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Keeping the Condom Window Open, A Little Longer - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 14:54

TheBody.com

Keeping the Condom Window Open, A Little Longer
TheBody.com
I became a teenager at the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. I remember when my seventh grade health teacher, Miss Hodes, stood next to the overhead projector and explained that there was a virus that could cause your immune system to stop working.

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NIH expands investment in HIV cure research - National Institutes of Health (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 12:02

Fred Hutch News Service

NIH expands investment in HIV cure research
National Institutes of Health (press release)
“A simple, safe and scalable cure for HIV would accelerate progress toward ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic,” he added. “Through the leadership of talented investigators with a diversity of expertise, the Martin Delaney Collaboratory program will ...
GW chosen to help lead national effort to find a cure for HIV/AIDSEurekAlert (press release)
Fred Hutch HIV cure program extended, expandedFred Hutch News Service
Philadelphia researchers are leaders in major effort to cure HIVPhilly.com
Simon Fraser University News -UNC News -Philadelphia Business Journal
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HIV/Aids still carries a stigma, says Motsoaledi - Eyewitness News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:54

Eyewitness News

HIV/Aids still carries a stigma, says Motsoaledi
Eyewitness News
JOHANNESBURG - Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the stories of people living with HIV and Aids at Nkosi's Haven are a testament of how the epidemic still carries a stigma with mothers still not testing in time. Motsoaledi and Deputy President ...
Brave Nkosi put a face to HIV/AidsCitizen
Nkosi Johnson paved the way in fight against HIV/Aids: RamaphosaEast Coast Radio
SA commemorates great strides in HIV/AIDS battleSouth African Broadcasting Corporation
CounterCurrents.org -AIDS.gov blog (blog) -Independent Online
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Fight against HIV/AIDS is a collective responsibility – Minister - Citifmonline

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:45

Citifmonline

Fight against HIV/AIDS is a collective responsibility – Minister
Citifmonline
Upper West Regional Minister, Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, has said the fight against HIV/AIDS must be of great concern to all and should not be left in the hands of the few. “HIV/AIDS affects every Ghanaian either directly or indirectly and all must play ...

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LGBT groups 'at war' over HIV-preventing drugs as attack ad targets controversial AIDS group - PinkNews

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:28

Frontiers Media (blog)

LGBT groups 'at war' over HIV-preventing drugs as attack ad targets controversial AIDS group
PinkNews
The Los Angeles LGBT Center has released an attack ad aimed at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation – as rival groups clash over HIV-preventing drugs. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis drug Truvada can reduce the chances of being infected with HIV by up to 99% if ...
Why is the AIDS Healthcare Foundation Opposed to PrEP?Frontiers Media (blog)

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Nkosi Johnson paved the way in fight against HIV/Aids: Ramaphosa - East Coast Radio

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 08:44

East Coast Radio

Nkosi Johnson paved the way in fight against HIV/Aids: Ramaphosa
East Coast Radio
Nkosi Johnson paved the way in fight against HIV/Aids: Ramaphosa. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says millions are now benefiting from the message that child Aids activist Nkosi Johnson carried. Published: July 13, 2016, 1:29 p.m. by Khatija Nxedlana ...
Ramaphosa acknowledges Aids failuresIndependent Online
Cyril Ramaphosa lauds role of Nkosi Johnson in getting HIV drugs to South AfricansBDlive
South Africa ushers in a new era for HIVNature.com
Reuters -Medafrica Times -AllAfrica.com
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Increasing rates of medical male circumcision, female ART coverage linked with lower rates of HIV infection among men

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 08:00
In a study appearing in the July 12 issue of JAMA, an HIV/AIDS theme issue, Xiangrong Kong, Ph.D.
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2016 recommendations for antiretroviral drugs for the treatment and prevention of HIV infection in adults

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 08:00
In a report appearing in the July 12 issue of JAMA, an HIV/AIDS theme issue, Huldrych F. Gunthard, M.D.
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Study examines risk of HIV transmission from condomless sex with virologically suppressed HIV-infected individuals

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 08:00
Among nearly 900 serodifferent (one partner is HIV-positive, one is HIV-negative) heterosexual and men who have sex with men couples in which the HIV-positive partner was using suppressive...
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Interventions do not improve viral suppression among hospitalized patients with HIV infection and substance use

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 08:00
In a study appearing in the July 12 issue of JAMA, an HIV/AIDS theme issue, Lisa R. Metsch, Ph.D.
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Funds for HIV-AIDS - The Star, Kenya

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 22:35

The Star, Kenya

Funds for HIV-AIDS
The Star, Kenya
Three weeks ago, Heads of State met at the UN General Assembly 71st session High Level Meeting to deliberate on the status of HIV and AIDS globally. The result of the three day deliberations was a unanimously adopted Political Declaration on HIV and ...
Over 700 new HIV cases listed last MaySun.Star
Will the ManDate Model Tackle HIV Rates in Black Gay Men?TheBody.com
Salt-N-Pepa Accept "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" Tribute, Acknowledge AIDS ActivismNewNowNext

