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Thailand is first country in Asia to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis Thailand has received validation from WHO for having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, becoming the first country in Asia and the Pacific region and also the first with a...
Medical News Today | Jun 9, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Many travelers are putting their sexual health at risk Two new studies find that a high number of adults engage in sex with new partners while traveling abroad, but few of them do so safely.
Medical News Today | Jun 7, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Judge: Law trimming early voting in Ohio is unconstitutional COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A law trimming early voting in Ohio is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a case involving a series Republican-backed voting changes in the presidential battleground state.
Yahoo! News | May 24, 2016 10:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers may be one step closer to curing HIV Scientists from KU Leuven, Belgium, present a new therapeutic approach that may make it possible for HIV patients to (temporarily) stop their medication.
Medical News Today | May 18, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV vaccine design should adapt as HIV virus mutates Human immunodeficiency virus is known to be a highly variable virus that adapts to a person's immune response during the lifetime infection, and a new study published in Nature Medicine shows that...
Medical News Today | May 17, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV testing during early infection may reduce new cases in high-risk communities Detecting HIV earlier, through screening programs that can identify the virus shortly after infection, may lead to lower rates of HIV transmission in local epidemics, suggest findings from a new...
Medical News Today | May 13, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lateral flow urine lipoarabinomannan assay for detecting TB in HIV+ adults An international review team has prepared a Cochrane systematic review to assess the accuracy of a point-of-care urine test for diagnosing and screening tuberculosis (TB) in people living with human...
Medical News Today | May 12, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-throughput screening strategy identifies compounds active against antibiotic-resistant bacteria A new study in which researchers rapidly screened more than 11,000 bioactive molecules for activity against an antibiotic-resistant strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria identified multiple...
Medical News Today | May 12, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Borderline Personality Disorder strongly associated with risk of STI/HIV transmission for straight black men in jail The study is the first to examine severity of BPD symptoms and STI/HIV risk behaviors in a sample of incarcerated men, demonstrating that BPD is associated with STI/HIV risk in this population.
Medical News Today | May 11, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV antibody therapy looks promising Researchers suggest a new antibody-based drug may offer a better way to control HIV in the longer term, after showing a single dose stimulated immune response in patients.
Medical News Today | May 9, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend