AIDS

Love One Another Or Die: Lessons For Coronavirus From The Hiv/aids Crisis

Roger LancasterAIDS activist group ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) protest at the headquarters of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 11, 1988 in Rockville, Maryland. The action, called SEIZE CONTROL OF THE FDA by the group,...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Activism, Protests, Food And Drug Administration

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Clinical Challenges: The Increasing Role Of Primary Care In Hiv

]]>(MedPage Today) -- As the HIV-infected population ages, the risk of developing non-AIDS-related conditions is increasing. Thus, the role of primary care in this population is becoming more important. And this is a far cry from the early days...
Related topics: HIV, Virus

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Watch Mark Zuckerberg Talk Live With Epidemic Expert Dr. Anthony Fauci

If there’s one face of scientific authority in the U.S. in the throes of COVID-19 chaos, it’s Dr. Anthony Fauci. One of the world’s top HIV/AIDS researchers, Dr. Fauci has served in his post as Director for the National Institute...
Related topics: Mark Zuckerberg, HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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Low-level Viremia In Hiv: When Should We Worry?

Is all low-level viremia in HIV the same, and does it lead to virologic failure? Dr Sax comments on a new study. Medscape HIV/AIDS
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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Covid-19, Aids, & The Politics Of Viral Fear

Covid-19, AIDS, & The Politics Of Viral Fear Authored by Peter van Buren via TheAmericanConservative.com, In the 1980's, agenda-driven panic around the HIV epidemic set back the public health response by years... Nothing is more...
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After 2nd Patient Cured Of Hiv, Hope Revives For An End To Aids

TUESDAY, March 10, 2020 -- The exact method that's now cured two men of HIV infection is not one that's going to be widely available to the nearly 38 million people worldwide living with the virus, experts say. Still, the news has rekindled hopes...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Virology

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Croi 2020

Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from CROI 2020 Medscape HIV/AIDS
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Women And Girls Still Vulnerable To Hiv Due To Gender Inequality: Unaids

Gender discrimination and violence, as well as “huge” gaps in education, are among the factors why women and girls remain vulnerable to HIV, according to the UN agency working to end the AIDS epidemic. 
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Morning Break: 'unapproved' Condoms; Lsd-sex Abuse Link; Iraq's Healthcare Crisis

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. For COVID-19 coronavirus news, check out our new feature summarizing late-breaking developments. Educational material on HIV/AIDS prevention was pulled from a government...
Related topics: Birth Control - Contraception, HIV, Virus

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Trump’s Hhs Removed Images Of Condoms From Hiv/aids Awareness Fliers

The Department of Health and Human Services stripped from a government website HIV/AIDS educational material that featured condoms, calling the images “unapproved,” according to official correspondence obtained by Kaiser Health News.The images...
Related topics: Birth Control - Contraception, HIV, Virus

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Age Makes The Difference In Sticking With Hiv Meds

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 -- Young people with HIV have much lower rates of viral suppression than adults with the AIDS-causing virus, a new U.S. study finds. Viral suppression means that HIV has been reduced to undetectable levels. Maintaining...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Virology, Medical Research

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Few Teen Boys At Risk For Hiv Get Tested

TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 -- Too few teenage boys at risk for HIV infection are tested for the AIDS-causing virus in the United States, researchers say. And this contributes to the growing epidemic of undiagnosed HIV in the nation. Close to 15% of...
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Losing A Patient In An Emergency

“Are you f*cking serious! What are you doing to my son! How can you have him tied to the bed like this!” Michael’s* mother was irate and yelling at my resident as I stood at the back of the room. Michael had HIV/AIDS with a CD4 count of 20 and...
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Hiv Vaccine Ineffective, Clinical Trial Halted

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 -- A clinical trial for an HIV vaccine has been halted after it was concluded that it did not prevent infection with the AIDS-causing virus, the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) said...
Related topics: HIV, HIV Vaccine, Virus, Vaccines, Clinical Trials, Virology, Allergies

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Hiv Drug Costs Soaring, Jeopardizing Effort To End Epidemic

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 -- The U.S. government aims to end the HIV epidemic by 2030, but skyrocketing medication costs may make that a pipe dream, a new study suggests. Since 2012, the cost of antiviral treatment for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS,...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Medical Research, Virology

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Fsu Study Aids Fight Against Hiv, Hepatitis B

A discovery by Florida State University College of Medicine researchers is expected to open the door for new and more potent treatment options for many of the more than 36 million people worldwide infected with the HIV virus and for others...
Related topics: Medical Research, HIV, Virus, Hepatitis, Hepatitis B, Virology

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Column: David Stern's Greatest Legacy Is How He Changed The Dialogue On Hiv/aids

David Stern was instrumental in the NBA's efforts to eliminate expressions of homophobia in basketball and changing the narrative on HIV/AIDS.
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Homophobia

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Facebook Begins Removing False Hiv-related Ads After More Than 50 Lgbtq Groups Complain

Facebook has started pulling ads with misinformation regarding PrEP and Truvada after more than 50 LGBTQ organizations signed an open letter addressed to Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. On December 9, HIV/AIDS and public health organizations...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, HIV, Virus, Mark Zuckerberg

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Tip Sheet: A Decrease In Melanoma Rates In Young Adults; A Global Effort To Find A True Cure For...

Below are summaries of recent Fred Hutch research findings with links for additional background and media contacts.
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Cancer, HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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Why This Couple Doesn't Want The Conversation Around Hiv/aids To Stop

This couple spent time at the the first HIV/AIDS clinic in the U.S., now referred to as “Ward 5B.”
Related topics: HIV, Virus

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