AIDS

For Kids Born With Hiv, Taking Needed Meds Gets Harder With Age: Study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14, 2019 -- As they get older, U.S. children born with HIV are less likely to take the medicine they need to fight the AIDS-causing virus, a new study finds. About 12,000 children, teens and young adults in the United States have...
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Fda Warns About 'miracle' Solution Claiming To Cure Autism, Cancer: 'the Same As Drinking Bleach'

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning people against buying or using “Miracle Mineral Solution” — a product being sold online as a remedy for cancer, autism, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and other conditions — calling it a “dangerous”...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Autism, Cancer, Oncology, HIV, Virus, Hepatitis

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Providing Meals And More To Those Less Fortunate

In 1988 - sensing a need -  religious leaders began delivering meals to people with HIV and AIDS who couldn't leave their homes. From that simple idea, the non-profit Food and Friends has grown into a Washington, D.C., institution, bringing...
Related topics: Religion, HIV, Virus

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The End Of Hiv Is In Sight

Ryan White and I would be the same age if he were alive today. He's not. He died in 1990 at the age of 18, right before he was going to graduate from high school, of an AIDS-related respiratory tract infection. For the final few years of White's...
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Pastor Who Stole More Than $631,000 From Aids Charities Claims He’s ‘entitled To It’

A New York City pastor is being charged with stealing money that was allocated to go to help HIV-positive drug addicts to use for Caribbean vacations and gifts for himself. According to the New York Daily News, Bronx Pastor Reginald Williams, of the...
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Who 'treat All' Recommendation For Hiv Widely Implemented

WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2019 -- The World Health Organization "Treat All" strategy for antiretroviral treatment (ART) initiation among patients living with HIV was the standard of care at almost all International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate...
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Global Aids Fight Running Out Of Steam, U.n. Says

BANGLADESH: Dose of Vigilance Helps Manage HIV, AIDS DHAKA, Nov 3, 2010 (IPS) - It is one of the poorest countries in the world, has a low literacy rate, and is next door to at least two countries that have a considerable portion of their...
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Un Health Agency ‘strongly Recommends’ Dolutegravir Antiretroviral Medication To Manage Hiv

Based on new evidence, the United Nations health agency on Monday announced it was recommending the use of the antiretroviral drug dolutegravir (DTG) – which, with other medication, treats HIV/AIDS – as the preferred first- and second-line...
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Hiv Lurking In Spinal Fluid Linked To Thinking Problems

TUESDAY, July 16, 2019 -- Even with long-term treatment, HIV can still be found in the cerebrospinal fluid of some people with the AIDS-causing virus, a new study reports. And these patients are at increased risk of having thinking problems, the...
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Differences In Genes Impact Response To Cryptococcus Infection

Cryptococcus neoformans is a fungal pathogen that infects people with weakened immune systems, particularly those with advanced HIV/AIDS. New research could mean a better understanding of this infection and potentially better treatments for patients.
Related topics: Genetics, HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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With Crispr And Medication, Scientists Remove Hiv Virus From Mice

(Credit: Evgeniy Kalinovskiy/Shutterstock) Nearly 37 million people suffer from human immune deficiency virus or HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The go-to treatment for the infection is antiretroviral therapy, better known as ART. It can prevent...
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Hiv Eliminated From The Genomes Of Living Animals

Researchers have for the first time eliminated replication-competent HIV-1 DNA -- the virus responsible for AIDS -- from the genomes of living animals. The study marks a critical step toward the development of a possible cure for human HIV infection.
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Medical Research, DNA, Genetics, Virology

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‘an Elusive Goal’: Health Care Workers Attempt To Curb Rapid Spread Of Hiv In North Korea

Despite the fact that North Korea claimed to be an “AIDS-free zone” on the annual World AIDS Day on December 1 last year, the country is facing a large HIV outbreak, according to a new report from US and North Korean researchers.
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States That Are Most Prepared For Medical Emergencies

The Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 killed tens of millions of people around the world, including over 670,000 Americans. The HIV/AIDS outbreak, which began in the early 1980s, has also killed nearly...
Related topics: Flu, Influenza (Flu), HIV, Virus

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Partnering For Youth In Central Asia

Teenagers hanging out in Kazakhstan. In Kazakhstan the lack of sexuality education has led to 91 percent of young people aged between 15 and 19 not having accurate and full knowledge on HIV and AIDS. Courtesy: Gulbakyt Dyussenova/ World Bank By...
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U.s. Expert Panel Supports Hiv-prevention Pill Truvada, For People At High Risk

TUESDAY, June 11, 2019 -- A daily pill that can block transmission of HIV should be prescribed to people at high risk of infection with the AIDS-causing virus, according to a highly influential panel of experts. The treatment -- called...
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Once A Death Sentence, Minnesota Officials Now Have A Plan To ‘effectively End’ Hiv Epidemic In...

.mp .chart {margin-bottom:0;} .mp .credit {margin:0; padding:0;} It’s been 37 years since the first case of AIDS was confirmed in Minnesota. Its first documented victim was Bruce Brockway, the publisher of the Twin Cities’ first gay...
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People Who Take Opioids Are The Aids Patients Of Today

Stigma towards health conditions interferes with access to compassionate care. Both social stigmas from friends and family and medical stigma from professionals are issues. Perhaps the worst recent example of medical stigma is how people with...
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Old Fight, New Front: Aids Activists Want Lower Drug Prices. Now!

In the 1980s, ACT UP demanded action from the U.S. government and got results with drama. AIDS activists today have fresh tactics for their new goal: a more affordable HIV prevention pill.(Image credit: Courtesy of Brandon Cuicchi)
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New Jersey Pastor Has Been Passing Off Bleach As A 'miracle Cure' In Uganda: Report

Robert Baldwin promoted his miracle liquid as a cure for malaria, HIV/AIDS, cancer and many other sicknesses. It was actually industrial-grade bleach, a report claims.
Related topics: Uganda, Malaria, HIV, Virus, Cancer, Oncology

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