Microbicide Trials Network

HIV/AIDS in the News

HIV/AIDS Rate Increases By 388% In Koforidua Hospital - Peace FM Online

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:05

Peace FM Online

HIV/AIDS Rate Increases By 388% In Koforidua Hospital
Peace FM Online
Out of these figures, a total of 167 persons living with HIV/AIDS died at the facility in 2015. HIV/AIDS is currently a leading cause of death at the hospital, a position which was occupied by stroke in 2014. Stroke was the second major cause of deaths ...
Koforidua records no case of Pneumococcal MeningitisGhanaWeb

all 5 news articles »
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Cunene: 2523 cases of Hiv/Aids recorded in 2015 - AngolaPress

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 05:54

AngolaPress

Cunene: 2523 cases of Hiv/Aids recorded in 2015
AngolaPress
He recognised Cunene was fourth in prevalence of cases of Hiv/Aids with 4,7 percent, hence the need for prevention measures. Félix Belarmino stated that there are currently 20,675 people living with the disease in the six municipalities of the province ...

Categories: HIV/AIDS

Neural networks adapt to the presence of a toxic HIV protein

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 04:00
HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) afflict approximately half of HIV infected patients.Nearly half of HIV infected patients suffer from impaired neurocognitive function.
Categories: HIV/AIDS

'Pop quiz' could help predict sexually transmitted infections in young women

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 03:00
Researchers at Johns Hopkins say an online "pop quiz" they developed in 2009 shows promising accuracy in predicting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in young women, although not, apparently, in...
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Charles R. Drew University forum addresses HIV/AIDS, Feb. 2 - Compton Herald (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 14:46

Compton Herald (press release) (blog)

Charles R. Drew University forum addresses HIV/AIDS, Feb. 2
Compton Herald (press release) (blog)
ComptonHerald.com | Charles R. Drew Universit Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science will host a community forum titled, “Ending the AIDS Epidemic by 2030: From Vision to Action,” Feb. 2, 2016, at 11:45 a.m. in the W.M. Keck Auditorium, ...

Categories: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS: Deadly virus claims 167 lives in Eastern region - Pulse.com.gh

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 12:10

Starr 103.5 FM

HIV/AIDS: Deadly virus claims 167 lives in Eastern region
Pulse.com.gh
Authorities at the Koforidua Government Hospital have revealed that HIV/AIDS killed as many as 167 people at the facility in 2015, as compared to previous years. Stroke, which was usually the disease which claimed more lives at the facility however ...
AIDS kills 169 in Eastern regionStarr 103.5 FM

all 3 news articles »
Categories: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS medication interfere with neuronal insulation - Doctor Tipster

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:41

Doctor Tipster

HIV/AIDS medication interfere with neuronal insulation
Doctor Tipster
A type of medication for patients with HIV/AIDS, called antiretroviral therapies, or ART, has enabled those afflicted with the disease to live much longer lives. Unfortunately, around half of the patients under this kind of treatment are experiencing ...

Categories: HIV/AIDS

Dominican institutions that fight HIV-AIDS receive funds - Dominican Today

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 10:39

Dominican institutions that fight HIV-AIDS receive funds
Dominican Today
Santo Domingo.- National HIV-AIDS Council (Conavihisida) director Victor Terrero on Friday said the Global Fund to Fight AIDS provided US$25 million to his institution to combat the disease. Terrero said Conavihisida and Huberto Bogaert Díaz ...

Categories: HIV/AIDS

AIDS Group Accuses Pharmaceutical Firm of Blocking Access to HIV Treatment - AllGov

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 09:10

AllGov

AIDS Group Accuses Pharmaceutical Firm of Blocking Access to HIV Treatment
AllGov
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - The AIDS Healthcare Foundation claims in a federal antitrust complaint that biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences abused the patent system to block access to a 30-year-old antiviral agent used to treat HIV. The AIDS ...

