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3 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer
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.
4 hrs ago | Daily Echo
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.
9 hrs ago | LA Daily News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:38 pm
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