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Antiretroviral therapy benefits HIV-infected stimulant users

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 14:31
341 HIV-infected men who reported using stimulants such as methamphetamine or cocaine derived life-saving benefits from being on antiretroviral therapy that were comparable to those of HIV-infected men who do not use stimulants, a study concludes.
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Antiretroviral therapy benefits HIV-infected stimulant users, UCSF study shows

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:34
( University of California - San Francisco ) 'Patients with HIV who use stimulants and other substances often experience difficulties with accessing antiretroviral therapy, partially due to the concerns of healthcare providers that they will not be able take their medications as directed. Findings from this study demonstrate that many stimulant users take their antiretroviral therapy at levels ...
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Entire female reproductive tract susceptible to HIV infection in macaque model

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:32
Most women are infected with HIV through vaginal intercourse, and without effective vaccines or microbicides, women who cannot negotiate condom use by their partners remain vulnerable. How exactly the virus establishes infection in the female reproductive tract remains poorly understood. A new study reports surprising results from a study of HIV transmission in the FRT of rhesus macaques.
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Real-life social networking prompts people to get tested for HIV

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:00
Old-school face-to-face social networking is a more effective way to identify people with HIV than the traditional referral method, suggests research being presented at IDWeek 2014™.
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Study: HIV/AIDS more widespread in Southeast

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:16
According to the Georgia Department of health, 50,000 people in the state are living with HIV, and only one in five people who are HIV positive are even aware that they have the virus that can lead to AIDS.
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(RED) And Bank of America Challenge The Global Fitness Community To Go The Distance With Turn Your Miles (RED ...

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:00
(RED) And Bank of America Challenge The Global Fitness Community To Go The Distance With Turn Your Miles (RED), Powered By Nike+
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Keep HIV Positive Migrants Out Of UK, Says Ukip's Nigel Farage

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 04:01
Ukip leader Nigel Farage has been slammed by a leading charity after suggesting that migrants with HIV should be prevented from entering the UK. Farage said in an interview that preventing people with the condition entering the country would be a "good start" in controlling the UK's borders. And he later defended his comments on Sky News, saying: "We cannot take people with life-threatening ...
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Scientists unveil structure, dynamics of key HIV molecules: Findings could aid design of HIV vaccines, treatments

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 03:00
New research has illuminated the movement and complete structure of the spikes on HIV that the virus uses to bind to the cells it infects.
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Seen in real time - the dynamic motion of HIV as it readies an attack

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 03:00
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have developed technologies that allow investigators, for the first time, to watch what they call the "dance" of HIV proteins on the virus' surface, which...
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HIV/AIDS Cases on the Rise in Arunachal Pradesh

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 02:57
HIV/AIDS cases have been steadily going up in Arunachal Pradesh over the past five years, with 223 cases being recorded till last March.
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HIV/AIDS cases on the rise in Arunachal Pradesh

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 02:28
HIV/AIDS cases on the rise in Arunachal Pradesh
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HIV treatment withheld: DOC chief says he was waiting for AIDS symptoms

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:41
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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Keep HIV-positive migrants out of Britain, says Ukips Nigel Farage

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 20:32
Ukip leader accused of new level of ignorance for remarks as he stakes claim to be Europe minister in a Tory-Ukip coalition Sarah Boseley: Why barriers at the UK border wont work for HIV Continue reading...
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Study: HIV/AIDS more widespread in Southeast

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 18:25
According to the Georgia Department of health, 50,000 people in the state are living with HIV, and only one in five people who are HIV positive are even aware that they have the virus that can lead to AIDS.
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Entire female reproductive tract susceptible to HIV infection in macaque model

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 14:30
( PLOS ) Most women are infected with HIV through vaginal intercourse, and without effective vaccines or microbicides, women who cannot negotiate condom use by their partners remain vulnerable. How exactly the virus establishes infection in the female reproductive tract remains poorly understood. A study published on Oct. 9 in PLOS Pathogens reports surprising results from a study of HIV ...
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Entire female reproductive tract is susceptible to HIV infection, suggests study of vaginal virus challenge in rhesus macaques

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 14:00
Most women are infected with HIV through vaginal intercourse, and without effective vaccines or microbicides, women who cannot negotiate condom use by their partners remain vulnerable.
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HIV treatment withheld: DOC chief says he was waiting for AIDS symptoms

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 13:42
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 - 12:55
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 - 08:52
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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Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 05:39
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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