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4 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study

Human semen is naturally colonized by bacteria, and a new study suggests the microbes might have a role to play in both HIV transmission and levels in infected men.

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Related Topix: Health, Immunology, Biology, Science

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

While the overall number of people diagnosed with HIV has declined over the last decade in the U.S., the number has risen among young gay men, reports Live Science .

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Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

12 hrs ago | NWCN.com

Anti-gay laws can fuel spread of HIV, research finds

Members of the public hold candles to mourn the victims of HIV/AIDS and the victims of flight MH17 during a candlelight vigil in Melbourne, Australia.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian, Australia, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Columbia University

16 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Caribbean hopes to become first region to end AIDS

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC - Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas of St Kitts Nevis said the Caribbean aspires to become the first region in the world to end AIDS.

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Related Topix: Health, Australia, World News, Recreational Vehicle, Clarion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

EDGE

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Gay/Lesbian

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dr. Roach: How to treat arthritis in HIV-positive patient

Dear Dr. Roach : I am 49 years old and fairly healthy. I've been HIV-positive for over 20 years and have diabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Rheumatology, Hepatitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Daily Monitor

Counselling: An important part in treating HIV/AIDSs

From the minute a person decides to take the HIV test, a counsellor's role begins.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

The Age

CDNA to ponder loosening guidelines on HIV-positive health practicioners

Aside from a group of protestors demanding a 'Robin Hood' tax to help fight AIDS , most delegates left buoyed by former US president Bill Clinton's keynote speech.

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Related Topix: Health, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Dentistry, Hepatitis

HIV and Hepatitis

AIDS 2014: Criminalization of Sex Work Increases Vulnerability to HIV

Sex workers from more than 30 countries came together this week at the Sex Worker Pre-Conference preceding the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne to consider proposed changes to policy and funding approaches aimed at positioning human rights as critical to the response to HIV/AIDS.

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Reuters

Bill Clinton says AIDS-free generation 'within reach'

An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided to people infected with HIV and help scaled up for women and children, former U.S. president Bill Clinton said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Health, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Medical News Today

Launch of community guide to WHO guidelines: supporting communities to drive the HIV response

The Global Network of People Living with HIV , the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and STOP AIDS NOW! have launched a new Community Guide, Driving the HIV response , developed in response to the World Health Organization 2013 Consolidated Guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV.

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West Australian

Biotron shares soar on HIV drug data

An anti-HIV drug being developed by Australian biotech Biotron may represent one of the next big steps in the treatment of the virus.

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International Business Times

HIV/AIDS Cure a Step Closer with Anti-Cancer Drugs 'Kicking' Virus Out of Infected Cells

According to reports, a Danish study discovered that anti-cancer drugs can eliminate HIV from infected cells.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Aidsmap

Reappearance of HIV in "Mississippi Baby" poses questions for early treatment

Dr Deborah Persaud, principal researcher in the Mississippi baby case, speaking at AIDS 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Science Daily

Study reveals 'unhappiest' cities in the U.S.

New research identifies the unhappiest cities in the U.S., but finds that some young people are still willing to relocate to them for a good job opportunity or lower housing prices.

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Related Topix: Health, Malaria, Medicine

HIV and Hepatitis

AIDS 2014: Romidepsin Activates Latent HIV, But Does Not Decrease Viral Reservoir

The HDAC inhibitor romidepsin was able to awaken latent HIV in resting T-cells, causing it to start producing new virus, but this was not associated with a decrease in the size of the viral reservoir in T-cells, researchers reported at the 20th International AIDS Conference this week in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Ars Technica

Bacterial antivirus system repurposed to attack HIV where it's hiding

As part of its normal life cycle, HIV inserts a copy of itself into the genome of every cell it infects.

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Nepalnews.com

AIDS cure: Study sees advance for 'kick and kill' strategy

The elusive quest for an HIV cure received a boost at the world AIDS conference Tuesday as scientists said they had forced the virus out of a hiding place where it had lurked after being suppressed by drugs.

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Medical News Today

Hope for new HIV treatment following biomarker discovery

Median HIV viral load reduction more than doubled among participants with high anti-C5/gp41732-744 antibody levels who received therapeutic HIV vaccine candidate Vacc-4x in exploratory, ad hoc, subset analysis by St George's and Bionor Pharma Further analysis of a Phase II study of therapeutic HIV vaccine candidate Vacc-4x revealed a potential ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BBC News

'Exciting' drug flushes out HIV

Early stage research in six people, reported at the Aids 2014 conference , shows that low-dose chemotherapy can awaken the virus.

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