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Uganda: High Hopes Ahead of Microbicide Trial Results

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 03:39
[Observer]HIV/Aids researchers are anticipating positive results from a large-scale trial assessing the efficacy of a vaginal microbicide gel in preventing HIV infection in women.
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Hunting Down HIV Holdouts

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 02:36
Discovering where HIV lingers in the body could lead to a cure.
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Photo Gallery on Delta Optimist

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:26
The Watoto Children’s Choir from Africa made a stop at South Delta Baptist Church in Tsawwassen Sunday, Jan. 18. Watoto choirs have travelled internationally since the mid ‘90s as advocates for children in Africa orphaned as a result of HIV/AIDS, war, poverty and disease.
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AIDS crisis brewing in Crimea and east Ukraine says UN

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 20:29
A lethal health crisis is brewing in Russian-annexed Crimea and war-torn eastern Ukraine, where injecting drug users have lost access to therapy to wean them off heroin, the UN's AIDS envoy said Wednesday. Out of 805 people in Crimea who before annexation were receiving opioid substitution therapy (OST) -- a tried and tested UN-backed treatment -- "between 80 and 100" have now died, Michel ...
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HIV Services, Platinum Success, Convention Center Award and the State Economy

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:10
The publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, a national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, recently presented the Jackson Convention Complex with a 2014 Readers' Choice Award.
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First Lady: Let us avoid behaviors that expose youth to HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 07:34
First lady Margaret Kenyatta has urged health stakeholders to focus more efforts on programs and strategies that dissuade youth from risky behaviours.
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HIV at Delivery More Likely when Treatment Starts Late in Pregnancy

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 01:09
Women who initiate highly active antiretroviral therapy or who have their first prenatal visit in the third trimester are more likely to have HIV detected at delivery -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Bowling fundraiser in memory of AIDS foundation supporter

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 22:35
Tommy Gin was community volunteer.
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Good news or bad news

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:03
According to the Philippine government, we have an HIV \ AIDS rate nationally of less than 1%. Is that good news or bad news? Guess it depends on how you look at it. It would initially appear to be good news. It makes the Philippines one of the world’s safest nations for HIV exposure.
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Vancouver team adds chapter to AIDS Encyclopedia

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 18:26
Two graduate students from Simon Fraser University are aiding HIV/AIDS researchers across the globe to bring them closer to a cure by contributing a chapter to the international Encyclopedia of AIDS.
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Zimbabwe: Children Are the Battlefield in War to Contain HIV/Aids

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 02:54
[IPS]Harare -Fifty-one-year-old Mateline Msipa is living with HIV. Her 17-year-old daughter, born after Msipa was diagnosed with the virus, may also have it, but she has never been tested.
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DOH: 460 HIV cases in Pampanga

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 15:54
ANGELES CITY -- The province of Pampanga now has 460 people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), according to the Department of Health (DOH) Philippine HIV and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Registry. According to the January 2015 Philippine HIV and AIDS Registry report, this figure is 2.1 percent of the 22, 018 HIV cases that have been recorded in the country from 1984 to ...
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China diagnosed 104,000 new HIV cases in 2014: report

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 06:36
BEIJING – China diagnosed 104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2014, media reported Friday, highlighting growth in infections in the country despite a comparatively low overall rate.
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Thailand at heart of anti-Aids push

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 01:17
A new regional initiative to curb HIV/Aids is in operation, with Thailand being positioned as its hub
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China diagnosed 104,000 new HIV/AIDs cases in 2014

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 01:09
The figure is a 14 per cent increase on the number of new cases diagnosed in 2013.
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China diagnosed 104,000 new HIV/AIDs cases in 2014

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 01:07
BEIJING, China – China diagnosed 104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2014, media reported Friday, January 16, highlighting growth in infections in the country despite a comparatively low overall rate. The figure was a 14% increase on the number of new cases diagnosed in 2013, the ...
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China diagnosed 104,000 new HIV/AIDs cases in 2014: report

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 23:25
China diagnosed 104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2014, media reported Friday, highlighting growth in infections in the country despite a comparatively low overall rate.
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Thailand at heart of anti-Aids push

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 22:11
A new regional initiative to curb HIV/Aids is in operation, with Thailand being positioned as its hub. Housed at the Thai Red Cross-Aids Research Centre, the Inform Asia: USAID's Health Research Programme (Inform Asia) initiative promises to assist the Thai Red Cross in developing its research capacity in health and to become a regional knowledge-management hub. This cooperation in research and ...
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Thailand at heart of anti-Aids push

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 22:03
A new regional initiative to curb HIV/Aids is in operation, with Thailand being positioned as its hub. Housed at the Thai Red Cross-Aids Research Centre, the Inform Asia: USAID's Health Research Programme (Inform Asia) initiative promises to assist the Thai Red Cross in developing its research capacity in health and to become a regional knowledge-management hub. This cooperation in research and ...
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AHF Lauds Introduction of Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Bill

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 17:56
AIDS Healthcare Foundation , the largest global AIDS organization and an outspoken advocate against runaway drug pricing for lifesaving HIV/AIDS and other medications, today lauded the introduction of S.
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