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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Fremont Daily Health - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 15:40

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Fremont Daily Health
Daily Star Gazette
The antiretroviral drugs protect a person from sexual transmission of the HIV/AIDS virus. The problem, however, is many people don't use the drug program consistently, and so in practice it is much less effective than it has the potential to be, the ...
HIV/Aids in Arunachal PradeshThe Arunachal Times
Gambia Registered Great Achievements in Fight Against HIV/AIDS UNICEF RepDaily Observer
UNAIDS announces lower price tag on investments needed to Fast-Track ending the AIDS epidemicUNAIDS (press release)
New Straits Times Online -StarAfrica.com -My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
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Miami Research clinic launchs a new laboratory for HIV/AIDS – Gilbert Daily Health - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 12:33

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Miami Research clinic launchs a new laboratory for HIV/AIDS – Gilbert Daily Health
Daily Star Gazette
Newly diagnosed HIV and AIDs cases are increasing rapidly in South Florida than in any other region in the nation. Recently, a new AIDS Research Unit has also been set up at Jackson Memorial Hospital.Researchers at the new unit will attempt to reach ...
HIV/Aids in Arunachal PradeshThe Arunachal Times
Gambia Registered Great Achievements in Fight Against HIV/AIDS UNICEF RepDaily Observer
Imperiling the war against HIVDaily News & Analysis
UNAIDS (press release) -StarAfrica.com -New Straits Times Online
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Life Insurance for HIV/AIDS Patients – Colorado Springs Tech Week - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 11:12

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Life Insurance for HIV/AIDS Patients – Colorado Springs Tech Week
Daily Star Gazette
Two companies are for the first time jointly offering life insurance to people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in recognition that their life expectancies are close to those of uninfected individuals.Previously, HIV-positive individuals ...
HIV/Aids in Arunachal PradeshThe Arunachal Times
Gambia Registered Great Achievements in Fight Against HIV/AIDS UNICEF RepDaily Observer
UNAIDS announces lower price tag on investments needed to Fast-Track ending the AIDS epidemicUNAIDS (press release)
New Straits Times Online -StarAfrica.com
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HIV/AIDS is top cause of death in Africa – Abilene Tech Time - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 10:49

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HIV/AIDS is top cause of death in Africa – Abilene Tech Time
Daily Star Gazette
Among HIV-affected populations, AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe, the U.N. children's agency said Friday.
Is There a Cure for HIV or AIDS? Here's the Latest on a Treatment BreakthroughYahoo News
Grant supports oral history project on HIV, AIDSUIC News
Calls for better access to testing and treatment at HIV/AIDS conferenceInternational Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Huffington Post -QSaltLake -The Korea Herald
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HIV/AIDS is dramatically increasing in Europe – Savannah Health - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 10:35

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HIV/AIDS is dramatically increasing in Europe – Savannah Health
Daily Star Gazette
Europe registered a high number of HIV infections in 2014, driven by cases in Russia and immigrants who acquired the virus after arrival, the EU and the World Health Organisation said on Thursday.

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Alcholism Drug can kill HIV/AIDS virus – Baltimore Tech Zone - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 09:22

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Alcholism Drug can kill HIV/AIDS virus – Baltimore Tech Zone
Daily Star Gazette
A new study has revealed that scientists seeking a cure for the AIDS virus have discovered that the same drug designed to combat alcoholism can kill dormant HIV hiding in the body, Reuters reports.
Cure for HIV and Aids could be only a few years away after scientists prove they can snip away the virusNational Post
Cure for HIV reportedly 3 years awayFox News
HIV Could Be Cured Within Three YearsFortune
AOL News -Voice of America (blog)
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The FDA approved new HIV/AIDS drug , Genvoya – Topeka Daily News - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 08:28

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The FDA approved new HIV/AIDS drug , Genvoya – Topeka Daily News
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new HIV/AIDS drug cocktail, Genvoya, created by Gilead Sciences Inc. The drug cocktail has been approved to treat patients aged 12+ plus. The combination tablet was approved as a complete regimen ...

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The Rany White HIV/AIDS awareness program donated 2.2 billion USD – Palmdale Tech Time - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/02/2016 - 07:37

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The Rany White HIV/AIDS awareness program donated 2.2 billion USD – Palmdale Tech Time
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Ryan White was from Indiana and got the deadly disease at the age of 13 years through a contaminated hemophilia treatment. The Ryan White CARE Act, which is names after teenager Ryan White, is formed to bring changes in the Public Health Service Act ...

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Longtime HIV/AIDS program manager fired - Victoria Advocate

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 23:38

Victoria Advocate

Longtime HIV/AIDS program manager fired
Victoria Advocate
Some of those areas included being resistant to new policies and allowing the HIV/AIDS Resource Program to become stagnant. "Funding opportunities have not been sought, you display an attitude of complacency and you did not initiate or fully engage in ...

