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'NACO-NRHM integration will increase HIV infections'

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 4 hours 15 min ago
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Number of HIV infections in India will increase if the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) is closed and its activities merged with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), activists and experts said Monday. In its second stint it has taken a "step back" mid-Aug with the current decision of "merger", they said adding that this would "compromise" the aids control ...
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Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 9 hours 17 min ago
A fortnightly summary of HIV research news. NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.
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Working Together to Achieve An AIDS-Free Generation

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 9 hours 58 min ago
The intersection of knowledge, interventions, and opportunities is helping to achieve the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. read more
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Semi-soft vaginal drug-delivery suppository could limit spread of HIV, AIDS

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - 10 hours 29 min ago
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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Gay rights, sex workers and HIV prevention: Uganda’s activists answer your questions

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:47
Editor of the Ugandan publication Rolling Stone holds a November 2010 issue of his newspaper, which published the names and photos of 14 men it identified as gay. Public health experts say discrimination directed toward the LGBT community hinder many individuals from seeking treatment for HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Photo by Marc Hofer/AFP/Getty Images As HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths around ...
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Half of African-Americans may need increased dose of HIV drug: simple genetic test predicts dosage needed

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 03:00
Many African-Americans may not be getting effective doses of the HIV drug maraviroc, a new study from Johns Hopkins suggests.
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New delivery vehicle holds promise against AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 02:28
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Scientists have developed a sensory tested drug delivery vehicle that can protect women against the spread of sexually transmitted infections during unprotected intercourse. The semi-soft vaginal suppository is made from the seaweed derived food ingredient carrageenan and loaded with the antiviral drug Tenofovir. "Microbicides - compounds that can be applied vaginally or ...
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Semi-soft vaginal suppository provides drug-delivery vehicle to prevent spread of HIV

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:56
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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Semi-soft vaginal suppository provides drug-delivery vehicle to prevent spread of HIV, AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:41
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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HIV/AIDS: Success Becomes the Enemy

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 04:42
In Yamuna Bazaar, under the flyovers of modern Delhi, a virtual sea of broken bodies can be seen -- hundreds of homeless men who live by pulling a rickshaw or sorting and selling garbage.
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AIDS progress in South Africa could suffer funding blow

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:33
Aileen Graef JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has contributed to a dramatic drop in HIV infections in South Africa, but that progress could end.
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Uganda’s gay rights and sex worker activists answer your questions about HIV prevention

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 15:47
Editor of the Ugandan publication Rolling Stone holds a November 2010 issue of his newspaper, which published the names and photos of 14 men it identified as gay. Public health experts say discrimination directed toward the LGBT community may discourage many individuals from seeking treatment for HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Photo by Marc Hofer/AFP/Getty Images As HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths ...
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Strategy to achieve sustained HIV remission shows promise

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:00
A laboratory study led by scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), lends further weight to the potential...
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HIV cure failure in Mississippi baby 'the beginning of a new chapter'

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:00
Last month, we reported that HIV had returned in a child believed to have been cured of the infection. Although disappointing, researchers say a lot can be learned from the case.
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California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People With HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:36
Title: California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People With HIV Category: Health News Created: 8/28/2014 9:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Asha Jyothi - Bringing smiles, rekindling hope among AIDS orphans

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:54
Hyderbad, Aug 29: It is a common knowledge that orphaned children in our country face all sorts of risks and are vulnerable. HIV disease alone has rendered millions of children orphan in our country in the last two decades.
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Pattaya Mail

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 23:43
Pattaya public-health officials said their efforts to promote “voluntary counseling and testing” for HIV and AIDS in the city’s entertainment districts has been largely a failure, with too few participants and too few medical technicians to serve them.
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Artist Fights Personal Health Battle While Raising Money To Fight HIV-AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 18:00
An artist featured in Art For Life is now undergoing a person health battle, but it’s not stopping his spirit.
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PLOS launches Visceral Leishmaniasis-HIV Collection

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 14:00
People who are infected both with HIV and the Leishmania parasite get ill more often and are less susceptible to medicines.
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Sensory-tested drug-delivery vehicle could limit spread of HIV, AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:45
( Penn State ) 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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