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UNAIDS reports that reaching Fast-Track Targets will avert nearly 28 million new HIV infections The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has announced that taking a Fast-Track approach over the next five years will allow the world to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
Medical News Today | Nov 21, 2014 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Mexico City's male sex trade HIV risks are high A new study documents the stark health dangers of the male sex trade in the streets, hotels, and discotheques of Mexico City.
Medical News Today | Nov 17, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The effectiveness of microbicides that target HIV directly impaired by semen In the fight against HIV, microbicides - chemical compounds that can be applied topically to the female genital tract to protect against sexually transmitted infections - have been touted as an...
Medical News Today | Nov 15, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Less than half of US cancer survivors under the age of 65 reported ever having HIV test Knowing the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) serostatus of patients at the time of cancer diagnosis or cancer recurrence is prerequisite to coordinating HIV and cancer treatments and improving...
Medical News Today | Nov 14, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Geographic origin of AIDS pandemic identified A study published in the journal Science reveals for the first time where, when and how the AIDS pandemic originated, and how the infection spread to the rest of the world.
Medical News Today | Nov 14, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Traditional healers in Mozambique contribute to HIV care delays If you're a native of rural Mozambique who contracts HIV and becomes symptomatic, before seeking clinical testing and treatment, you'll likely consult a traditional healer.
Medical News Today | Nov 14, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Successful treatments are helping HIV-infected persons achieve similar longevity as those without HIV New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that HIV-infected adults are at a higher risk for developing heart attacks, kidney failure and cancer.
Medical News Today | Nov 14, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Results from studies in chronic hepatitis C patients with HIV-1 co-infection and liver transplant recipients AbbVie has announced results from studies in chronic hepatitis C patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) co-infection (TURQUOISE-I) and liver transplant recipients (CORAL-I) at...
Medical News Today | Nov 13, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV virulence depends on where virus inserts itself in host DNA The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can insert itself at different locations in the DNA of its human host - and this specific integration site determines how quickly the disease progresses...
Medical News Today | Nov 13, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vaccination leads to decline in pneumococcal disease and antibiotic resistance Reductions in disease among children and adults due to direct and indirect effects of vaccineWits University and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) released a new study, led...
Medical News Today | Nov 13, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend