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HIV, AIDS cure news: A breakthrough in drug modification could lead to HIV cure - ChristianToday

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 09:25

ChristianToday

HIV, AIDS cure news: A breakthrough in drug modification could lead to HIV cure
ChristianToday
"The new products can optimize HIV restrictive growth so that strategies that may eradicate viral infection would be successful," said Dr. Howard Gendelman, M.D., professor another proponent of the breakthrough in a statement with UNMC Newsroom. Unlike ...
Gene therapy could hold key to improving Aids treatment and beating devastating virusThe Independent

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National Black HIV and AIDS Awareness Day in Newark - Out In Jersey

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 08:17

Out In Jersey

National Black HIV and AIDS Awareness Day in Newark
Out In Jersey
Newark City Councilwoman Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins will be the guest speaker on Tuesday, February 13 in Newark for observance of the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). The African American Office of Gay Concerns and Newark Community Health ...

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Music concert to be organised to raise awareness on HIV/AIDS - Himalayan Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:55

Himalayan Times

Music concert to be organised to raise awareness on HIV/AIDS
Himalayan Times
Suruwat's President Rajendra Puri said the concert aims to create public awareness among the youth to promote the use of condom for prevention of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom rally would also be organised from ...

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Over 32000 HIV infected in Nepal - The Kathmandu Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 09:32

Over 32000 HIV infected in Nepal
The Kathmandu Post
Feb 11, 2018-The number of people living with HIV infection has reached more than 32,000 in Nepal. Information to this revelation was shared by an organisation named Suruwat during a press conference organized on the occasion of the International ...

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Millions of Kenyans saved by US anti-Aids initiative - Daily Nation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 01:08

Millions of Kenyans saved by US anti-Aids initiative
Daily Nation
Sunday February 11 2018. HIV/Aids. Demonstrators march calling for the international community to make AIDS drugs available to all. The United States has poured more than $5.5 billion into Kenya over the past 15 years in an effort to control the HIV ...

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Prayer works but ... Religious leaders urge colleagues to encourage HIV/AIDS persons to get medical tests even if ... - Jamaica Gleaner

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 23:18

Jamaica Gleaner

Prayer works but ... Religious leaders urge colleagues to encourage HIV/AIDS persons to get medical tests even if ...
Jamaica Gleaner
There is currently no known medical cure for HIV/AIDS, but national superintendent for the United Pentecostal Church of Jamaica (UPCJ), Bishop O'Garth McKoy, said he has encountered individuals who have been healed from the disease. The pastor ...

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Holy healers hurting - Several persons with HIV/AIDS abandoning ... - Jamaica Gleaner

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 23:18

Jamaica Gleaner

Holy healers hurting - Several persons with HIV/AIDS abandoning ...
Jamaica Gleaner
Jamaica's efforts to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS could be stymied by the Church, as several persons who have tested positive have abandoned medical treatment because they were declared cured by their spiritual leader. Executive director of the ...

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FAMU observes the 18th Anniversary of National Black HIV/AIDS ... - Famuan

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 15:10

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FAMU observes the 18th Anniversary of National Black HIV/AIDS ...
Famuan
On Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, students poured into the Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center Teaching Gymnasium to hear from professionals on the subject of HIV/AIDS. Dr. Maria Okeke, a professor in the Department of Health and Physical Education, and ...

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Students take out HIV/AIDS awareness rally - The Tribune

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 13:34

The Tribune

Students take out HIV/AIDS awareness rally
The Tribune
Staff and students of SSDCPS College take out a rally in Bathinda on Saturday. A Tribune photo. Tribune News Service. Bathinda, February 10. Students and staff members of SSD College of Professional Studies at Bhokhra, Bathinda, organised a rally to ...

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Mushroom porridge: Could this be the cure of HIV/Aids? :: Kenya ... - The Standard

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 03:42

The Standard

Mushroom porridge: Could this be the cure of HIV/Aids? :: Kenya ...
The Standard
Kakamega County Referral Hospital and other health facilities in the region have asked HIV/AIDS patients to buy the Mmustmug flour to make porridge.

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Mushroom porridge: Could this be the cure of HIV/Aids? - The Standard

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 02:55

The Standard

Mushroom porridge: Could this be the cure of HIV/Aids?
The Standard
In an interview with Saturday Standard, the lead expert at the Regional Centres of Expertise and a lecturer at the university, Gordon Nguka said the mushroom boosts CD4 count -- a snapshot of how well your immune system is functioning -- for persons ...

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Ethiopia: AIDS orphans live, grow in uncertain future - Anadolu Agency

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 02:07

Anadolu Agency

Ethiopia: AIDS orphans live, grow in uncertain future
Anadolu Agency
“There are an estimated 4.5 million orphans ... of which approximately 800,000 have lost their parents to AIDS,'' according to UNICEF, estimating that the number of AIDS orphans is some 2.5 million. Official figures put the number of HIV-positive ...

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Black HIV/AIDS awareness in spotlight - Famuan

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 15:20

Famuan

Black HIV/AIDS awareness in spotlight
Famuan
It's' almost impossible to overstate how important it is to be aware of the prevalence of HIV and AIDS in the black community. The Leon County Florida Department of Health is focused on providing effective resources for affected HIV residents s. HIV ...

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A fact sheet on Lassa fever - Guardian (blog)

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 22:45

Guardian (blog)

A fact sheet on Lassa fever
Guardian (blog)
Appropriate authorities of Government and Management of health institutions must ensure that Personal Protection Equipments including microbicides for routine cleaning, alcohol scrubs and chlorine based hand sanitiser pots are placed at appropriate ...

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County kicks off HIV/AIDS awareness campaign - The South Florida Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 20:24

The South Florida Times

County kicks off HIV/AIDS awareness campaign
The South Florida Times
Heyman sponsored a resolution creating the countywide awareness campaign, which was approved by the Board of County Commissioners. With the collaboration of the Florida Department of Health, the goal is to get to zero new HIV/AIDS cases, zero AIDS ...

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The Skanner News - Cascade AIDS Project Celebrates National ... - The Skanner

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:48

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The Skanner News - Cascade AIDS Project Celebrates National ...
The Skanner
In honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), Cascade Aids Project (CAP) will host its third Annual NBHAAD celebration on from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb 11 at the Boys & Girls Club located at 454 SE 165th Avenue in Portland. This year's event ...
African American AIDS/HIV Awareness | Monroe native shares storyKnoe.com

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Mozambique gets 515 mln USD aid to fight HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria ... - Xinhua

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:55

Mozambique gets 515 mln USD aid to fight HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria ...
Xinhua
MAPUTO, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- The Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis on Thursday allocated 515 million U.S. dollars to support Mozambique's combat against the three infectious diseases, the leading cause of deaths in the southern ...

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Allegheny County moving HIV/AIDS clinic to new Hill District location - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 14:41

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny County moving HIV/AIDS clinic to new Hill District location
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Allegheny County's STD-HIV/AIDS Clinic will be closed until Wednesday while it moves operations to a new location in the Hill District. The current facility, located in Oakland, will close on Thursday. The county said services — including phone ...

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UH gets millions to help fight HIV/AIDS - KHOU

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:21

KHOU

UH gets millions to help fight HIV/AIDS
KHOU
“We have one of the largest prevalence rates in the U.S.,” said UH's Samira Ali. According to the CDC, the number of people diagnosed with HIV in Houston is twice the national average. Among local residents living with diagnosed HIV, 50% are black and ...

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African American AIDS/HIV Awareness | Monroe native shares story - Knoe.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:09

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African American AIDS/HIV Awareness | Monroe native shares story
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Parishes with the highest rates of people living with HIV are Ouachita, Lincoln, Morehouse, Richland, and Madison. These numbers come to no surprise to 29-year-old, Melvin Slack, who is HIV positive.
African-Americans disproportionately endangered by HIV/AIDS ...Deccan Chronicle

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