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HIV/AIDS cases in Bicol region alarm DOH - InterAksyon

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 15:57

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HIV/AIDS cases in Bicol region alarm DOH
InterAksyon
LEGAZPI CITY, Albay -- The Department of Health (DOH) Bicol regional office has expressed alarm over the increasing number of cases of HIV/AIDS in the entire region where it registered a 74-percent rise in the 2015 count compared to the figures posted ...

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Is Bernie Sanders Lost in Orbit With His HIV/AIDs Proposal? - Huffington Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 15:19

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Is Bernie Sanders Lost in Orbit With His HIV/AIDs Proposal?
Huffington Post
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently released a proposal calling for a new approach to encourage development of drugs for HIV/AIDs. In doing so, he called the prohibitive cost of treatment “one of the great moral issues of our day.” The media ...

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HIV/Aids in Arunachal Pradesh - The Arunachal Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 15:12

HIV/Aids in Arunachal Pradesh
The Arunachal Times
There are 27 integrated counseling and treatment centre, 18 STD Clinics, 10 safe blood transfusion centers, 28 integrated intervention programme/projects and 25 Red Ribbon clubs in colleges across the state to disseminate the HIV/AIDS messages.

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Gov. Rick Scott makes misleading claim about record funding for HIV/AIDS prevention - PolitiFact

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 11:55

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Gov. Rick Scott makes misleading claim about record funding for HIV/AIDS prevention
PolitiFact
When the Times asked Scott's office why the figures were revised so drastically, spokesman John Tupps said only that Scott is "proud that Florida is investing record amounts of funding for HIV/AIDS prevention." For this fact-check, we are putting Scott ...

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Applying parameter selection and verification techniques to an HIV model

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 10:00
Physical and biological models often have hundreds of inputs, many of which may have a negligible effect on a model's response.
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Gambia Registered Great Achievements in Fight Against HIV/AIDS UNICEF Rep - Daily Observer

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 09:09

Daily Observer

Gambia Registered Great Achievements in Fight Against HIV/AIDS UNICEF Rep
Daily Observer
Sara Beysolow Nyanti, UNICEF Resident Representative in The Gambia has stated that The Gambia has registered great achievements in the fight against HIV and AIDS citing the enactment of the HIV Prevention and Control bill and the establishment of the ...
UNAIDS announces lower price tag on investments needed to Fast-Track ending the AIDS epidemicUNAIDS (press release)
New approach neededNew Straits Times Online
UN hosts high-level HIV talk for Swazi youthStarAfrica.com

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USAID distributes 100 million condoms - Kathmandu Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 05:12

USAID distributes 100 million condoms
Kathmandu Post
According to statement issued by Sath-Sath Project of the USAID, in Nepal, such condom use has helped to decrease the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate from 0.52 percent (about 60,000 people) in 2003 to 0.20 percent (39,249 people) in 2014. It states that ...

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Black LGBT organization celebrates 25 years of fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Philadelphia - Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 01:04

Black LGBT organization celebrates 25 years of fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Sunday Sun
When examining the state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, it is clear the work of The COLOURS Organization remains relevant. According to a report released in February 2016 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1 in 2 Black ...

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NYC Drag Star Candy Samples: "Why I Walk for HIV/AIDS..." - Huffington Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 14:25

NYC Drag Star Candy Samples: "Why I Walk for HIV/AIDS..."
Huffington Post
For Harrell, HIV/AIDS awareness is personal. He openly shares the story about his father contracting HIV after receiving a contaminated blood transfusion in the 1980's, and ultimately succumbing to the disease in 1991. It would take Harrell a long ...

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Pompano Beach Health - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 12:17

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Pompano Beach Health
Daily Star Gazette
The antiretroviral drugs protect a person from sexual transmission of the HIV/AIDS virus. The problem, however, is many people don't use the drug program consistently, and so in practice it is much less effective than it has the potential to be, the ...
AIDS healthcare group sues city-parish, non-profits; complains federal funds not distributed fairlyThe Advocate
The White House: Our Commitment to Improving Outcomes in the Transgender CommunityAIDS.gov blog (blog)
Nigeria Ranks 2nd & 3rd In AIDS & Tuberculosis WorldwideNews Ghana
The Guardian -Johns Hopkins News-Letter -Dispatch News Desk
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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Pompano Beach Health - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 12:17

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Pompano Beach Health
Daily Star Gazette
The ring itself, the dapivirine ring, was developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides, a nonprofit aimed at preventing HIV through the use of microbicides, or substances that kill viruses on contact. Like the NuvaRing for contraception ...

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