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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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HIV/AIDS patients in Deep South have lower survival rates, study shows

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 16:58
DURHAM, N.C. -- The southern U.S. had the nation's lowest five-year survival rate among those diagnosed with HIV or AIDS in 2003-2004, according to new research.
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Thailand at heart of anti-Aids push

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 13:14
A NEW REGIONAL initiative to curb HIV/Aids is in operation, with Thailand being positioned as its hub.
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Africa: The Final Push for HIV in New Global Development Agenda

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 08:25
[Key Correspondents]With the mega-issues of poverty, hunger, health, education and global warming challenging the global community, HIV activists often struggle to be heard. But 2015, is not the year to take a back seat.
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HIV/AIDS survival rates lower in the southern U.S.

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 06:56
The southern U.S. had the nation's lowest five-year survival rate among those diagnosed with HIV or AIDS in 2003-2004, according to new research.
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HIV/AIDS patients in Deep South have lower survival rates, says Duke University study

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 04:52
The southern U.S. had the nation’s lowest five-year survival rate among those diagnosed with HIV or AIDS in 2003-2004, according to new research.
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HIV/AIDS patients in Deep South of U.S. have lower survival rates

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 04:47
A nine-state region of the US South has the nation's lowest five-year survival rate among people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, according to new research. Fifteen percent of people diagnosed with HIV and 27 percent of those diagnosed with AIDS in 2003-2004 had died within five years of diagnosis. Researchers say poverty, education, health insurance, social stigma and racism contribute.
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HIV/AIDS patients in Deep South have lower survival rates, says Duke University study

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 02:52
The southern U.S. had the nation’s lowest five-year survival rate among those diagnosed with HIV or AIDS in 2003-2004, according to new research.
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Mental health issues may increase HIV risk among gay, bisexual men

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 01:03
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Gay and bisexual men are at increased risk of acquiring the virus that leads to AIDS if they have mental health problems, according to a new study. What's more, their risk of acquiring HIV increases with the number of mental health factors they report, researchers found. Past studies have found that mental disorders, ranging from depression to substance ...
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AIDS still a very real problem: HIV discoverer

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 21:41
Popular across the globe for his discovery of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that causes AIDS, for which he subsequently garnered a Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, 82-year-old French Virologist Luc Montagnier has since slipped into a series of controversies relating to his research. In Mumbai for the Health Sciences Innovation Conference, he spoke to dna's Maitri Porecha about ...
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AIDS cases down slightly; other STDs are on the rise

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 17:49
According to state law, people diagnosed with communicable diseases such as HIV or AIDS must abide by disease control measures. Anyone diagnosed with HIV must sign a document stating they will comply by the measures established.
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HIV/AIDS patients in Deep South have lower survival rates

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 16:35
( Duke University ) A nine-state region of the US South has the nation's lowest five-year survival rate among people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, according to new research. Fifteen percent of people diagnosed with HIV and 27 percent of those diagnosed with AIDS in 2003-2004 had died within five years of diagnosis. Researchers from Duke, University of North Carolina and the Centers for Disease ...
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HIV/AIDS patients in Deep South have lower survival rates, says Duke University study

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 16:22
The southern U.S. had the nation’s lowest five-year survival rate among those diagnosed with HIV or AIDS in 2003-2004, according to new research.
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Lower Survival Rates for HIV/AIDS Patients in South

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 15:58
Researchers call for increased focus on how the epidemic affects the South
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Many suffered from HIV/AIDS and malnutrition

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 04:53
Police rescued 37 babies and a 3-year-old girl after busting a child trafficking ring in eastern China's Shandong province, reported the state-run China Central Television.
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Youth leader stresses vigilance vs HIV-AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 03:35
CORDILLERA must watch out for HIV/AIDS cases among the youth. Commissioner Percival Cendaña of the National Youth Commission said the region must not only be alarmed with its high teenage pregnancy rate but also with its correlation to other risky behaviors. Cendaña shared latest reports from the Philippine National AIDS Council shows 500 Filipinos turn out positive on human immuno-deficiency ...
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