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1 hr ago | IRIN

Does the global HIV response understand sex?

MELBOURNE, 28 August 2014 - Stigma, squeamishness and misunderstanding of anal sex is leading to research gaps and inaccurate information about the risks of this common sexual behaviour, and hindering effective HIV/AIDS prevention strategies, experts say.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Health, Gay/Lesbian

2 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Nearly 600 new HIV cases recorded in July

The Department of Health reported on Thursday almost 600 new cases of human immunodeficiency virus in the month of July en route to establishing a new record high in the country.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality, Gay/Lesbian

2 hrs ago | LiveScience

How HIV Co-Opts Gut Bacteria

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: Health, The Conversation, Reggae, Genetics, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

DRENCHED, an end of summer pool party to benefit Life Group LA

As the summer come to an enda . get "DRENCHED" one last time at this fun fundraiser pool party to benefit The Life Group LA.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Examiner.com

Ryan Murphy passes on Larry Kramer's passionate torch

Director Ryan Murphy accepted the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for his triumphant HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer 's Tony Award-winning play "The Normal Heart" on Aug. 25, surrounded by his Emmy-nominated cast and the celebrated scribe himself, Larry Kramer.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Health

Big News Network.com

HIV Groups in Kenyan Slum Organize Self-Help

Kenyans living with HIV or AIDS in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum, are finding support groups essential to coping with the health, economic and social challenges they face.

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Related Topix: Health, Kenya, Africa, World News,

Queerty

Man Learns He Was Intentionally Infected With HIV Via Facebook Message

Imagine the man you love lying about his HIV status to intentionally infect you with the virus, and then learning what he's done from a stranger on Facebook.

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POZ

Having HIV Means Heart Health Medications May Be Overlooked

People with HIV treated at a major university are less likely to receive medications to support heart health than those who do not have HIV, aidsmap reports.

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Related Topix: Health, Duke University, Australia, World News, Medicine, Hypertension

POZ

AIDS Grove Renames Youth Scholarship to Honor Pedro Zamora

The National AIDS Memorial Grove has renamed its youth scholarship program after the late Pedro Zamora, according to a statement by the group.

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Washington Times

Pa. camp helps youth affected by HIV/AIDS

It's not that the campers, counselors, and therapists who come together every year in Oxford, Chester County, had forgotten the reality of death that is part of living with HIV/AIDS.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Acupuncture

New Vision

For years, I thought I was HIV+

He was stigmatised and rejected for over seven years as everyone thought he had HIV.

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Related Topix: Health, Travel, World News, Uganda, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, Africa

Ghanamma.com

Over 12,000 People Infected With HIV

Statistics available to DAILY GUIDE indicates that about 12,073 HIV cases were recorded in the country last year while 14,000 people died from AIDS in the same year.

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Related Topix: Health, Human Sexuality

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Elder and Youth Gathering to teach about HIV and AIDS

Dolores Templeton and Dianne Guger are preparing for the upcoming Elder and Youth Gathering as part of HIV health promotion by the Prince Albert MA©tis Women's Association.

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PhysOrg Weblog

HIV antibodies block infection by reservoir-derived virus in laboratory study

Tae-Wook Chun, Ph.D., staff scientist in the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation and first author of the study.

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Patch.com

Art for Life! Saturday, Sept. 6 to End HIV in Sonoma County

Nearly 200 local artists have donated one-of-a-kind pieces of fine art to what is considered to be Sonoma County's premier benefit art auction.

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Related Topix: Health, Sonoma County, CA

Seaway News

Cornwall man calls out blood services over policies concerning homosexual men

A Cornwall man who would love to donate blood at the looming mayor-media clinic said Tuesday it's time for the agency responsible for collection to get with the times.

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Infection Control Today

Some HCWs Lack Gear to Protect From HIV, Other Bloodborne Infections

Healthcare workers in some of the world's poorest countries lack basic equipment to shield them from HIV and other bloodborne infections during surgical and other procedures, new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.

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POZ

dotHIV Launches

There were days when you could not turn around without seeing a red ribbon on the lapel of celebrities at any awards show or on millions of backpacks or bags.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, California, US Military, US Air Force, Health, Opinion

Boston.com

AIDS Progress in Peril in South Africa

VERVENA, South Africa - A fading roadside ad for Selala Funeral Service here captures what was, until recently, the essence of South Africa's AIDS epidemic: "Tombstones Are Available," it reads.

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Merinews

HIV positive pregnant couple gets wrongly diagnosed in Gurgaon's Civil hospital

In a recent incident at the civil hospital in Gurgaon,a couple, who were pregnant were said that they were not HIV positive.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Health

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