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  • HIV accelerate development of age-related diseases
    HIV accelerate development of age-related diseases
    According to a new UCLA study, HIV-infected adults may develop age-related diseases by more than 14 years earlier than their uninfected peers. The findings were published March 25 in the online journal PLOS ONE.The study authors note that...
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    National Womens and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day invites action and prevention
    March 10, 2015 is designated National Womens and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day to highlight awareness and invite women and girls to move into action by protecting themselves and their partners from HIV.Through prevention, testing and treatment, the...
  • SEM of HIV
    Detecting hidden HIV virus particles
    A new study, published on March 9, 2015 in Nature Methods, describes a novel, non-invasive, imaging technique that detects the presence of virus in areas of the body not accessible to conventional detection methods. The study used this technique...
  • Ocular syphilis
    LA County investigates two possible ocular syphilis cases
    Following reports of clusters of ocular syphilis in Washington State (6) and San Francisco (7) since December 2014, Los Angeles County health officials said Thursday they are investigating two independent cases of possible ocular syphilis.This has...
  • 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....
  • Cuban strain of HIV may be most aggressive ever seen
    Cuban strain of HIV may be most aggressive ever seen
    One of the fastest acting forms of HIV that has ever been seen has been discovered in Cubans in Florida by researchers at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium according to reports in the Feb. 15, 2105, Miami Herald One of the...
  • Cuba hit with more agressive strain of HIV
    Cuba hit with more aggressive strain of HIV
    Trade relations may now be opening up between the US and Cuba, but one thing is for sure is that the United States does not want to import the new highly-aggressive CRF-19 strain of HIV recently identified in some patients in Cuba.According to...
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    Mortality rates among U.S. blacks with HIV are decreasing
    The death rate among U.S. blacks living with HIV fell significantly from 2009 through 2012, the CDC is reporting. The quantity of passings fell 18% over that time and the death rate dropped 21% to 28% relying upon how it was measured, the office...
  • 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...
  • Cell phone HIV detector
    Low-cost smart phone device detects HIV
    As of late, specialists manufactured an inventive minimal effort cell phone adornment that can locate HIV. The minimal effort gadget can smoothly distinguish the lethal infections in 15 minutes. The specialists of Columbia University School of...
  • Craigslist personals raise HIV rates by 16 percent
    Craigslist personals raise HIV rates by 16 percent
    The entry of personal ads from Craigslist into any given market has the effect of raising HIV rates by 16 percent according to Jason Chan, Assistant Professor of Information and Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management at the...
  • 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 ...
  • Deadly Birth Control?
    HIV danger from birth control shot
    A group of analysts from the University of California at Berkeley directed a meta-examination of 12 studies from sub-Saharan Africa including a sum of 39,560 ladies. Their discoveries are distributed in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.The...
  • 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...
  • Doctor murder rap: Local doctor in major trouble, might have caused HIV wave
    Doctor murder rap: 106 patients get HIV, man charged with murder for syringe use
    A doctor may be getting a murder rap after accidentally causing a big HIV outbreak in a Cambodian village for poor syringe use. A medical practitioner without his license is being accused of negligence this week, which resulted in approximately...