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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

6 things you can't catch from cats, as worries of cat-to-human disease continue

While some diseases can be passed from cats to people, there are some that aren't, even though they're very similar to some human diseases.

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6 hrs ago | Reuters

AbbVie urges U.S. court to avoid gay rights issue in HIV drug case

An Abbott Laboratories spinoff urged a federal appeals court to revisit a ruling in a case against GlaxoSmithKline Plc, but without disturbing landmark constitutional protections for gays and lesbians.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Health, Facet Biotech, Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

10 hrs ago | Missourian

from Readers: Men in LGBTQ community can reduce transmission of HIV, STIs

Matthew Grover, 24, is the coordinator of MLAN, the Men's Leadership and Activities Network for mid-Missouri.

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Related Topix: Health, Social Software, Human Sexuality

14 hrs ago | P&T Community

New Drug Application Submitted to FDA for Fixed-Dose Atazanavir/Cobicistat Combo for HIV-1 Patients

A new drug application has been submitted to the FDA for a fixed-dose combination of atazanavir sulfate, a protease inhibitor marketed as Reyataz , and cobicistat , an investigational pharmacokinetic enhancer, or boosting agent, that can increase the level of certain human immunodeficiency virus-1 medications in the blood and make them more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Reyataz, Atazanavir Sulfate (generic), Law, Healthcare Law, Bristol Myers Squibb, Biotech, Bloomsbury Publishing, Media, Publishing, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

18 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Born With HIV, Building A Future

In high school, she was afraid to tell her boyfriend, Chris Ondaatje, about her illness.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

EDGE

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians' Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective as part of its national testing and anti-stigma initiative.

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Related Topix: Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Los Angeles, CA, Social Software

The Georgia Straight

AccolAIDS 2014 awards gala honours women's advocates, deceased heroes, and more

In fact, the evening, held on April 13 at the Vancouver Convention Centre and hosted by Global BC's Sophie Lui and CBC's Fred Lee, began with Positive Living BC chair John Bishop taking a moment to acknowledge the passing of ted northe.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, Life, Charity

Science Daily

HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in African children: More research needed

More research is needed on HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in children in sub-Saharan Africa, experts say.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Malaria

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Supplements: Evidence-Based HIV/STD Prevention Intervention for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men

Corresponding author: Jeffrey H. Herbst, PhD, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality, African-American, Hepatitis, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WCKX-FM Columbus

B-Ball Player Kicked Out Of Rec Game Because Of HIV-Positive Status

A Florida man was kicked out of a recreational basketball game after a referee learned that he was HIV-positive, the Orlando Sentinel reports .

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Related Topix: Florida, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

ABC News

UK Doctor: 'I'd Rather Have HIV Than Diabetes'

A UK doctor has stirred controversy after writing an op-ed in the UK paper, The Spectator, where he wrote "I'd rather have HIV than diabetes."

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Diabetes

Hispanic Business

New Findings from Karolinska Institute in the Area of HIV/AIDS Described

Binding to the CD4 and the chemokine receptors triggers them to mediate virus entry into cells by membrane fusion."

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Update Knowledge of HIV/AIDS

HIV access to the CNS serves as the natural viral preserve because most antiretroviral drugs possess inadequate or zero delivery across the brain barriers."

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Related Topix: Health, Industrial, Nanotechnology, Science / Technology

Oakland Post

Racial Disparities Increase HIV/AIDS Impact in South

It's a shocking fact: nine of the 10 states with the highest AIDS fatalities are now in the South.

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Related Topix: Health, Spring Lake, NC

Science Blog

HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

The study's findings counter doubts about whether the vaccine would be helpful, said the Brown University medical professor who led the study.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, HPV

Queerty

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Pres. Calls Truvada A "Party Drug", Refuels Debate Over PrEP Meds

Last week AIDS Healthcare Foundation President Michael Weinstein described HIV prevention drug Truvada as a "party drug" in an article published by Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Health

POZ

Barriers to HIV Care Remain for Latinos in the Deep South

Many barriers to HIV care remain for Latino communities in the Southern United States, according to the recently released 2011 to 2013 report from the Latinos in the Deep South program of the Latino Commission on AIDS .

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Related Topix: Health

Ghanamma.com

Adamawa recording success in fight against HIV -Official

The Adamawa Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, on Wednesday said it had recorded success in reducing the spread of the disease in the state.

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Aidsmap

Abolishing HIV in Rwanda

Our award-winning series of patient information booklets. Each title provides a comprehensive overview of one aspect of living with HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, Rwanda, Africa

Philly.com

Charles Farthing | AIDS physician, 60

Charles F. Farthing, 60, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

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