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Could a dissolvable, drug-loaded tampon protect against HIV?

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - 4 hours 34 min ago
Researchers have created dissolvable fibers that quickly absorb anti-HIV drugs and release them when in contact with moisture, opening the door to a new HIV-prevention method.
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New study reveals how a potential HIV drug exacts its toll on viral populations

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - 12 hours 34 min ago
Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.
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Bangkok hotel ban on Aids group raises rights debate

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:37
BANGKOK - A network of people living with HIV/Aids and their advocates yesterday asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate alleged rights violations and discriminatory practices after a Bangkok-based hotel reportedly denied HIV/Aids NGOs' requests to host events at the hotel. Aids Access Foundation director Nimit Tienudom said there were still problems such as the hotel's ...
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Bangkok hotel ban on Aids group raises rights debate

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:27
BANGKOK - A network of people living with HIV/Aids and their advocates yesterday asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate alleged rights violations and discriminatory practices after a Bangkok-based hotel reportedly denied HIV/Aids NGOs' requests to host events at the hotel. Aids Access Foundation director Nimit Tienudom said there were still problems such as the hotel's ...
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HIV cases rising among the elderly in Beijing

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:28
The number of newly discovered HIV cases in people aged 60 or older increased in Beijing in recent years
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Marty's Place, home for people living with HIV, set to reopen

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:08
by Kate Conger A historic shelter for San Franciscans with HIV/AIDS that shut down in 2010 may soon reopen as an affordable housing cooperative managed by residents living with HIV, the first of its kind in The City. The shelter, founded in 1989 by Richard Purcell, a Franciscan friar, served as housing for low-income and homeless community members with HIV/AIDS. It shuttered when Purcell became ...
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Kiehl's Since 1851 Embarks On 5th Annual LifeRide For amfAR

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 15:27
NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maintaining its long-standing tradition of supporting HIV/AIDS charities, Kiehl's Since 1851, the venerable New York-based purveyor of fine quality skin and hair ...
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Hotel ban on Aids group raises rights debate

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:02
Network says move discriminatory and a violation; NHRC to look into complaint
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AIDS activists praise progress, warn about lingering danger of HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:55
MELBOURNE, Australia (CNS) -- Catholic AIDS activists said they are encouraged by the steady progress being made against HIV, but warned against complacency.
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AIDS activists praise progress, warn about lingering danger of HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:41
Sr. Hien Nguyen of Vietnam lights candles at a July 22 interfaith service at St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral in Melbourne, Australia.
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Flight MH17 victims left lasting contributions to AIDS advocacy

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:26
These victims were on their way to the 20th International AIDS Conference, which took place last week in Melbourne, Australia, the International AIDS Society (IAS) has confirmed. Those lost include Dutch activists Lucie van Mens, who championed the female condom; Martine de Schutter, who worked on behalf of marginalized HIV patients; World Health Organization spokesman Glenn Thomas was also on ...
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Mother of Ryan White, The AIDS Institute, Visit Nation’s Capital, Urge Congress to Maintain Commitment to People with ...

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:09
Scheduled to Meet with Minority Leader Pelosi, Health Committee Leaders Reps. Upton, Waxman & Appropriators Reps. DeLauro, Lee (PRWeb July 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12057646.htm
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HIV Care Corps

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 07:20
Hopkins Assistant Professor Jason Farley and his crew chart a course toward a future where nurses lead HIV/AIDS care. Their vessel is now accepting first-class passengers.
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Human rights commission urged to investigate hotel following ban on Aids group

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 06:57
A network of people living with HIV/Aids and their advocates Wednesday asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate alleged rights violations and discrimination practices after a Bangkokbased hotel reportedly denied HIV/Aids NGOs' requests to host events at the hotel.
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Fighting HIV infection with the body's natural virus killers

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:00
Using the body's natural virus killers to prevent and treat HIV infection has been problematic until now because of the strong inflammatory response these molecules can arouse as they get rid of the...
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Prevention technologies for HIV and STIs at AIDS 2014

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 01:30
Women of reproductive age have a need for prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV, and family planning methods.
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International Organizations Continue Shoulder with Vietnam in HIV/AIDS Fights

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:58
International organizations have continued to work with Vietnam in fighting HIV/AIDS by financial and technical support over the past time.
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New partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:34
( Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation ) Today the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the American Cancer Society announced a new partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV in Swaziland. As part of ACS' Treat the Pain initiative, this new partnership will help improve efforts to better integrate pain management into HIV/AIDS services ...
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Heightened HIV risk for people with disabilities

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 03:24
Inaccessible health services for people with disabilities (PWD), combined with social stigma and violence, contribute to high HIV risk - a gap that must be filled if the disabled are not to remain disproportionately vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, say health experts and activists.
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Why are some HIV-positive men are more infectious than others?

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 03:00
A new study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) provides insights into the interplay among bacteria, viruses and the immune system during HIV infection.
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