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In US, gay men clash over HIV prevention pill

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 00:10
A single daily pill may help prevent HIV. And in America, gay men who have lost countless loved ones to AIDS can't stop fighting about it. The drug in question is Truvada, an oblong blue pill that combines two antiretroviral medications -- tenofovir and emtricitabine. Made by Gilead Sciences in California, Truvada was already available as a medication for HIV-positive patients when it was ...
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In US, gay men clash over HIV prevention pill

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 23:25
WASHINGTON DC, USA – A single daily pill may help prevent HIV . And in America, gay men who have lost countless loved ones to AIDS can't stop fighting about it. Much of the debate has played out on the Internet and social media as tempers flare over promiscuity, erratic condom ...
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In US, gay men clash over HIV prevention pill

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 23:10
A single daily pill may help prevent HIV. And in America, gay men who have lost countless loved ones to AIDS can't stop fighting about it.
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Hitting a moving target: AIDS vaccine could work against changeable site on HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 19:46
A vaccine or other therapy directed at a single site on a surface protein of HIV could in principle neutralize nearly all strains of the virus—thanks to the diversity of targets the site presents to the human immune system. HIV infection is nearly always fatal, if untreated, because the virus is extremely effective at evading the human immune response. Its main strategy is to cover its most ...
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Breakthrough in HIV/AIDS research gives hope for improved drug therapy

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 17:23
( University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences ) The first direct proof of a long-suspected cause of multiple HIV-related health complications was recently obtained by a team led by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Vaccine Research. The finding supports complementary therapies to antiretroviral drugs to significantly slow HIV progression.
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Take a daily pill to prevent HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 08:28
We know condoms prevent HIV. But if you are at high risk of contracting the virus, experts want you to consider an additional strategy.
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AIDS 2014 Melbourne Declaration Calls for the Eradication of Discrimination Against People Living With or at Risk of ...

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 03:00
AIDS 2014 Melbourne Declaration Calls for the Eradication of Discrimination Against People Living With or at Risk of HIV, to Ensure Equal Access to HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care for all
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Area activists gather to raise HIV/AIDS awareness

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 02:00
Health authorities, advocates and residents from Juárez, El Paso and Las Cruces will gather Friday night at the top of the Stanton international bridge to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS in the borderland.
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CDC Urges Anti-HIV Pill for People at High Risk of Infection

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 00:39
Title: CDC Urges Anti-HIV Pill for People at High Risk of Infection Category: Health News Created: 5/14/2014 7:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 5/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Partnering to protect women from HIV

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 22:02
Guest post: Women and girls continue to bear a disproportionate and unacceptable burden of HIV. A new public-private partnership could ensure they have the tools to protect themselves from infection.
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CDC recommends pill to protect against HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 15:45
Anti-HIV medication is recommended for high-risk groups including people with an infected partner
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Hitting a Moving Target: AIDS Vaccine Could Work Against Changeable Site on HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 14:37
A vaccine or other therapy directed at a single site on a surface protein of HIV could in principle neutralize nearly all strains of the virus--thanks to the diversity of targets the site presents to the human immune system.
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Hitting a moving target: Scripps Research Institute scientists show aids vaccine could work against changeable site on HIV

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 14:00
A vaccine or other therapy directed at a single site on a surface protein of HIV could in principle neutralize nearly all strains of the virus - thanks to the diversity of targets the site presents...
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Research and Markets: Global HIV-AIDS Testing Market 2014-2018 with Abbott Labs, Bio-Rad Labs, Hologic, Ortho-Clinical ...

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:16
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global HIV-AIDS Testing Market 2014-2018" report to their
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DoH pushes for mandatory HIV/AIDS testing for high-risk sectors

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:05
MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health (DOH) is seriously pushing for the amendment of Republic Act 8504 or the Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998 in order to allow the implementation of mandatory human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening, particularly for high-risk groups.   In a press briefing, Dr. Lyndon Lee, spokesman of the Department of Health (DOH), clarified that ...
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CDC Urges Anti-HIV Pill for People at High Risk of Infection

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:50
Targeted groups include people with an infected partner or those who don't practice safe sex
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HIV tests to be offered to all adults

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:49
VICTORIA – Routine HIV-AIDS testing is being offered once every five years to all B.C. residents aged 18-70, building on infection control efforts that have been recognized around the world in reducing disease transmission and death.
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DOH wants to revise AIDS law, seeks mandatory HIV testing for target groups

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 09:28
The Department of Health on Thursday said that it wants to revise the Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act to empower it to do mandatory screening for high-risk groups and target populations such as patients about to undergo surgery.
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Government raises alarm over rise in HIV-Aids cases in Philippines

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 05:44
Nearly 500 new HIV-Aids cases recorded in the first quarter of this year
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Government raises alarm over rise in HIV-Aids cases in Philippines

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 05:44
Nearly 500 new HIV-Aids cases recorded in the first quarter of this year
Categories: HIV/AIDS
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