Categories: HIV/AIDS

Paterson receives $2.3 million federal grant to combat HIV/AIDS - Paterson Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 19:20

Paterson Times

Paterson receives $2.3 million federal grant to combat HIV/AIDS
Paterson Times
The United States Department of Health and Human Services awarded $2,297,203 in grant money to the Paterson health department on Friday to fight HIV/AIDS in Passaic and Bergen counties, according to Rep. Bill Pascrell. Grant money from the Ryan ...
Lead Letter: State Health agency takes action on HIV, AIDSFlorida Times-Union
Zimbabwe Intensifies Efforts to Fight HIVVoice of America
Florida's New HIV Cases Soar Amid Health Budget CutsWUFT
Al Jazeera America -AIDSmeds.com HIV/AIDS Treatment News
all 27 news articles »
Categories: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS: Over 5000 Persons Benefit From Ondo Medical Service - The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 19:09

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)

HIV/AIDS: Over 5000 Persons Benefit From Ondo Medical Service
The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
Speaking at the event, the representative of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr. (Mrs.) Uduak Daniel, said evidence shows that Ondo State HIV prevalence is at the minimum and therefore urged residence to maintain the status by ...
HIV/AIDS: Over 5000 benefit from Ondo free medical serviceDaily Sun

all 2 news articles »
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Donors to give Zambia 30 mln USD to reduce HIV/AIDS infections - Xinhua

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:33

Donors to give Zambia 30 mln USD to reduce HIV/AIDS infections
Xinhua
LUSAKA, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- Zambia will receive 30 million U.S. dollars from international organizations to help it reduce new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women over the period of two years, a senior official said Friday. The funds ...

and more »
Categories: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS: Over 5000 benefit from Ondo free medical service - Daily Sun

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:17

Daily Sun

HIV/AIDS: Over 5000 benefit from Ondo free medical service
Daily Sun
OVER 5,000 residents of Ondo State have so far benefited from the free medical outreach put in place by the state government with the support of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS and the Sustainable Development Goals. The exercise which is ...

and more »
Categories: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS - The Nation Newspaper

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 18:05

HIV/AIDS
The Nation Newspaper
Although there have been wide speculations and insinuations as to the origin of the virus (HIV), the fact still remains that the first cases of AIDS were diagnosed in North America, Europe and Central Africa about the same time in 1981. Since then ...

Categories: HIV/AIDS

Federal grant aims to help prevent HIV/AIDS, substance abuse in Laredo - Laredo Morning Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:40

Laredo Morning Times

Federal grant aims to help prevent HIV/AIDS, substance abuse in Laredo
Laredo Morning Times
TAMIU and Serving Children and Adults in Need have received a $900,000 grant to develop a prevention program for substance abuse and HIV/AIDS as well as viral hepatitis in Webb County. U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, Ray M. Keck III, president of ...

and more »
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Lead Letter: State Health agency takes action on HIV, AIDS - Florida Times-Union

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:25

Paterson Times

Lead Letter: State Health agency takes action on HIV, AIDS
Florida Times-Union
When I was training as a surgeon, HIV and AIDS had just come on the scene. I remember the widespread fear in the public and throughout the medical and surgical community. Fear was a barrier to care for patients with HIV/AIDS. It was important to me to ...
Paterson receives $2.3 million federal grant to combat HIV/AIDSPaterson Times

all 27 news articles »
Categories: HIV/AIDS

Resistance to key HIV drug 'concerningly common'

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 19:00
HIV drug resistance to tenofovir, an antiretroviral drug vital to most modern HIV treatment and prevention strategies, is surprisingly and worryingly common according to a large study led by UCL...
Categories: HIV/AIDS

The ACA and People with HIV: Video Profiles from the Field - Kaiser Family Foundation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:06

AIDS.gov blog (blog)

The ACA and People with HIV: Video Profiles from the Field
Kaiser Family Foundation
Maria has been HIV positive for 18 years and has recently moved from Atlanta, Ga., to Chattanooga, Tenn. Before she enrolled in a health plan through the ACA marketplace, she did not have health insurance, and relied on the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program ...
The Open Enrollment Clock is Ticking: Help Eligible Individuals Get Covered by Jan. 31AIDS.gov blog (blog)

all 7 news articles »
Categories: HIV/AIDS
Syndicate content