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News on HIV/AIDS continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | POZ

HIV, if Treated, May Not Raise Cognitive Impairment Risk

A study of British gay men found no differences in the prevalence or severity of neurocognitive impairment based upon HIV status, aidsmap reports.

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6 hrs ago | Health Data Management

AIDS Advocacy Groups Say Data Effort Is Insufficient

Top Health Data Breaches Caused by Hackers : Hospital chain Community Health Systems now has the second-largest breach of any type in the era of breach notification, with 4.5 million patients being offered identity protection services after hackers in China attacked CHS information systems in April and June of 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

10 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

DOH predicts Filipinos with HIV/AIDS to hit 32,000 by end of 2014

HIV cases up 500% in PHL: The new HIV cases has increased by 532 percent from 2008 to 2013 and for January to June this year alone, recent reports from Manila said.

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Related Topix: Health, Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News,

10 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Passions fundraiser for Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation moves to Imperial for 2014

Beaucoup Bakery owner and pastry chef Jackie Kai Ellis will provide one of several desserts at the Scotiabank Passions gala.

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14 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

Philly AIDS Thrift to Re-Open Giovannia s Room as a Thrift Shop

Exciting, rather shocking news: Philadelphia Gay News reports that Philadelphia AIDS Thrift has just signed a two-year lease to take over our recently shuttered LGBT bookstore Giovanni's Room.

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Related Topix: Health, Gay/Lesbian

19 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Sexual Responsibility and College Life: Warning from the Experts

NEWARK, NJ High school graduates are headed off to college to begin their first semester as "adults."

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Health, Human Sexuality

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam

This picture taken on April 17, 2014 shows families with their children suffering from measles at a state-run hospital in Hanoi.

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The Indian Express

Letter to ministries gets patient medical help

In the last seven months, the patient developed high creatine levels up to 12.66 mg per deciliter as opposed to normal level between 0.5 to 1.1 mg per deciliter.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, Nephrology, Medicine

WCAV

AIDS Service Group Changes Name

While they will still be providing services for people who are HIV-positive, they wanted to make sure that they are able to provide primary care as well.

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CBS Local

Moveable Feast Provides Baltimore Patients With 'Food As Medicine' For 25 Years

BALTIMORE -When AIDS first spread, its victims were treated as outcasts. The sick found it hard to care for themselves and few people who were willing to help.

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Prince George Citizen

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"Free Condoms" says the sign on a basket at the front counter of the Prince George Council of Seniors Resource Centre at 721 Victoria Street.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, North America, World News

Science Blog

New shock-and-kill approach could eradicate barrier to curing HIV

Despite tremendous progress in combatting HIV-1 infection with antiretroviral therapy, there is still no cure for the disease because these drugs do not kill a hidden reservoir of infected cells in the body.

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Related Topix: Health, The Rockefeller University

Queerty

After The Heartbreak Of Her Gay Son's Suicide, A Mom Endures A Shocking Insult From The FDA

Sadly, the life of Alexander "AJ" Betts Jr. was too short and often painful. Born with a cleft lip and cleft palate, AJ endured several surgeries as a child to correct the problem, which include facial reconstruction.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

CBS Local

Free Summer Camp Is Safe-Haven For Kids Impacted By HIV

"My mother is HIV positive, I never told anyone, and no one knows besides me and my little brothers," says one 17-year-old camper.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids

Tue Aug 19, 2014

POZ

Improving Data Systems to Accelerate the HIV/AIDS Response

A new report argues that decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response to HIV/AIDS, according to a statement by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and AVAC, which advocates globally for HIV prevention.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

International Business Times

Chinese Airlines Receives Lawsuit for Rejecting HIV-Positive Passengers

The three were to travel from Shenyang in the northeast to Shijiazhuang, south of Beijing.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Health

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Red Cross Dispel Sex Workers Myths in HIV Education

When MG first arrived in the dusty transit town of Musina, northern South Africa - fleeing from the fighting Zimbabwe in 2008 - as an undocumented worker, she started off doing odd jobs.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, World News, South Africa, Africa, Health

Modern Healthcare

CMS considers covering HIV screening for all Medicare beneficiaries

The CMS has accepted a request from HIV/AIDS advocates to consider paying for HIV screening of all Medicare beneficiaries without regard to perceived risk behavior rather than only for pregnant women and those at high risk for the virus.

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Blaze

Freddie for a Day campaign to raise funds for AIDS Trust of Australia

Hard Rock Cafes all over the globe will be joining together on September 5 to help raise funds and awareness of the fight against AIDS.

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Related Topix: Health, Australia, Oceania, World News, Pop/Rock, Queen

Medical News

iCo reports study results of Oral Amp B drug candidate targeting latent HIV reservoirs

The study, conducted by ImmuneCarta, the immune monitoring business unit of Caprion, evaluated in vitro effectiveness of Oral Amp B in reactivating latent HIV viral reservoirs which remain present in individuals despite intensive treatment with antiretroviral therapy.

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