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Caritas: reaching out to children living with HIV/Aids - Vatican Radio

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 11:28

Vatican Radio

Caritas: reaching out to children living with HIV/Aids
Vatican Radio
(Vatican Radio) Caritas Internationalis' special advisor on HIV/Aids said tens of thousands of HIV positive children are dying each year because of a lack of access to antiretroviral treatment. An estimated 3.2 million children are living with HIV but ...
Ethiopia: Continue Fighting Against HIV/AidsAllAfrica.com
Alcholism Drug can kill HIV/AIDS virus – Peoria Daily ScienceDaily Star Gazette
UNAIDS director praises Swaziland's effort on HIV/AidsStarAfrica.com
Miami Herald
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Grateful Dead Tribute Album To Raise Money For AIDS/HIV Issues Worldwide - Forbes

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 06:10

Forbes

Grateful Dead Tribute Album To Raise Money For AIDS/HIV Issues Worldwide
Forbes
Bryce and Aaron Dessner of indie rock band The National have teamed up once again with the Red Hot Organization on an ambitious musical project to benefit AIDS and HIV related health issues worldwide. Following the success of the Dessner produced ...

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Ethiopia: Continue Fighting Against HIV/Aids - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 04:37

TheBody.com

Ethiopia: Continue Fighting Against HIV/Aids
AllAfrica.com
It had been a recent reminiscence when HIV/AIDS leftovers as a global epidemic for which there is no cure. Since the epidemic reached to its height, medicinal progresses have allowed people to live longer, healthier lives with the disease. Following ...
UNAIDS director praises Swaziland's effort on HIV/AidsStarAfrica.com
HIV/AIDS is dramatically increasing in Europe – Mesa Daily ScienceDaily Star Gazette
The Sound of StigmaTheBody.com
The New Dawn Liberia -Himalayan Times -UNAIDS (press release)
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2016 BUDGET: Don't blame legislators for expunging provisions for polio, HIV/AIDS – Tomori - Vanguard

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 00:31

Vanguard

2016 BUDGET: Don't blame legislators for expunging provisions for polio, HIV/AIDS – Tomori
Vanguard
LAST week, the legislators expunged certain allocations from the 2016 Federal Budget. Among the expunged funds are allocations for polio eradication and essential drugs for HIV/AIDS. In his response to this development, President of the Nigeria Academy ...

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Bakersfield Daily Science - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - Microbicides - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:51

The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Bakersfield Daily Science
Daily Star Gazette
The ring itself, the dapivirine ring, was developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides, a nonprofit aimed at preventing HIV through the use of microbicides, or substances that kill viruses on contact. Like the NuvaRing for contraception ...

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Bakersfield Daily Science - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:51

The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Bakersfield Daily Science
Daily Star Gazette
The antiretroviral drugs protect a person from sexual transmission of the HIV/AIDS virus. The problem, however, is many people don't use the drug program consistently, and so in practice it is much less effective than it has the potential to be, the ...

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HIV/AIDS is dramatically increasing in Europe – Mesa Daily Science - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:01

Inter Press Service

HIV/AIDS is dramatically increasing in Europe – Mesa Daily Science
Daily Star Gazette
Europe registered a high number of HIV infections in 2014, driven by cases in Russia and immigrants who acquired the virus after arrival, the EU and the World Health Organisation said on Thursday.
Include financing to End AIDSThe New Dawn Liberia
Plan for Poorer Countries to Fund HIV Response Raises ConcernsInter Press Service
123 HIV cases detected in four monthsDaily Times
Southern Times Africa -HealthCanal.com (press release) (blog) -Catholic Culture
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Products for Your Period Finally Enter the 21st Century - HowStuffWorks NOW

Google News - Microbicides - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:01

HowStuffWorks NOW

Products for Your Period Finally Enter the 21st Century
HowStuffWorks NOW
Considering half of the people on Earth are female, and women have some 450 periods during their lifetime, it's astounding how little innovation there's been in menstrual products — just three major ones in the last 200 years (the pad, the tampon and ...

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The FDA approved new HIV/AIDS drug , Genvoya – Killeen Daily Science - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 08:03

The FDA approved new HIV/AIDS drug , Genvoya – Killeen Daily Science
Daily Star Gazette
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new HIV/AIDS drug cocktail, Genvoya, created by Gilead Sciences Inc. The drug cocktail has been approved to treat patients aged 12+ plus. The combination tablet was approved as a complete regimen ...

