Virus

North Korea Reveals Explosive Hiv Outbreak—after Claiming To Be Disease-free

Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the newly built Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital in Pyongyang. ...
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Ebola Outbreak Still A Problem In Central Africa

The Editors at The New York Times note that the ongoing battle against the Ebola virus that has been going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo is not going well and that there’s a very real threat that it could spread to a wider and harder...
Related topics: Ebola, Virology

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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...
Related topics: AIDS, HIV

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Physicians, Health Providers And Researchers Call On Presidential Candidates To Back Funding,...

In a bipartisan-aimed petition, more than 500 members of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, its HIV Medicine Association and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society are calling on all presidential candidates to commit themselves to public...
Related topics: Medical Research, Petitions, HIV

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Bangladeshi With Treeman Syndrome Wants His Hands Amputated - Report

“Treeman Syndrome” is an extremely rare hereditary skin disorder associated with a high risk of skin cancer. It is characterised by an abnormal susceptibility to getting Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) skin infections.
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Virology

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They Thought This Hiv Strategy Couldn't Work. But It Did

An unprecedented 5-year study aimed to find out if the treatments to stop the spread of HIV in the West would work in sub-Saharan Africa.(Image credit: Kim Cloete/PopArt Study)
Related topics: HIV, Medical Research

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Newly Discovered Immune Cells At The Frontline Of Hiv Infection

Researchers have discovered brand new immune cells that are at the frontline of HIV infection. Known as CD11c+ dendritic cells, these new cells are more susceptible to HIV infection and can then transmit the virus to other cells.
Related topics: Medical Research, HIV, Virology

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Black Men In Same Sex Relationships Seek Church, Internet, For Support

Black men who have sex with men, or BMSM, have been the subject of much research focused on health disparities in HIV occurrence, stigma and mental health. Fewer studies focus on other salient areas of their lives, such as spirituality, religious...
Related topics: Religion, Medical Research, HIV

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Opioid Epidemic Stigma Mirrors Early Rise Of Hiv

(MedPage Today) -- One of the many ways opioids and infectious disease intersect, expert says
Related topics: HIV

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The Solution To Antibiotic Resistance Could Be In Your Kitchen Sponge

Researchers from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) have discovered bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria, living in their kitchen sponges. As the threat of antibiotic resistance increases, bacteriophages, or phages for short, may...
Related topics: Antibiotics, Medical Research, Virology, Bacteria

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Chronic Hbv Also Linked To Higher Risk Of Non-liver Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- Findings highlight importance of early screening for digestive cancers in HIV-infected individuals, researchers say
Related topics: Liver Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, HIV, Medical Research

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Health Alert Issued After Michigan Doctor Charged With Reusing Device Inserted Into Patients

Health officials are encouraging patients of Dr. Roger Beyer to consider HIV and hepatitis testing. read more
Related topics: HIV, Hepatitis

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Skin Bacteria Could Save Frogs From Virus

Bacteria living on the skin of frogs could save them from a deadly virus, new research suggests.
Related topics: Bacteria, Virology, Medical Research

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Uspstf Maps Path To Zero Hiv Transmissions

(MedPage Today) -- Effective, affordable screening, testing, and preexposure prophylaxis needed especially in at-risk groups, task force says
Related topics: HIV

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Embargoed Ajph Research: Marijuana Use Increases, Nutrition Labeling, Barbershop Hiv Intervention

In this issue, find new public health research on marijuana use in high school students, nutrition labeling and a barbershop HIV intervention
Related topics: Medical Research, HIV

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Kamala Harris Wants To Make Hiv Prevention Pill More Accessible

PrEP has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV for people at high risk by up to 92% — but it's vastly underutilized.
Related topics: HIV

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Researcher Receives Nih Grant To Develop Rapid, Reliable And Low-cost Hiv Test

HIV testing is expensive ($50 to $200 per test), technically complex, and requires trained technicians. Researchers are developing a rapid, disposable, automated, and low-cost HIV viral load assay to increase timely access to HIV care and to improve...
Related topics: Medical Research, HIV

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Poor Outlook For Hiv-positive Children In Pakistan

By Charlotte MunnsUNITED NATIONS, Jun 20 2019 (IPS) Over 785 people have been diagnosed with HIV in Larkana, Pakistan. 82% of those individuals are children, and only half are receiving the treatment they need. A World Health Organisation (WHO)...
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Hiv In African Women Not Tied To Birth Control Type

(MedPage Today) -- Study supports ongoing and increased access to effective, reversible contraception
Related topics: HIV, Birth Control - Contraception, Medical Research

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Ars On Your Lunch Break: Engineering Superbugs, Accidentally Or Otherwise

Enlarge / "George, you've heard about this virus? Shall I cough on you, George?" (credit: Warner Bros.) Today we’re presenting the third installment of my conversation with Naval Ravikant about existential risks. This interview first appeared in...
Related topics: Virology, Cough

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