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3 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

The new gay sex

As clinical studies on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis enter their stages, discussion of the controversial HIV prevention method has begun in Australia's gay community. Benjamin Riley navigates the emotionally-charged debate over whether this radical new took for fighting HIV means the end of the world as we know it.

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Related Topix: Health, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

4 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Risk of sexual diseases increasing in over-40s

Now a Hampshire health body is backing an awareness campaign urging middle-aged lovers to get tested for potentially damaging and fatal diseases and conditions. The campaign is today being launched to mark Sexual Awareness Week - a seven day drive promoting a healthier sex life.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Health, Online Dating

9 hrs ago | LA Daily News

San Fernando Valley porn producer says using condoms in shoots is a matter of survival

CHATSWORTH >> Sexual fantasy unfolds in a steady rhythm inside Immoral Productions, a San Fernando Valley adult film studio where everything typical of a porn set is laid out and ready for action. There are couches and a table filled with toys that vibrate, throb and glow.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Chatsworth, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Health

22 hrs ago | KITV-TV

Dinner raises money for AIDS and HIV treatment

Global health organizations may be focused on finding a cure for the ebola virus, but local HIV/AIDS groups say there is still a need for critical funding for their patients. The Gregory House Programs tonight honored Dr. Drew Kovach for his work in AIDS treatment.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Sep 13, 2014

PR-inside.com

"iCo Therapeutics Inc. (ICO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis...

The product pipeline of the company consists of three compounds, namely, iCo-007, iCo-008 and Oral AmpB Delivery System. The Oral AmpB Delivery System is a proprietary oral formulation of amphotericin B for treatment of systemic fungal infections in immune-compromised patients such as human immunodeficiency virus /acquired immune deficiency syndrome , caner, transplant recipients, diabetics and some parasitical infections.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Amphotericin B (generic), Fungizone, Health, Conjunctivitis

Daily Press & Argus

Waiting list for HIV housing assistance opens MondayWaiting list for...

Waiting list for HIV housing assistance opens Monday Program includes Livingston County residents Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://www.livingstondaily.com/story/news/local/community/livingston-county/2014/09/13/waiting-list-hiv-housing-assistance-opens-monday/15555211/ Applications for a rental assistance program for people living with HIV/AIDS are being accepted beginning Monday, through a waiting list being established by Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency. The Tenant Based Rental Assistance program is a federally-funded program that assists people with HIV/AIDS in paying their rent.

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Related Topix: Health, Livingston Parish, LA

Seeking Alpha

FDA tentatively approves Mylan's HIV combo

The FDA grants tentative approval for Mylan's emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate combination tablets co-packaged with nevirapine tablets for the treatment of patients with HIV-1. The product is cleared for use alone or in combination with other antiretrovirals for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and pediatric patients at least 12 years old and weighing at least 38 kg.

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Related Topix: Health, Dey, Biotech, Startups, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Mylan Laboratories, Healthcare Industry, Viramune, Nevirapine (generic)

Washington Times

Man in phony AIDS research case seeks trail delay

A former Iowa State University researcher charged with falsifying data to make a developmental AIDS vaccine appear promising has again asked for a delay in his trial. Trial for Dong-Pyou Han is currently set for Sept.

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Related Topix: Health

HIV and Hepatitis

ICAAC 2014: New Drug Isavuconazole Is Effective Against Opportunistic Fungal Infections

A new antifungal drug, isavuconazole, matched the efficacy of voriconazole for treatment of invasive fungal infections in cancer patients with compromised immunity, but with fewer side effects, researchers reported at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy last week in Washington, DC.Isavuconazole was shown to be effective against various fungal infections that act as opportunistic illnesses in people with HIV/AIDS, including Aspergillus , Candida , and Cryptococcus. Isavuconazole is a triazole antifungal being developed by Astellas and Basilea Pharmaceutica International, available in oral and intravenous formulations; it is under evaluation for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.

