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1 hr ago | Vancouver Courier

Pride Kick Off Cocktail Party

From left, Kevin Mazzone, Ryan McKinley and Gary Serra hosted their third Pride Kick Off Cocktail Party.

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Related Topix: Health, Tea, Drink, Kate Linder

5 hrs ago | The Nation

Job applicants should not be forced to do blood tests for HIV: Rights body

The National Human Rights Commission has condemned businesses that require job applicants to be tested for HIV, saying the move is a "clear violation of human rights".

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7 hrs ago | Medical News

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing to launch new HIV curriculum for non-physician providers

The 31-year-old Moore Clinic operated by the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service at the School of Medicine is a historic operation - the second-oldest AIDS clinic in the country.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Nursing, Non-Profit

8 hrs ago | SciDev.Net

View on Migration: Anti-HIV measures that cross borders

Earlier this month, UNAIDS published its annual Gap report, drawing together global data on HIV/AIDS alongside information and analysis about the 'people being left behind' in the fight against the disease.

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9 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Rap for AIDS funds misuse

Imphal, July 30: The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India has rapped Manipur AIDS Control Society for financial mismanagement in the report for the year ended March 31, 2013.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Studies from University of Virginia Describe New Findings in HIV/AIDS ...

Fresh data on Immune System Diseases and Conditions are presented in a new report.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

ABS-CBN News

494 new HIV cases in June

MANILA The Department of Health said it has recorded 494 new cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in June, a report by the Philippine News Agency said.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Human Sexuality

Examiner.com

Denver doctors who were classmates are on opposite sides of cat declawing debate

The nation's top veterinary organization changed its policy on domestic cat declawing during its recent national convention in Denver, making it clear that the controversial procedure is considered an amputation that should only be a last resort.

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Related Topix: Cats, Pets, Health

Asia News Network

BEIJING: HIV cases rising among the elderly in Beijing

The number of newly discovered HIV cases in people aged 60 or older increased in Beijing in recent years.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality

Information Technology

AHF Mourns Sierra Leone's Dr. Khan; Criticizes Lax Global Response to Deadly Ebola Outbreak

AIDS Healthcare Foundation today mourned the death of Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan , the physician who had been leading Sierra Leone's response to a deadly outbreak of Ebola that has claimed the lives of over 600 people in Africa since February.

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Related Topix: Health, Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Drew University

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists call for new strategy in pursuit of HIV-free generation

In light of the recent news that HIV has been detected in the Mississippi baby previously thought to have been cured of the disease, researchers are assessing how to help those born to HIV-infected mothers.

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Related Topix: Health, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Pacific Daily News

Ebola doctors heroes, put themselves at risk

Members of Doctors Without Borders put on protective gear at the isolation ward of a hospital last week in Conakry, the capital of Guinea.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Africa Travel, Africa, Guinea, Travel, World News, Guinea Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, South Africa Travel, Opinion

Newswise

HIV Care Corps

The 31-year-old Moore Clinic operated by the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service at the School of Medicine is a historic operation - the second-oldest AIDS clinic in the country.

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Related Topix: Health, Non-Profit, Medicine, Nursing

Medical News

EGPAF and ACS partner to improve access to essential pain medications for HIV people

Today the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the American Cancer Society announced a new partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV in Swaziland.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Pain, Cancer, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Swaziland, World News, Africa, Cervical Cancer

NewsOne

Re: Have We Found The Cure? Man Cured Of AIDS By Stem Cells

Several scientific journals are calling Timothy Ray Brown the first man cured of AIDS.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

How solar cookers fight hunger and disease

Imagine what it's like to have no electricity or running water, anywhere in the world and need to cook your food.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Slow Food, Health, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Nutrition, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

HIV and Hepatitis

UNAIDS Gap Report Finds Half of HIV+ People Worldwide Are Unaware of Status

Half of people living with HIV worldwide -- or approximately 19 million -- do not know they are infected, preventing them from receiving life-saving treatment and contributing to viral transmission, according to the latest UNAIDS Gap Report released in advance of the 20th International AIDS Conference last week in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Transgender

The Globe and Mail

Nearly-instant HIV test to be available at two Vancouver pharmacies

Two Vancouver pharmacies will soon offer customers free HIV tests that will provide results on the spot in less than five minutes.

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Related Topix: Health, Nursing

HIV and Hepatitis

AIDS 2014: Dolutegravir Demonstrates Good Efficacy Despite Resistance

Antiretroviral regimens containing the recently approved HIV integrase inhibitor dolutegravir demonstrated high rates of viral suppression even in treatment-experienced people who were resistant to NRTIs.

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Iol.co.za

Sandf HIV policy under attack

The SA National Defence Force has been accused of brazenly ignoring a court order granted six years ago and their own regulations which declare any discrimination against HIV-positive applicants unconstitutional.

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