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HIV treatment withheld: DOC chief says he was waiting for AIDS symptoms

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:42
The Department of Corrections hasn't been treating an HIV-positive detainee because it was waiting for him to become more sick first, the prison's director said yesterday.
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Ebola challenge biggest since AIDS -Official

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:55
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is unlike anything since the emergence of HIV/Aids, top US medical official Thomas Frieden has said. A fast global response could ensure that it did not become “the next Aids,” the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Frieden was addressing a high-level World Bank forum...  [Read More...]
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Ebola challenge 'biggest since Aids'

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 07:52
The public health challenge posed by the Ebola outbreak is unlike anything since the emergence of HIV/Aids, a top US medical official says.
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All our news, features and news selected from other sources.

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 04:39
A fortnightly summary of HIV research news. NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.
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HIV treatment roll-out has had only a modest impact on mortality in Lusaka, Zambia

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 04:03
All our news, features and news selected from other sources. A fortnightly summary of HIV research news. NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.
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Metro Atlanta’s HIV epidemic among gay and bisexual men must end

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 03:57
Better access to health care, sex education, and tackling poverty can help. So let’s do it. by Eli Rosenberg and Patrick Sullivan More than 30 years after the first cases of HIV/AIDS emerged in the United States, metro Atlanta is at the bulls-eye of a new and much-needed focus on the HIV epidemic in the South. Research we have conducted at Emory University finds that new infections are occurring ...
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Computers are powerful allies in the fight against AIDS

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 03:00
The battle against AIDS cannot be won in the laboratory alone. To fight the potentially deadly virus that 34 million people are suffering from we need help from computers.
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HIV's infection tactics could guide AIDS vaccine, study finds

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 22:25
New research that sheds light on the methods and machinery used by HIV to infect cells provides insight into the tricky virus that potentially could guide the development of a vaccine against the virus that causes AIDS, according to US government and other scientists.
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Single molecule microscopy shows infamous HIV spikes in action

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 20:55
Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS.
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Single molecule microscopy shows infamous HIV spikes in action

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 20:30
Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS.
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Single molecule microscopy shows infamous HIV spikes in action

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 20:24
Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS.
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Uganda's flagging male circumcision drive

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:55
Limited funding and personnel, as well as misconceptions and cultural beliefs, are some of the challenges hindering Uganda's goal of circumcising at least 4.2 million men by 2015 in a bid to lower the country's HIV/AIDS incidence.
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How HIV enters cells and evades immune responses

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 13:00
A complete picture of what the HIV-1 envelope spike looks like before it binds to target cells is reported in Nature this week.
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HIV's infection tactics could guide AIDS vaccine, study finds

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:08
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New research that sheds light on the methods and machinery used by HIV to infect cells provides insight into the tricky virus that potentially could guide the development of a vaccine against the virus that causes AIDS, according to U.S. government and other scientists. Separate studies published on Wednesday describe in detail the structure and dynamics of ...
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Georgia health officials launch HIV/AIDS website

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 03:50
ATLANTA (AP) - Health officials in Georgia have launched an online clearinghouse for information related to HIV/AIDS in the state. The Georgia Department of Public Health announced the launch of the Georgia CAPUS Care Portal. CAPUS stands for Care and Prevention in the United States. The project ...
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Phase III clinical study in Ethiopia launched to test 2 treatments for HIV-visceral leishmaniasis co-infected patients

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 03:00
The international research & development (R&D) consortium, AfriCoLeish, formed by six research organizations from East Africa and Europe, has launched a Phase III clinical study to address the...
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Efavirenz-free regimens prove effective for initial treatment of HIV

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 03:00
Patients who cannot take efavirenz for initial treatment of HIV have effective options, according to an article being published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
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Tseng Receives Funding to Study HIV/AIDS, Sudden Cardiac Death

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 18:38
Zian H. Tseng, MD, MAS, associate professor of medicine in residence in the Cardiology Division and Cardiac Electrophysiology Service at UC San Francisco, received a four-year $2.14 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand on his research of people with HIV/AIDS and their increased risk of sudden cardiac death.
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B.C. HIV/AIDS researcher up for hall of fame

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 14:03
A Vancouver doctor and world-renowned HIV/AIDS researcher has been selected for induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
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Renowned HIV/AIDS researcher to be inducted to Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:53
VANCOUVER - A Vancouver doctor and world-renowned HIV/AIDS researcher has been selected for induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
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