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HIV infections rise, thwart Brazil's AIDS efforts

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:58
The devastating news didn't make sense to Brazilian Pierre Freitaz. How was it possible that, at age 17, he was infected with HIV if his only boyfriend seemed fit and healthy?
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Africa: Stigma Still a Major Roadblock for Aids Fight in Africa

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 08:05
[IPS]Washington -Though West Africa's massive Ebola outbreak may be dominating the spotlight within the global health community, HIV/AIDS remains an enormous issue for Africa as a whole - a sentiment that Washington officials made clear this week in their discussions of legislative and technological setbacks plaguing progress in fighting the epidemic.
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HIV present in every ward, village in Goa: Minister

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:18
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) The HIV/AIDS disease has a presence in every ward and village in Goa, Health Minister Laxmikant Parsenkar told the Goa legislative assembly Monday. Parsenkar, speaking during Question Hour, also said that the 23 suspected HIV-infected students, whose admission to a South Goa school had created controversy, were in fact not infected with the disease. "In Goa, there is no ...
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Oman's first NGO on HIV-AIDS to raise awareness, support affected people

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 03:36
Oman's first NGO on HIV-AIDS to raise awareness, support affected people
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First lady attends opening of camp for AIDS orphans

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 21:10
Peng Liyuan, China's first lady and a World Health Organization ambassador in the fight against HIV/AIDS, helps raise a white sail at the opening ceremony of a summer camp for AIDS orphans in Beidaihe, Hebei province, on Friday.
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HIV/AIDS Fundraiser to Begin

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 19:42
ASHLAND, Ore. — The Daedalus Project is beginning this week in Ashland. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is gearing up for its 27th year for the event. The Daedalus Project is a series of events to raise money for the benefit of HIV/AIDS organizations in Southern Oregon and across the world. This year’s theme is ACT … Continue reading »
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From HIV to cancer to Crone’s, ObamaCare fails the sick

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 18:36
It turns out ObamaCare didn’t solve the problem of “pre-existing conditions” after all. It made premiums more affordable for people with chronic health conditions that are expensive to treat —...
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Daily news summary 10.8.2014

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 12:47
Doctors in the Czech Republic registered a record rise in the number of new HIV cases in the first half of 2014 - the highest since records of the virus were first established in former Czechoslovakia in 1985. According to information provided by the National Reference Laboratory for HIV/AIDS the first six months saw 129 new cases of HIV registered; since the beginning of the year, 10 people ...
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Czech Republic sees record increase of new HIV cases

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 08:33
Doctors in the Czech Republic registered a record rise in the number of new HIV cases in the first half of 2014 - the highest since records of the virus were first established in former Czechoslovakia in 1985. According to information provided by the National Reference Laboratory for HIV/AIDS the first...
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HIV infections rise, thwart Brazil's AIDS efforts

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 09:20
SAO PAULO (AP) — The devastating news didn't make sense to Brazilian Pierre Freitaz. How was it possible that, at age 17, he was infected with HIV if his only boyfriend seemed fit and healthy?
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Run to promote HIV/AIDS Awareness and support those affected

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 08:37
The Thailand Business Coalition on AIDS (TBCA) is organizing a mini marathon on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at the Vachirabenjatas Park in Bangkok.
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HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 00:10
Hailed as anti-AIDS example, Brazil's increase in HIV infections shows prevention flaws
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AIDS discrimination

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 00:05
MIAMI (AP) — Patient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers. While the issue applies broadly to all patients with chr
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Individual genotype influences effectiveness of HIV vaccine

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 17:16
( Journal of Clinical Investigation ) A new study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation reveals that an individual's genotype correlates with their ability to develop immunity to HIV in response to vaccination.
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Preventing HIV With Medicine Can Carry A Stigma

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 16:42
No doctor would refuse to prescribe cholesterol-lowering statins to patients because they're overweight. But despite guidelines, some doctors aren't offering preventive drugs to those at risk for HIV.
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Can HIV Cure MS?

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 14:28
Sometimes, one illness interferes with another. People with a single copy of the genes for sickle cell anaemia, for example, are famously protected against malaria. Something similar may be happening with HIV, the virus that causes Aids, and multiple sclerosis. The idea was first suggested by Professor Julian Gold, who noted that [...]
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Cell-invading piece of retrovirus captured in lab

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 04:00
In recent research published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Saint Louis University investigators report catching integrase, the part of retroviruses like HIV that is responsible for...
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GOVX: Second Quarter Financials Reported with a Conservative Cash Burn

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:30
On August 7, 2014, GeoVax Labs (GOVX) announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 and provided a clinical development update.  Grant revenues were $180,441 for 2Q14, which was related to grants from the NIH in support of its HIV/AIDS vaccine development programs. For 2Q13, GeoVax reported grant revenue of $441,561. R&D expenses included direct costs funded by NIH ...
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GeoVax Reports 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:15
ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / August 7, 2014 / GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: GOVX), a biotechnology company developing vaccines to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, announced its financial results for the three and ...
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AIDS patients fear insurance discrimination in US

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 21:39
MIAMI (AP) Patient advocates in the U.S. say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the country's new health care law by shifting much of the cost to customers.While the issue...
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