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Make the difference: Belvedere continues fight against HIV/AIDS ... - The Moodie Davitt Report

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 11/10/2016 - 07:17

The Moodie Davitt Report

Make the difference: Belvedere continues fight against HIV/AIDS ...
The Moodie Davitt Report
Luxury vodka brand Belvedere is once again pledging its support for the fight against HIV/AIDs with its 2016 Belvedere (RED) campaign. This year's campaign ...

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NHS loses High Court battle over PrEP HIV/Aids treatment - Metro

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 11/10/2016 - 05:56

Metro

NHS loses High Court battle over PrEP HIV/Aids treatment
Metro
NHS England has lost its appeal over a High Court ruling that it has the legal power to commission PrEP, a 'game changer' service in the fight against HIV/Aids. PrEP, short for 'pre-exposure prophylaxis', is a prevention strategy which involves people ...
NHS does have the power to give HIV PrEP drug, say judgesNew Scientist
The 13 NHS treatments at risk because of a controversial HIV drug PrEPDaily Mail

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Classroom-based sex education programmes largely ineffectual, but incentives to stay at school can help

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 11/10/2016 - 03:00
A global review of school-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and pregnancy in adolescents shows sex education programmes have no impact in lowering...
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Public service shrinkage reverses HIV/AIDS gains - Mmegi Online

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 11/10/2016 - 00:00

Mmegi Online

Public service shrinkage reverses HIV/AIDS gains
Mmegi Online
A new study has found that the effects of the 2010-2011 downsisng governmental staff positions, in addition to decreased donor funding for human resource support, have negatively impacted the HIV/AIDS response. The negative effects are being felt from ...
Free HIV testing offered for World AIDS DayUT Daily Beacon
Fighting HIV in Miami, one dirty needle at a timeWestside Gazette
Standing Together: AVAC Statement on US ElectionTheBody.com

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Have We Just Found HIV AIDS Cure? Immunotherapy Shows Promising Results - iTech Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 11/09/2016 - 22:23

iTech Post

Have We Just Found HIV AIDS Cure? Immunotherapy Shows Promising Results
iTech Post
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 01: People attend a World AIDS Day commemoration event at the National AIDS Memorial Grove on December 1, 2015 in San Francisco, California. World AIDS Day has been observed on December 1, since 1988, and is ...
Scientists Achieve 'Functional Cure' for HIV in Monkey ModelVoice of America
Having HIV isn't a crime. Why do efforts such as Prop. 60 try to convince us otherwise?Los Angeles Times
Novel pH sensing semiconductor for point-of-care detection of HIV-1 viremia : Scientific Reports - NatureNature

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TACA wants NARHS to conduct fresh HIV/AIDS survey - Guardian

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 11/09/2016 - 21:23

Guardian

TACA wants NARHS to conduct fresh HIV/AIDS survey
Guardian
Convinced that the present prevalence rate of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Taraba state has dropped from 10.5 per cent to one digit, the Taraba state AIDS Control Agency (TACA) has challenged ...

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HIV and Mass Incarceration: How Black Lives Are Impacted - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 11/09/2016 - 15:16

TheBody.com

HIV and Mass Incarceration: How Black Lives Are Impacted
TheBody.com
Although in the past I engaged in conversations that focus on the impact of HIV/AIDS and health inequity among Black Americans, I have yet to look into how this translates to the criminal justice system. Each presenter provided an in-depth analysis of ...

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The Bike Crusader: Cycling the World to Combat HIV/AIDS - The Argentina Independent

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 11/09/2016 - 14:14

The Argentina Independent

The Bike Crusader: Cycling the World to Combat HIV/AIDS
The Argentina Independent
It all started when, Somen Debnath, a 33-year-old of Indian origin, saw an article in a local newspaper titled “AIDS is Deadlier than Cancer”. This triggered an idea, which by 2004 had turned into an epic mission: travel around the world on his bicycle ...

