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US Bankcard Services, Inc. participates in the 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 03:35
This year, USBSI teamed up with sure3 tek Inc to show support to all those affected by HIV/AIDS. (PRWeb October 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12257107.htm
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Limited support for key populations undermines Ugandan HIV control

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:25
Uganda's HIV/AIDS control efforts have been undermined by a lack of consensus and clarity over which people constitute Key Populations (KPs) to be targeted in various prevention, care and treatment efforts, say experts.
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All our news, features and news selected from other sources.

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:18
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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Kaingu asked to apologise for describing 2015 budget as a beautiful young woman living with HIV and AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:02
The Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign has warned that it will protest if MMD Mwandi MP Michael Kaingu does not apologise for describing the 2015 national budget as a young beautiful lady living with HIV and AIDS.
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Sangamo BioSciences ZFP Therapeutic Program in HIV/AIDS Featured at Three Major Scientific Conferences in October 2014

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 07:13
RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) announced that Company scientists and clinicians, as well as academic collaborators, were invited speakers at three major scientific meetings in Europe and the United States. Their presentations...
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Sangamo BioSciences ZFP Therapeutic Program in HIV/AIDS Featured at Three Major Scientific Conferences in October 2014

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 07:00
RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (SGMO) announced that Company scientists and clinicians, as well as academic collaborators, were invited speakers at three major scientific meetings in Europe and the United States. Their presentations covered a number of therapeutic uses of Sangamo's novel zinc finger protein (ZFP) technology, but were primarily focused ...
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HIV/AIDS numbers in Latinos rising in St. Lucie

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 05:50
The number of HIV and AIDS cases in St. Lucie County is on the rise in the Latino community.
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Targeted adherence measures and viral load monitoring needed to improve retention in South African ART programme

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 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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HIV/AIDS stigma killing many, says research pioneer

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 23:52
In 1986, when the world was just waking up to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, Suniti Solomon, then a professor of microbiology at Madras Medical College, identified, for the first time in the country, six...
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FG to spend N1.58bn HIV/AIDS funds on Jonathan campaign

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 19:13
The Federal Government has concluded plans to spend N1,593,287,500 on a one-day political jamboree disguised as HIV/AIDS conference in the Federal Capital Territory. Findings indicated that the event would be used to market President Goodluck Jonathan’s ‘achievements’ in the health sector, particularly, the progress purportedly recorded against the AIDS pandemic. Interestingly, it was learnt ...
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How Lessons From the AIDS Crisis Can Help Us Beat Ebola

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:50
For too long, the history of infectious diseases has been that of ignoring a threat until it nears disaster
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Fresno County offers free HIV testing in honor of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:47
Established in 2003, the annual Oct. 15 campaign addresses the impact of HIV and AIDS in Latino communities throughout the United States. Click to Continue »
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'Fearbola': The eerie echo of the early years of Aids

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 16:17
There have been only three confirmed cases (and one death) of Ebola in the United States, but a related condition is spreading faster than a California wildfire. Americans are showing signs of an epidemic of fear, all too reminiscent of the stigmatisation, dread of contagion, and moral panic of the early years of the HIV/Aids epidemic. I should know: I was there as a gay man at risk, as an Aids ...
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Governor Cuomo to Begin Initiative to End AIDS Epidemic in New York

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 19:58
Could the number of HIV-AIDS infections eventually go down to zero? That's the goal -- Governor Cuomo is trying to implement a plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State. The initiative, released today, includes three key components. A Task Force which will draft New York's blueprint to end the epidemic, a public official advisory group made up of state officials, and public awareness ...
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Diagnostics and Therapeutics for HIV: Global Markets

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 15:15
The aim of this report is to provide detailed market, technology and industry analyses to help readers quantify and qualify the market for products used in the treatment, testing and prophylaxis of HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS is one of the most catastrophic threats to human health throughout the world. In this dynamic and continually evolving marketplace, there is a need for an up-to-date, comprehensive ...
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Russian HIV Vaccine Ready for Phase 2 Clinical Trials

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:56
Russian researchers in Novosibirsk announced on Tuesday that they are ready to proceed with the second phase of clinical trials for an HIV/AIDS vaccine, but need 200-300 million rubles ($4.9-7.3 million) to fund the trials, RIA Novosti reported, citing a top scientist involved in the project.
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Oscar Pistorius at Risk of Prison Rape and HIV/AIDS if Jailed, Court Told

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 07:28
Oscar Pistorius should not be jailed because he might be raped and sexually assaulted by inmates, the court was told during his sentencing hearing on 14 October.
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Johns Hopkins' new HIV/AIDS degree program to draw plenty of interest from prospective students

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 05:57
Assistant Professor Jason Farley says one reason he's confident that the new HIV/AIDS degree program at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing will draw plenty of interest from prospective students is that so many of the current students and alumni he's met over the years arrive on campus with a strong interest in HIV.
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Antiretroviral therapy benefits HIV-infected stimulant users, UCSF study shows

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 03:00
New clinical research from UC San Francisco shows that 341 HIV-infected men who reported using stimulants such as methamphetamine or cocaine derived life-saving benefits from being on...
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A Global Product and Pipeline Analysis of Antiretroviral Drug Development for the Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 14:42
NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This research service focuses on antiviral/antiretroviral therapeutics for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. A product and pipeline assessment is provided for marketed and investigational products and combination regimens for the treatment of HIV infection. This research service is an update of the 2013 research service titled Strategic Analysis of Antiviral Drug ...
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