 2012.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Malawi First Country To Put HIV Positive Pregnant Women On ARVs

President Arthur Peter Mutharika says Malawi was the first country to adopt a policy of putting all HIV positive pregnant and breast feeding women on anti-retroviral drugs regardless of their CD4 Count.

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Annals of Internal Medicine

Antiretroviral-Free HIV-1 Remission and Viral Rebound After...

Timothy J. Henrich, MD; Emily Hanhauser, BS; Francisco M. Marty, MD; Michael N. Sirignano, BS; Sheila Keating, PhD; Tzong-Hae Lee, MD, PhD; Yvonne P. Robles, BA; Benjamin T. Davis, MD; Jonathan Z. Li, MD; Andrea Heisey, BS; Alison L. Hill, PhD; Michael P. Busch, MD, PhD; Philippe Armand, MD, PhD; Robert J. Soiffer, MD; Marcus Altfeld, MD, PhD; and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Germany, UC San Francisco, Hospital Administration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Cambridge, MA

Daily Monitor

How safe is the blood you are getting?

While millions of Ugandans have donated or received this blood, it is always tough for either a patient or their relatives to accept it from a stranger even after it has gone through thorough routine blood screening.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Hepatitis, Medicine

Newkerala.com

'NACO-NRHM integration will increase HIV infections'

Number of HIV infections in India will increase if the National AIDS Control Organisation is closed and its activities merged with the National Rural Health Mission , activists and experts said Monday.

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Related Topix: Health, India, World News

New Vision

Committee set up to clear HIV/AIDS messages

The Uganda AIDS Commission has established a committee that will scrutinize and clear all anti-HIV/AIDS campaign messages before they are disseminated to the public.

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

Advocate

Working Together to Achieve An AIDS-Free Generation

As we consider HIV in our country, we find ourselves at the confluence of revolutionary scientific discoveries.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical News Today

Semi-soft vaginal drug-delivery suppository 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, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Globe and Mail

AIDS by the numbers

A Kenyan woman prepares ribbons ahead of World Aids Day at Beacon of Hope centre, a non-government organization formed to address women's problem of HIV/AIDS in Nairobi, November 25, 2004.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Church won't be silent on HIV

A local church will make free HIV testing available during an afternoon program designed to boost understanding and awareness of the virus that can destroy a person's immune system, making them vulnerable to deadly infections.

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Related Topix: Health, Denton County, TX, Student Society, Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternities, University of North Texas, Dallas, TX

Bloomberg

Cipla Targets U.S. With Glaxo's Advair, Anti-AIDS Drugs

Cipla Ltd. shot to prominence a decade ago by selling AIDS drugs for $1 a day in Africa.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Asthma, Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Pharmaceuticals, Mylan Laboratories, US News

Newkerala.com

LA porn industry may halt work after HIV scare

The Free Speech Coalition, a California-based group representing the adult film industry, has called for temporarily halting porn film production in Los Angeles after an actor was tested positive for HIV.

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Yahoo!

Japan porn queens raise thousands of dollars from 'Boob Aid'

A group of Japanese porn actresses raised tens of thousands of dollars at the weekend by having their breasts squeezed by fans at a "Boob Aid" charity event for AIDS prevention.

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National Public Radio

A Trip With Her Folks Turned Barbara Bush Into A Global Activist

Barbara Bush helps a nun to fit on a hearing device during a 2012 event in Gulu, Uganda.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Health

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