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Information Update - Multiple distributors selling unlicensed Home-Use HIV Test Kits via OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is informing Canadians that multiple distributors (Positive Health, dailySupply, BestDealCA, eshopic, Urban Inspirations, grabthesale, and dealkings) are...
Canada NewsWire | 5 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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South Africa Sees Male Circumcision as Way to Reduce HIV Infections South Africa remains plagued by AIDS despite massive government and NGO efforts on prevention and life-sustaining Anti-Retro-Viral programs. The country has the highest number of new HIV infection worldwide and 15 to 20 percent of the adult population is
Voice of America | 10 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Health staffing company settles federal complaint it discriminated against HIV positive job applicant A Maryland health staffing company has agreed to pay a rejected job applicant $75,000 to settle an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit, according to a ... | 12 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Antiretroviral therapy enrollment and outcomes among HIV-infected adolescents and young adults compared with older adults - seven African countries Adolescent and young adult antiretroviral therapy (ART) enrollees, aged 15-24 years, in seven African countries were mostly female, unemployed, unmarried, commonly pregnant, and had significantly...
Medical News Today | 17 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Provision of antiretroviral therapy for HIV-positive TB patients - 19 countries, sub-Saharan Africa, 2009-2013 All HIV-positive tuberculosis (TB) patients should receive antiretroviral therapy, which reduces the incidence of HIV-associated TB and reduces mortality among HIV-positive TB patients.
Medical News Today | 17 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New transport system for DNA vaccines could help treat HIV, malaria, HPV and other major illnesses A new hybrid vehicle is under development.Its performance isn't measured by the distance it travels, but rather the delivery of its cargo: vaccines that contain genetically engineered DNA to...
Medical News Today | 19 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ahead of World AIDS Day, UN children's agency urges more investment, access to treatment An estimated 1.1 million HIV infections among children under 15 have been averted, but disparity in access to treatment is hampering progress towards reaching a global goal of reducing new infections in children by 90 per cent, the United Nations Children
UN News Centre | 22 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Free HIV tests offered on World AIDS Day Monday In the wake of a new report that the majority of people with HIV fail to properly control their condition, the Southern Nevada Health District will offer free HIV testing Monday at two Las Vegas locations.
Las Vegas Review Journal | Nov 27, 2014 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Las Vegas, Nevada
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Russia warns of HIV/AIDS epidemic Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The World Health Organization warned Thursday that reported HIV cases in Europe and Central Asia are increasing dramatically.
United Press International | Nov 27, 2014 6:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Europe and Central Asia failing to curb spread of HIV: WHO By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Despite major advances in treating and preventing HIV, Europe and Central Asia have failed to tackle the epidemic, with some 136,000 people becoming newly infected with the incurable AIDS virus last year, health official
Yahoo! News | Nov 27, 2014 11:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend