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    Gorilla connections to AIDS virus in humans
    Uncovering new insights about the beginnings of AIDS, researchers said on Monday a large portion of the genealogies of the principle kind of human immunodeficiency infection, HIV-1, began in gorillas in Cameroon before tainting individuals, likely...
  • Scientists: Super anti-HIV compound powerful enough to work as a vaccine
    Scientists: Super anti-HIV compound powerful enough to work as a vaccine
    Scientists from the Jupiter, Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) announced this week that they have developed an new drug compound to fight the virus that causes AIDS that is both powerful and universally effective, they claim....
  • Stars are shining for STAGE LA's 'To Broadway, From Hollywood. . .With Love'
    Stars are shining for STAGE LA's 'To Broadway, From Hollywood. . .With Love'
    Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event – Los Angeles (STAGE LA) is back at it with its 31st annual star-studded gala to raise funds for AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). Following the standing room only success of last year’s...
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    New HIV strain in Cuba outruns AIDS treatment drugs
    As researchers discover new cases of an aggressive strain of HIV, they have found that this virus mutates to AIDS far before the known time frame of 5 to 10 years (without treatment). The medical community is baffled at the findings, saying that...
  • 'Philadelphia' is very good
    'Philadelphia' is very good
    Courtroom dramas are often settings that showcase violent criminal behavior. But courtrooms also serve as venues where victims of corporate malfeasance seek justice. And these cases can be just as exciting as those with populated by hardened...
  • HIV/AIDS testing emphasized
    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day focuses on progress and plight of infected
    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is observing its 15th annual reminder on February 7th to highlight that HIV remains a substantial public health problem.Despite progress, black/African American communities continue to experience...
  • VIVA GLAM Miley Cyrus
    Miley Cyrus wants the guilt over sex stopped
    Miley Cyrus has become one of the most popular, wealthy and controversial young entertainers of this era. The controversy surrounding her primarily centers around her open displays of sexuality in many of her acts and photos. E! Online reported on...
  • Wyclef Jean
    Wyclef Jean performs at Heads Audio party at Tao Nightclub
    Wyclef Jean was one of many musicians and celebs in Las Vegas last week during CES. On Jan. 8, the Haitian-born recording artist headlined the Heads Audio party at Tao Nightclub singing a medley of songs and teaming up with DJ Khaled for a special...
  • Looking for an HIV vaccine
    Testing begins on HIV vaccine in pill form
    The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) announced on Jan. 13 that it is beginning clinical trials of a prospective HIV vaccine in pill form. URMC is working with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with funding provided by the Bill ...
  • STAGE LA announces its 31st annual benefit for AIDS Project Los Angeles
    STAGE LA announces its 31st annual benefit for AIDS Project Los Angeles
    Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.), the longest-running annual benefit for AIDS worldwide, has announced its 31st anniversary spectacular event to support AIDS Project Los Angeles. Scheduled for May 9, 2015, at the renowned...
  • FDA moves to end the lifetime ban for gay men to donate blood
    FDA moves to end the lifetime ban for gay men to donate blood
    As noted back on Dec. 1, the Food and Drug Administration was looking into joining most of the rest of the world in easing the ban on blood donation for gay men. Though there were rumbles that the FDA would keep the ban in place, Washington Post...
  • China's shame: Chinese village expels 8-year-old HIV positive boy
    China's shame: Chinese village expels 8-year-old HIV positive boy
    A Chinese boy, 8, abandoned by his mother at birth, was ostracized and expelled by his small communalvillage afterthe boy'sguardianslearned his mother had passed the HIV virus to her son at birth. Over 200 villagers reportedly signed the...
  • Fighting AIDS with Facebook and Twitter
    Fighting AIDS with Facebook and Twitter
    A new study by researchers at the UCLA AIDS Institute and Center for AIDS Research reported that social media such as Twitter and Facebook, combined with behavioral psychology, might have value for the fight against AIDS by encouraging high-risk...
  • Pastor with AIDS who slept with church members wants his job back
    Pastor with AIDS who slept with church members wants his job back
    According to newsfrom Montgomery, Alabama on Dec. 2, a local pastor was back in court on Monday in an effort to get his job back after confessing he slept with church members without telling them he has AIDS. Within a week Circuit Judge Charles...
  • Food vital to AIDS treatment
    WFP hails vital tool in AIDS treatment
    World AIDS Day is Monday, December 1st. This global crisis is linked closely with another: hunger.The UN World Food Programme (WFP), the largest hunger relief organization, feeds about 1.3 million people who live with HIV and tuberculosis. WFP...