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Progress toward preventing HIV highlighted in special issue of AIDS research and human retroviruses New and emerging biomedical pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) approaches to prevent HIV infection in targeted high-risk populations offer the most effective near-term strategy to reduce HIV...
Medical News Today | Nov 20, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
10 million lives saved and 45 million TB cases avoided with Stop TB Partnership 5-year investment plan The world is losing its battle with tuberculosis (TB), which is now the biggest infectious killer globally, causing 1.5 million deaths every year.
Medical News Today | Nov 20, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV: the ongoing stigma and its impact on testing In light of actor Charlie Sheen's announcement that he has HIV, we look at the signs and symptoms of the virus and discuss why many people are discouraged from HIV testing.
Medical News Today | Nov 19, 2015 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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More Mexican immigrants leaving U.S. than entering: Pew More Mexicans are leaving the United States than entering it according to a report released on Thursday, at a time when some Republicans, including presidential candidate Donald Trump, have taken a hard line on illegal immigration. Most Mexicans leaving t
Yahoo! News | Nov 19, 2015 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. defense chief announces reforms aimed at strengthening military U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced reforms to the Defense Department's personnel policies on Wednesday aimed at attracting tech talent and improving the recruitment and retention of troops and civilians. Carter said he wanted to create more
Yahoo! News | Nov 18, 2015 9:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Charlie Sheen's HIV 'outing' highlights the stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV, despite advances in treatment The International HIV / AIDS Alliance has highlighted the stigma still attached to people living with HIV in the wake of recent media coverage about actor Charlie Sheen.
Medical News Today | Nov 18, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Low vitamin D may hamper HIV treatment in adults Adults who are HIV-positive may find that their immune system does not recover as effectively during treatment if they have insufficient vitamin D, a new study shows.
Medical News Today | Nov 18, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
TSRI scientists find surprising trait in anti-HIV antibodies Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have new weapons in the fight against HIV.
Medical News Today | Nov 17, 2015 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alcoholism drug could help cure HIV, study finds Researchers found that a drug used to treat alcoholism - disulfiram - awoke dormant HIV in patients with the virus, bringing a cure one step closer.
Medical News Today | Nov 17, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New research reveals more than half of those affected with HIV have never been diagnosed due to the fear of being tested Academics from Royal Holloway, University of London, have carried out the largest global review of psychological barriers behind HIV testing and the factors that may influence people's decision to...
Medical News Today | Nov 17, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend