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1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Manchester Pride Celebrates with Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens

Bill Russell and Janet Hood 's musical 'Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens' will soon be performed in Manchester as an official event for Manchester Pride event throughout August.

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5 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

The cost of remittance

Like every young woman, Bamkala Khadka of Bhakare village in Dang had lot of hopes and dreams when she tied nuptial knot with a dashing dude who had just returned from Mumbai.

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9 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

'When Bacteria And Virus Can Work So Well Together, Why Can't We?'

Setting the pace for the press conference, Dr IS Gilada, President, AIDS Society of India, emphasized that collaborative activities between national TB and HIV programmes can help maximise strengthen public health outcomes.

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14 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

WHO identifies China's HIV challenges

China faces multiple challenges in its fight against HIV/AIDS, including low testing coverage and high infection rates among men who have sex with men, said a World Health Organization official.

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18 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

Crack down on scientific fraudsters

Dong-Pyou Han needed impressive lab results to help his team at Iowa State University move forward with its work on an AIDS vaccine--and to continue receiving millions of dollars in federal grants.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

OpEdNews

Call to step up the pace of TB-HIV collaborative activities

Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service "We must focus upon individual human beings rather than on individual diseases of TB and HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, Tuberculosis, Malaria, US News, Liberal Political News

NewsBlaze

Every TB-HIV Case Is a Public Health Failure

Helen Ayles says "Every TB-HIV Case Is a Public Health Failure." She was quoted by Dr Diane Havlir, who was speaking at the plenary of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

13WMAZ.com

Doctor wants AIDS lessons back in Bibb schools

A doctor at Mercer University's School of Medicine says he wasn't allowed to speak at Bibb County Schools about HIV and AIDS because his presentations were too graphic.

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Related Topix: Health, Mercer University, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Georgia, Georgia Government

Sunherald.com

Kansas City area clinic to offer HIV drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration two years ago approved the HIV drug, Truvada, for HIV prevention.

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Related Topix: Health, Kansas City, KS, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bioscience Technology

Powerful HIV Antibodies May Require Assist from Second Antibody to Develop

One strategy for developing a highly effective HIV vaccine is to learn how some HIV-infected people naturally develop antibodies that can stop a high percentage of global HIV strains from infecting human cells in the laboratory.

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HIV and Hepatitis

AIDS 2014: Melbourne Declaration -- Nobody Left Behind

Ending discrimination against and criminalization of people with HIV and at-risk populations including gay men, sex workers, transgender people, and people who use drugs is a fundamental component of the response to HIV/AIDS, according to the Melbourne Declaration, the official statement of the 20th International AIDS Conference taking place this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Australia, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Medical News

EGPAF applauds new licensing agreement to improve access to HIV medication for children

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation applauds the new licensing agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool and Gilead Sciences, Inc. to improve access to tenofovir alafenamide fumarate , a promising new HIV medication.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Medical News

Immunologic mechanism makes broadly neutralizing antibodies in people infected with HIV

Scientists at Duke Medicine have found an immunologic mechanism that makes broadly neutralizing antibodies in people who are HIV-1 infected.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Immunology, Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Iol.co.za

Aspen HIV drug stockpiles rise

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings has growing stockpiles of unsold HIV/AIDS drugs as South African provinces delay the provision of new three-in-one pills approved by the government in April last year.

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CNN

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.

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Related Topix: Health, Social Software, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Human Sexuality, Australia, World News,

WLBT-TV Jackson

Lift U.S. ban on blood donations by gay men

The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Food and Drug Administration, Health

Q-Notes

Science and Society: Let's Fight HIV and Hep C Together

Scientists and community members have striven to make their points and find common ground on this last full day of the XX International AIDS Conference on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Food and Drug Administration, Prison

Medical News Today

HIV clinic-based audio project emphasizes the power of patient voices

Patients become teachers through an innovative, clinic-based audio project of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital that gives youth infected with HIV a chance to share their experiences with the diagnosis The voice on the recording was low and calm as the speaker recounted the telephone call that brought the news he was infected with the human ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

International Business Times

Researchers Claim That HIV Can Be Eliminated Permanently

HIV can be permanently eliminated from human cells, claim researchers from Temple University School of Medicine.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

POZ

Scientists Devise Method of Snipping HIV From Immune Cells

Researchers have created a genetic treatment that, for the first time, has succeeded in removing HIV from infected human cells, providing hope that the technique may be used as part of a treatment, cure or vaccine for the virus.

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