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Related Topix: Candida & Candidosis, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Johns Hopkins University, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Lymphoma

GigaOM

YCombinator now wants startups that really want to change the world. Here's why that matters

The world likes to make fun of Silicon Valley for the seemingly useless ideas its entrepreneurs come up with. But there are startups out there that could fundamentally change how our lives play out day-to-day.

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Related Topix: Health, Science, Computer Science

Press-Telegram

a Transvisible: Bamby Salcedoa s Storya explores life of transgender Latina activist

She has been homeless, a crystal meth addict and a prostitute, but since getting clean and sober 13 years ago, Salcedo has turned into a renowned powerhouse transgender Latina activist, who runs the transgender youth program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She also is a tireless advocate for the LGBT immigrant community and people who are living with HIV and/or AIDS.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Activism, Los Angeles, CA, Health, World News, Mexico, Glendale, CA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Telegraph

HIV drug shortage fear

New Delhi, Sept. 12: Coalitions of people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus have expressed concern at what they claim is a looming shortage of government-supplied anti-HIV drugs that are used to keep them in good health and prolong their lives.

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Related Topix: Health

Q-Notes

Western: Group gears up for campaign

OUTright Youth of Catawba Valley, in observance of National Bullying Awareness Month in October, will present the Teen Nation Tour Stand Up Speak Out concert event on Oct. 4, 2 p.m., at The Belk Centrum at Lenoir-Rhyne University, 627 7th Ave. NE. The tour is comprised of young, emerging artists from around the country who perform music-fueled top 40, pop, rock and country hits.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, October, The National, Friends, Hickory, NC, Health

Spiked

Setting the record straight on AIDS

Initially discovered in the early 1980s following the premature deaths of gay men in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, AIDS was quickly politicised. It became the subject of international TV commercials warning of the dangers of sex for gays and straights alike.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

MLive.com

Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center to host 10th annual AIDS Walk Sept. 20 at SVSU

Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center's 10th annual AIDS Walk Great Lakes Bay Region is fast approaching, part of what officials with the group say is an indispensable part of its work caring for patients with HIV/AIDS. "We would not be able to do the things that we do, we would not be able to test the number of people that we test, there would be no support services for our clients, because the state doesn't fund that," said Tom Brubaker, a community relations coordinator for Sacred Heart.

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Related Topix: Health, Genesee County, MI

Sky News

Court Orders Man To Stop Spreading HIV

The HIV-positive man has failed to disclose his status to sexual partners, infecting at least eight people in the past four years. Health officials have obtained a rare court order telling a man who has infected at least eight people with HIV to stop spreading the virus.

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Related Topix: Health, Publishing, Media, Seattle Times

MindaNews

3 more HIV cases recorded in GenSan

Three more professionals here have tested positive of the human immunodeficiency virus , bringing the disease incidence in the area to 150. Dr. Mely Lastimoso, coordinator of the City Health Office's Social Hygiene Clinic, said Friday the three new cases were found among several local residents who recently volunteered to undergo screening for the virus, which causes the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome .

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Lee-based Africa Connect hosts benefit to extend outreach efforts

In recent months, the latest Ebola virus outbreak has put an international lens on West Africa. But in East Africa, people are battling another public health pandemic -- HIV/AIDS.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, World News, Kenya, Africa, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Business Journal

Meet a Game Changer Award finalist that's taking aim at HIV

TomegaVax Inc. is attempting to create a vaccine that targets diseases where there's no natural immunity in humans and traditional vaccine mechanisms don't work. One of the three finalists for the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's Game Changer has an ambitious goal: take down HIV.

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Related Topix: Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Puerto Ricans who inject drugs among Latinos at highest risk of contracting HIV

Higher HIV risk behaviors and prevalence have been reported among Puerto Rican people who inject drugs since early in the HIV epidemic. Now that HIV prevention and treatment advances have reduced HIV among PWID in the US, researchers from New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research examined HIV-related data for PRPWID in Puerto Rico and Northeastern US to assess whether disparities among PRPWID continue.

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Related Topix: Health, Rico, CO, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, New York University

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