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HIV, AIDS and 90-90-90: what is it and why does it matter? - The Conversation AU

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 21:38

The Conversation AU

HIV, AIDS and 90-90-90: what is it and why does it matter?
The Conversation AU
Today, a young person who becomes infected in the developed world can expect to have a near-normal lifespan with access to lifelong, uninterrupted HIV treatment. Globally, the HIV/AIDS community has worked hard to realise the Sustainable Development ...
Come Chat about HIV/AIDS and Affordable Care Act!AIDS.gov blog (blog)
FG Moves To Review Nigeria's HIV /AIDs DataNTA News
70 per cent of HIV, AIDS cases in Malaysia transmitted via heterosexual sexNew Straits Times Online
The Star, Kenya -HealthCanal.com (press release) (blog) -Bernama
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Come Chat about HIV/AIDS and Affordable Care Act! - AIDS.gov blog (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 18:44

The Conversation AU

Come Chat about HIV/AIDS and Affordable Care Act!
AIDS.gov blog (blog)
NMAC, together with Altarum, has united with several community colleagues and AIDS.gov to highlight the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on people living with HIV/AIDS. We are well into the 6th year of the ACA, and the Act has opened up many ...
HIV, AIDS and 90-90-90: what is it and why does it matter?The Conversation AU
FG Moves To Review Nigeria's HIV /AIDs DataNTA News
70 per cent of HIV, AIDS cases in Malaysia transmitted via heterosexual sexNew Straits Times Online
The Borneo Post -The Star, Kenya -PBS NewsHour
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'Death Came Every Week': How Prisoners Overcame Early HIV/AIDS Stigma Through Community Education - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 16:51

TheBody.com

'Death Came Every Week': How Prisoners Overcame Early HIV/AIDS Stigma Through Community Education
TheBody.com
Donna Hylton still remembers the first AIDS-related death she encountered at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. It was the summer of 1988, two years after she had arrived at New York's maximum-security prison for women. She was sitting in the prison ...

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'Death Came Every Week': How Prisoners Overcame Early HIV/AIDS Stigma Through Community Education - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 16:51

TheBody.com

'Death Came Every Week': How Prisoners Overcame Early HIV/AIDS Stigma Through Community Education
TheBody.com
Donna Hylton still remembers the first AIDS-related death she encountered at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. It was the summer of 1988, two years after she had arrived at New York's maximum-security prison for women. She was sitting in the prison ...

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Budget cuts affect Oregonians coping with HIV/AIDS - Psuvanguard.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 16:42

Budget cuts affect Oregonians coping with HIV/AIDS
Psuvanguard.com
Effective July 1, the Oregon Health Authority cut approximately $100,000 of grant funding for the Cascade AIDS Project's education and outreach budget for insurance enrollment. The OHA is an umbrella organization for the state of Oregon focused on ...

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Quest to end AIDS epidemic at risk: UN - Yahoo Finance

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 11:48

Quest to end AIDS epidemic at risk: UN
Yahoo Finance
Geneva (AFP) - Efforts to end the global AIDS pandemic by 2030 are lagging, the UN warned Tuesday, decrying rising numbers of new HIV infections among adults in many regions, with Russia especially hard-hit. In a new report, UNAIDS cautioned that ...

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Quest to end AIDS epidemic at risk: UN - Yahoo News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 11:42

Yahoo News

Quest to end AIDS epidemic at risk: UN
Yahoo News
Geneva (AFP) - Efforts to end the global AIDS pandemic by 2030 are lagging, the UN warned Tuesday, decrying rising numbers of new HIV infections among adults in many regions, with Russia especially hard-hit. In a new report, UNAIDS cautioned that ...

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These Drugs Stop the Spread of HIV Even Without Condoms - TIME

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 11:31

TIME

These Drugs Stop the Spread of HIV Even Without Condoms
TIME
Antiretroviral drugs, which are used to treat the HIV infection, have helped curb the rapid-fire spread of the AIDS epidemic, especially in the developed world. Their effects are impressive. Among heterosexual couples where one partner is HIV positive ...
Keeping the Condom Window Open, A Little LongerTheBody.com
HIV therapy decreases transmission — but don't toss condoms yetNew York Daily News
Study examines risk of HIV transmission from condomless sex with virologically suppressed HIV infectionScience Daily
WebMD -AOL News -News-Medical.net
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HIV/AIDs no longer classified as epidemic in Australia - FiercePharma

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 08:23

FiercePharma

HIV/AIDs no longer classified as epidemic in Australia
FiercePharma
Australia will drop the term epidemic in regard to HIV/AIDS, citing fewer new cases in the past two decades and the advent of public awareness, diagnosis and antiretroviral treatments which have drastically changed the lifespan trajectory of those with ...
Australia has conquered AIDS, but not HIVScience Magazine
Budget cuts affect Oregonians coping with HIV/AIDSPsuvanguard.com
Why the South is the epicenter of the AIDS crisis in AmericaPBS NewsHour
The Guardian -Independent Online
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