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Oral thrush a common complication of HIV 'because of fungi'

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 03:00
Researchers found that people with HIV have less good fungi in their mouths to suppress bad fungi. This may explain why those with HIV frequently experience severe oral thrush.
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Quezon City with highest cases of HIV/AIDS in NCR

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 02:42
Quezon City has the most number of HIV/AIDS cases in NCR, the Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) revealed as it led the distribution of condoms in various entertainment centers in the city on Friday. The HIV/AIDS Registry for January 2014 released by the DoH showed a total of 224 confirmed cases as […]
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Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After Exposure

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 01:06
Title: Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After Exposure Category: Health News Created: 3/12/2014 2:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 23:18
A rare case of suspected HIV transmission from one woman to another was reported yesterday by US health authorities. The 46-year-old woman "likely acquired" human immunodeficiency virus while in a monogamous relationship with an HIV-positive female partner in Texas, said the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The woman, whose name...
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DOH-NCR distributes condoms in QC to combat HIV and AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 23:02
The Department of Health - National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) and the SAMACKA (Spa’s Massage Center Club’s and KTV’s Association) today launch a massive campaign in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in Quezon City through correct information dissemination and distribution of condoms in various massage centers, clubs, and KTV’s in Quezon City.
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UR Medicine to receive major funding to help in fight against HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 17:44
The numbers tell the story. There are 55,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS diagnosed every year in the United States and Rochester has the second highest rate of the disease in New York State. There’s now word that major funding is on its way here to help screen for and prevent HIV/AIDS...
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Love Heals Gala Raises Over $600,000 To Support HIV/AIDS Education

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 17:22
Love Heals, the Alison Gertz foundation for AIDS education was founded 22 years ago to educate and protect New Yorkers from the ravages of HIV/AIDS. On Tuesday, March 11th, the foundation held a gala at the Four Seasons honoring John Demsey, Danielle Snyder, Jodie Snyder, and Bronson van Wyck. The evening raised $600,000 for the cause, which remains as relevant today as it was when it was ...
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AHF Healthcare Center Offers Expert HIV Care in Columbia

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:06
Following longtime partnerships with local advocates, state health departments, and non-government organizations, AIDS Healthcare Foundation began offering expert HIV/AIDS treatment and care through its first specialized clinic in South Carolina last year.
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After-sex gel prevents HIV in monkeys: Humans next?

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 14:02
With clinical trials, gel could become as widely used as birth control devices such as condoms and spermicide, said researchers
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Even hours after sex, new vaginal gel could protect women against HIV

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 13:12
A research team, led by investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has developed a new vaginal gel that they say could protect women from HIV, even if it is applied hours after sex.This is according to a study recently published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.In the past, scientists have developed microbicides - gels that can kill or neutralize viruses and ...
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Even hours after sex, new vaginal gel could protect women against HIV

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 12:00
Researchers have developed a new vaginal gel containing the antiretroviral drug raltegravir, which they say can protect women against HIV infection hours after sexual intercourse.
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MedMira Receives Approval To Market Reveal® Rapid HIV Test With New Features in Europe

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 05:54
MedMira Receives Approval To Market Reveal® Rapid HIV Test With New Features in Europe
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UK seeing significant rise in older people living and being diagnosed with HIV

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 05:00
A new paper published online in the British Geriatrics Society journal Age and Ageing argues that despite a year-on-year increase in the number of people over the age of 50 being diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), there is a reluctance of healthcare professionals to offer HIV tests to older people.
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HIV protection gel 'a step closer'

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 17:20
A gel that can be applied by women after sex to protect against HIV is a step closer, following animal studies, research suggests.
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Research and Markets: HIV Vaccine Market Opportunity & Clinical Pipeline Analysis

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 13:14
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "HIV Vaccine Market Opportunity & Clinical Pipeline Analy
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AIDSVu Releases New Maps that Depict Impact of HIV in the Denver Metro Area

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:26
Interactive maps of HIV prevalence in Denver, Colorado are now available for the first time on AIDSVu, the most detailed publicly available maps of HIV prevalence in the United States.
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Reducing HIV Transmission Among Drug Injectors Lowers AIDS Mortality in Heterosexuals

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:34
Little research has been done to help explain how HIV epidemics and programs in one population affect others and how to reduce the risks of transmission. Now, a recent study sheds light on the pathways connecting HIV epidemics in different populations.
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HIV Positive Student Claims She Is On A Mission To Destroy Men

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 09:47
Kenya –A 19-year old Kenyan college student has claimed that her mission is to infect 2000 men with HIV/AIDS, as revenge against a fellow student who passed the disease on to her in September last year, reported the Kenyan Daily Post on Wednesday. The girl, who alleged she already had sex with 324 men without […]
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More work on HIV in Laos needed

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 05:22
Health officials say more work is needed to fight HIV/AIDS in Laos, which has an over-reliance on foreign donors and lack of government support, as well as limited treatment coverage and a widespread gap of awareness and testing.
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South Cotabato heightens awareness drive on HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 04:02
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/12 March) — Health personnel in South Cotabato province have stepped up their awareness campaign on the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) due… »
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