Tag Archives: AIDS

Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

  Oslo, Norway – A Norwegian drug firm on Tuesday announced an advance in its quest for an HIV cure with a drug combination which seeks to force the virus out ...

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US Lifts Lifetime Ban on Gay Blood Donations

US Lifts Lifetime Ban on Gay Blood Donations

  Washington, United States – The United States on Monday formally lifted its lifetime ban on blood donations by gay men, replacing the rule with a 12-month waiting period after last ...

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Fighting AIDS a Top Priority in Western Kenya

Fighting AIDS a Top Priority in Western Kenya

  Homa Bay, Kenya – Between plantations of bananas, mangoes and avocados, a small group of men trek along paths freshly carved out by the November rains on a mission to ...

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Health Official: Increasing Number of HIV Patients, Not Entirely Negative

Health Official: Increasing Number of HIV Patients, Not Entirely Negative

  KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Dec. 2  (PIA)  —  Having an  increasing  number  of human immunodeficiency  virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome  victims is  admittedly  alarming. However, Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., head of ...

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HIV Diagnoses Hit Record Low in New York

HIV Diagnoses Hit Record Low in New York

  New York, United States – The number of new HIV diagnoses in New York has hit a record low after falling nearly 40 percent in the last decade, city authorities ...

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Adolescent Deaths from AIDS Tripled Since 2000: UNICEF

Adolescent Deaths from AIDS Tripled Since 2000: UNICEF

  Johannesburg, South Africa – The number of adolescents dying from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, most of them having acquired the disease when they were infants, according ...

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Alcoholism Drug May Help Design HIV Cure: Study

Alcoholism Drug May Help Design HIV Cure: Study

Paris, France – A treatment for alcoholism can reactivate dormant HIV, potentially allowing other drugs to spot and kill the virus hiding out in human immune cells, researchers said. The medication, ...

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