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Research and Markets: Global HIV Infection Drug Market & Pipeline Insight

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:18
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global HIV Infection Drug Market & Pipeline Insight" repo
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New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:05
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Critical and expensive decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response—even as the systems for collecting this data continue to ...
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New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:05
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Critical and expensive decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response—even as the systems for collecting this data continue to ...
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The 'tampon' that could help prevent HIV

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:00
A new way to protect against HIV and sexually transmitted infections - and the method will be familiar to many women.
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Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 06:39
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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Killer T cells may be impaired by drugs that flush out HIV, hindering eradication

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 04:00
Histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors have shown promise in "flushing out" HIV from latently infected cells, potentially exposing the reservoirs available for elimination by cytotoxic T lymphocytes...
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Emergent HCV epidemic among young, non-urban injecting drug users in the United States

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 03:37
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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Daedalus Project receiving global attention

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 02:44
Ashland, Ore. -- This year's 27th annual Daedalus Project is receiving attention from people committing to end aids all over the world. The project aims to raise awareness and money to end the spread of HIV/AIDS and remember and celebrate those who have died from the disease. With their social media campaign people from across the globe have been taking pictures showing off red ribbons drawn on ...
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El Paso's GLBT community opens new OUTright Center with social and health services

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 18:16
Leaders of International AIDS Empowerment have been serving the HIV positive and AIDS community for many years.
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Fake Cures For AIDS Have A Long And Dreadful History

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 06:14
Electromagnetism can detect AIDS. And the Complete Cure Device can wipe out the virus. The Egyptian military made those claims earlier this year. But now they have backtracked after the announcement was widely denounced by scientists, including Egypt's own science adviser. Nonetheless, people are still eager to believe the unbelievable. Egypt's announcement prompted 70,000 people to send emails ...
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Parrikar shares meal with HIV+ children

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 01:56
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) Around the time the nation debated a controversial demand for a special "bikini beach" in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was fulfilling a promise lost in the hullabaloo of the two-piece bathing accessory. Parrikar Saturday afternoon was away in Rivona village in the remote Quepem sub-district south of Panaji, keeping his lunch-date with the inmates of the church-run ...
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AIDS-Prevention NGOs Freed of Foreign Agent Stigma

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 21:50
Non-governmental organizations working to fight HIV/AIDS in Russia will not be required to register as foreign agents if they receive funding from abroad, Kommersant reported Friday, citing the results of recent inspections by the Justice Ministry.
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Dinkes Penajam Anggarkan Rp60 Juta Pengobatan ODHA

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 18:54
PENAJAM: Dinas Kesehatan (Dinkes) Kabupaten Penajam Paser Utara, Kalimantan Timur, mengganggarkan Rp60 juta untuk biaya perawatan dan pengobatan 18 orang dengan HIV/AIDS (ODHA).
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Non-communicable diseases in the era of effective HIV treatment

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 03:00
As effective treatments for HIV become more widely available in low- and middle-income countries, there's an urgent need to assess and manage health risks in the growing number of people living with...
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436,800 infected with HIV/AIDS in China

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 23:07
A total of 436,800 people were living with HIV or AIDS in China till 2013 while 136,300 had died from the disease, health authorities have revealed.
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HIV-positive passengers sue Chinese airline for refusing them on board

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
Beijing. Aug 15: Two HIV-positive passengers and a friend are suing a Chinese airline for refusing to let them on board, in the country's first such lawsuit, state media reported today.[Read: China: 436,800 infected with HIV/AIDS] The pair planned to
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China: 436,800 infected with HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 19:30
Beijing, Aug 15: A total of 436,800 people were living with HIV or AIDS in China till 2013 while 136,300 had died from the disease, health authorities have revealed.[Read: HIV-positive passengers sue Chinese airline for refusing them on board] Mortality
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436,800 infected with HIV/AIDS in China

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 14:20
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) A total of 436,800 people were living with HIV or AIDS in China till 2013 while 136,300 had died from the disease, health authorities have revealed.
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436,800 infected with HIV/AIDS in China by end of 2013

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:17
A total of 436,800 people were living with HIV or AIDS in China by the end of 2013, while 136,300 had died from the disease, according to figures from health authorities.
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National AIDS Memorial Scholarship Program Named in Honor of AIDS Educator, Activist and Reality TV Pioneer Pedro Zamora

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:37
The National AIDS Memorial Grove announced today the naming of its youth scholarship program in honor of AIDS educator, activist and reality television pioneer Pedro Zamora, who pa
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