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Column: Marriage or not, HIV/AIDS is still a major problem for gay ... - Gloucester Daily Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 18:55

Column: Marriage or not, HIV/AIDS is still a major problem for gay ...
Gloucester Daily Times
As World AIDS Day fast approaches, I find myself taken aback that it has been 25 years, a quarter century, since Gloucester held the region's first World AIDS ...

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Southwest Center to host art show aimed at benefiting HIV/AIDS research - Paradise Valley Independent

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 17:18

Paradise Valley Independent

Southwest Center to host art show aimed at benefiting HIV/AIDS research
Paradise Valley Independent
Art Explorers AZ and Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS have teamed up for the largest art show “Art Extravaganza” and silent auction in the Valley thus far this year. The event, which is a juried art show, is Friday, Nov. 18 from 6-9 p.m. at the Parsons ...

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What Is SMAIF? - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 15:13

TheBody.com

What Is SMAIF?
TheBody.com
In September, during the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA), AIDS.gov shared information about and launched new web pages that describe the work of the Secretary's Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF). SMAIF funds innovative projects to improve HIV ...
Join The Listening Session To Address HIV In The Transgender Community On December 8, 2016 – Open Call For ...AIDS.gov blog (blog)

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HIV/AIDS in Venezuela 'impossible to control,' health group warns - UPI.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 14:17

UPI.com

HIV/AIDS in Venezuela 'impossible to control,' health group warns
UPI.com
A view of one of the wards of the Caracas Teaching Hospital in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 14, 2016. Venezuela's medicine shortage is a visible tragedy in Venezuelan drugstores and hospitals. Patients suffering from cancer, AIDS, diabetes and ...

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Giving women HIV self-tests promotes male partner testing

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 14:00
Providing pregnant and postpartum women in sub-Saharan Africa with multiple HIV self-tests can make it more likely their male partners will be tested for HIV compared to a standard approach of...
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Column: HIV crusade is Magic Johnson's greatest act - Detroit Free Press

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 12:52

Detroit Free Press

Column: HIV crusade is Magic Johnson's greatest act
Detroit Free Press
Stern turned All-Star Weekend into an HIV/AIDS symposium. Medical experts held news conferences. Elizabeth Glaser, who had contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion and passed it onto her infants through breastfeeding, told how her young daughter had ...
Twenty-five years ago today, Magic Johnson announced he had HIV Everyone knows or has mourned an Earvin ...The Undefeated
Magic Johnson remembers Nov. 7, 1991, the day he told the world he was HIV positiveLos Angeles Times
"I plan to go on living for a long time," basketball legend said on November 7th, 1991RollingStone.com
Crave Online -Yahoo Sports -OCRegister -share - Magic Johnson
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Rest in Power, Patricia Williams - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 12:05

TheBody.com

Rest in Power, Patricia Williams
TheBody.com
Diagnosed in 1992, Patricia lived proudly and openly with HIV as a way of eliminating HIV-related stigma. Patricia had extensive connections with the faith community and was a member of the Helping Hands Ministry in her church, helping to feed and ...

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amfAR Phone Case Raises Awareness for Fight Against HIV/AIDS - EDGE Media Network

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 10:05

EDGE Media Network

amfAR Phone Case Raises Awareness for Fight Against HIV/AIDS
EDGE Media Network
In a joint effort to find a cure, The Blonde Salad together with amfAR have created an iPhone 6/6S cover. One hundred percent of sales will be donated to amfAR to benefit its Countdown to a Cure for AIDS initiative, aimed at developing the scientific ...

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Heartbeats: Health officials warn HIV/AIDS patients to get flu shots - MyCentralJersey.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/08/2016 - 07:43

MyCentralJersey.com

Heartbeats: Health officials warn HIV/AIDS patients to get flu shots
MyCentralJersey.com
HIV/AIDS patients are one of the high risk groups health officials are strongly urging to get their flu shot/vaccine. The concern comes from the fact that those with compromised (weakened) immune systems may suffer from flu-related complications like ...

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