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Does the carnage on S. Africa’s roads claim more lives than AIDS and TB?

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - 2 hours 17 min ago
In South Africa at least 5,000 people are killed on the country’s roads every year. Or is it closer to 14,000? Or more than those dying of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, as has been claimed? The post Does the carnage on S. Africa’s roads claim more lives than AIDS and TB? appeared first on Africa Check.
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SMART Cougars created to fight HIV, AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:42
Hispanic and African-American youth have among the lowest rates of HIV testing in Houston. “Hispanics and African Americans account for 57 percent of the Houston metropolitan area population, but represent 82 percent of new HIV diagnoses and 73 percent of people living with HIV,” said Luis Torres, an associate professor with the college’s Center for [&hellip -- " SMART Cougars created to fight ...
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WHO report: TB is more widespread than previously estimated

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:00
Due to improvements in information gathering, a higher incidence of tuberculosis has been exposed in a new World Health Organization report.
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GeoVax to Present HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial Data at HIVR4P Conference

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:15
Results of HIV Immunotherapy Vaccine Trial (GV-TH-01) to be Presented ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / October 22, 2014 / GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: GOVX), a biotechnology company developing innovative human ...
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Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 04:18
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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Islander helps launch effort to assist in HIV/AIDS education in East Africa

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 23:52
Galen Douglas of Project HAND UP gets a group hug from Kenyan school children.
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HIV/AIDS: Thousands left without medication

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 23:25
Almost 20,000 people could die as a result of AIDS over the next seven years if they are not given access to HIV medication, a National AIDS Authority official said yesterday.
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Raising AIDS & HIV awareness in South Mississippi

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:18
Raising awareness about AIDS and HIV was the focus of a special presentation Tuesday at the Gulf Park campus of USM. "In the South there's a lot of stigma still attached to the virus. So, we're here to try and dispel myths and make it general so people have sincere information and education so we can remove the stigma that's placed on HIV," said Theresa Youngblood, South Mississippi AIDS Task ...
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STI-HIV-AIDS bill sought in Cavite

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:00
Trece Martires City, Cavite — The Sangguniang Panglalawigan (SP) has approved in principle a proposed ordinance creating a council that will oversee the STI (sexually transmitted infection) and HIV-AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus-acquired immune deficiency) cases in the province. Proposed Ordinance 001-2014 or the decree establishing the Cavite Multi-Sectoral STI- HIV-AIDS Council is now on ...
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County raises awareness about Aids cases

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:59
BAKERSFIELD, CA. - Local AIDS activists will hold a news conference today to raise awareness about the growing prevalence of HIV in Kern county.       Kern County is ranked 11th in the state for the numbers of HIV cases diagnosed, according to the Public Health Department.         Kern County has almost the same population size as Ventura County, yet in 2012, 77 out of every 100,000 people ...
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Step up the battle against HIV/AIDS, urges Chinese First Lady

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:33
China should do more in the fight against HIV/AIDS despite the disease affecting only 0
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Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:14
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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Advocacy Groups fighting spread of AIDS in South Florida

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:00
Miami-Dade County ranks number one in the state for new HIV and AIDS cases.  Broward County is number two and Florida ranks third in the nation in the number of newly diagnosed HIV infections. The numbers are startling so, it is no surprise that AIDS advocacy groups are coming up with new ways to stop the spread of the virus.   AIDS Health Care Foundation is mixing faith with HIV Awareness with ...
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ViiV Healthcare Expands Program to Reduce HIV Disparities in Southern U.S.

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:00
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced seven Positive Action Southern Initiative  grant awardees in Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi for programs ...
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LabCorp Introduces HIV-1 Next Generation Sequencing Assay to Support Drug Regimen Changes in HIV Suppressed Patients

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:45
Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings and Monogram Biosciences, Inc., part of the LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, today announced the launch of HIV GenoSure ArchiveSM, the first laboratory test to help optimize antiretroviral drug regimens in virally suppressed HIV patients.
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Largest U.S. gay-rights group backs use of HIV-prevention pill

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 03:08
The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and called on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.
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HIV Organization HERO Honors Actors Fund, Jerry Mitchell and Stephen Hanna Tonight

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 01:27
The evening benefits HERO, a charitable organization that helps newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. Jonathan D. Lovitz serves as emcee for the event.
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HIV/AIDS prevalence dropped from 14 to 12.7 %, but more needs to be done-NAC

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 00:47
Director for Policy and Planning at the National Aids Council (NAC) says although projections show that Zambia’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate has reduced from 14 to 12.7% more needs to be done.
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LGBTQ Center holds free HIV/AIDS testing

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:48
The University LGBTQ Center co-sponsored an HIV/AIDS testing event Friday with Thrive of Charlottesville, a non-profit organization aimed at providing medical care to the Charlottesville community.
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Gay-rights group backs use of HIV-prevention pill

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 14:37
NEW YORK (AP) — The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and called on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.
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