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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mentally ill disproportionately singled out for HIV testing
    Mentally ill more likely to be tested for HIV
    People with mental illness are being tested more often for HIV than people without mental illness, according to a new study.Researchers analyzed a nationally representative sample of almost 22,000 adults from 2007 that is an update of federal...
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    CDC: Benefits of circumcision outweigh risks
    In first-ever federal guidelines on circumcision, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised healthcare professionals to counsel uncircumcised men and the parents of male newborns on the benefits of the procedure. While stopping...