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Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) - New Vision

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 04:40

New Vision

Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
New Vision
Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) is an indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was formed to contribute to Uganda's efforts in enhancing access to quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and support services to families ...

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HIV/AIDS Funding Short in State Budget - Public News Service

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 03:15

Public News Service

HIV/AIDS Funding Short in State Budget
Public News Service
NEW YORK - The new state budget falls far short of funds promised to fight HIV/AIDS in New York, according to advocates. Last year on World AIDS Day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged to commit an additional $200 million in the coming fiscal year to his ...
Firm to Pay AIDS Activist for Denying Him HousingNew York Times

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Traditional healers' HIV/AIDS adverts risk a ban - Malawi24

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 03:04

Malawi24

Traditional healers' HIV/AIDS adverts risk a ban
Malawi24
The Malawi Health Equity Network (MHEN) has urged the media to stop broadcasting adverts from traditional healers in the country. Adverts from traditional healers claiming that they cure different diseases including HIV/AIDS and diabetes have become ...

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Traditional healers' HIV/AIDS adverts risk a ban - Malawi24

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 03:04

Malawi24

Traditional healers' HIV/AIDS adverts risk a ban
Malawi24
The Malawi Health Equity Network (MHEN) has urged the media to stop broadcasting adverts from traditional healers in the country. Adverts from traditional healers claiming that they cure different diseases including HIV/AIDS and diabetes have become ...

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HIV agencies yield insights on improving services

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 03:00
Agencies that serve people with HIV in the U.S. are at the forefront of delivering medical care, shelter, psycho-social counseling and other services to their vulnerable clients.
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Annual HIV/AIDs walk draws nearly 200 to Lexington's Coldstream Park - Lexington Herald Leader

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 18:35

Annual HIV/AIDs walk draws nearly 200 to Lexington's Coldstream Park
Lexington Herald Leader
Before the start of Sunday's walk, Parker asked for a moment of silence for all of those who have died from HIV/AIDs and took a moment to remember the late Dr. Rice Leach, Lexington's health commissioner and a long-time champion of HIV testing. Leach ...
Supporters walk and run for 23rd year to benefit AIDS organizationWTVQ

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Grading the 2016 Presidential Candidates on Their HIV/AIDS Policies - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 17:34

TheBody.com

Grading the 2016 Presidential Candidates on Their HIV/AIDS Policies
TheBody.com
Bypassing the state legislature, he signed Medicaid expansion into law for all of Ohio. That took some guts for a GOP hardliner like Kasich. The AIDS Resource Center cheered for Kasich in 2015, noting that Ohio has about 1000 new HIV infections every ...
123 HIV positive cases detected in four monthsPakistan Today

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After Nearly 39 Million Deaths, a Cure for HIV Could Be Just 3 Years Away - Motley Fool

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 04/10/2016 - 09:12

Motley Fool

After Nearly 39 Million Deaths, a Cure for HIV Could Be Just 3 Years Away
Motley Fool
Since the disease was discovered, nearly 78 million people have contracted HIV, of which nearly half (39 million) have died from AIDS-related causes (HIV evolves into AIDS when the disease has progressed and few infection-fighting CD4+ white blood ...
Getting more Nigerians into HIV/AIDS treatment loopThe Punch
Misconceptions hampering fight against AidsMalaysiakini (subscription)

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Getting more Nigerians into HIV/AIDS treatment loop - The Punch

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 19:00

The Punch

Getting more Nigerians into HIV/AIDS treatment loop
The Punch
A substantial part of the funding for the campaign against the spread of HIV/AIDS comes from international sources. But, while most of the foreign donors have been gradually withdrawing, citing corruption and lack of transparency and accountability in ...
After Nearly 39 Million Deaths, a Cure for HIV Could Be Just 3 Years AwayMotley Fool
Misconceptions hampering fight against AidsMalaysiakini (subscription)

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The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Escondido Daily Science - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - Microbicides - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:27

The new HIV/AIDS protection technique, Vaginal Ring – Escondido Daily Science
Daily Star Gazette
The ring itself, the dapivirine ring, was developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides, a nonprofit aimed at preventing HIV through the use of microbicides, or substances that kill viruses on contact. Like the NuvaRing for contraception ...

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