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HIV - AIDS

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Top HIV - AIDS Articles

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  • International baby trial hopes to find Achilles' heel in HIV

    International baby trial hopes to find Achilles' heel in HIV
    The case shocked experts and raised hopes -- at least temporarily -- that HIV was functionally curable in its tiniest victims. A Mississippi baby who was infected at birth appeared to remain clear of the virus for nearly two years, even though she was...
  • OraSure expects milestones in its Ebola research

    OraSure expects milestones in its Ebola research
    By the end of the year, Bethlehem-based OraSure expects to announce key research milestones in determining if its OraQuick rapid in-home HIV test can be adapted to screen patients for Ebola. The company has consulted with the federal Food and Drug...
  • Newport News clinic holding HIV/AIDS awareness event on Monday, World AIDS Day

    Newport News clinic holding HIV/AIDS awareness event on Monday, World AIDS Day
    Only 30 percent of Americans with HIV have the virus under control, according to "Vital Signs," a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It reported that two-thirds of the 1.2 million living with HIV in 2011 had not...
  • Turning illness into a friend

    To the editor: "Friendly" (the term given by Judi Kaufman to her brain tumor), meet "My Friend," which is what I call my HIV virus after being diagnosed last September. ("Brain cancer takes a toll, but unlocks her creativity," Jan. 14) Kaufman's...
  • Man to face trial in sexual assault during massage

    Man to face trial in sexual assault during massage
    An HIV-positive masseur charged with sexually assaulting a man during a massage at a parlor in west Bethlehem will face trial in Lehigh County Court. Christopher Atanazy of Allentown gave up his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday before District...
  • Drug injection protects monkeys from vaginal HIV infection

    Drug injection protects monkeys from vaginal HIV infection
    A monthly injection of an experimental anti-retroviral drug protected female monkeys from vaginal infection by a simian form HIV, according to two new studies. The research, which was published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine, raises hopes...
  • Dance aims to raise AIDS awareness

    Dance aims to raise AIDS awareness
    AIDS and the HIV virus continue to affect hundreds of thousands of Americans, especially blacks. The rate of new HIV infection in blacks is eight times that of whites based on population size, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Concert celebrates new AIDS museum

    Concert celebrates new AIDS museum
    A recent South Florida Symphony Orchestra concert celebrated the grand opening of the World AIDS Museum and Education Center in Wilton Manors and to honor AIDS health care providers. The concert, staged at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in...
  • Ebola response wrongly derided

    Ebola response wrongly derided
    From the mid-1990s on, I was on the ground in southern Africa where the HIV/AIDS epidemic raged out of control. Exacerbating the catastrophe were the very development partners and donors responsible for combating the disease. Rancorous competition for...
  • World Aids Day ceremony sparks hope amid sorrow

    World Aids Day ceremony sparks hope amid sorrow
    Tears of sadness, joy and hope were shed Monday during the Lake County Health Department's annual ceremony marking World AIDS Day. In front of more than 100 people at the Waukegan ceremony, speaker Jason Hart shared that he is HIV positive. When...
  • The biggest controversies in Rose Parade history

    The biggest controversies in Rose Parade history
    For tens of millions of people each year, the Rose Parade is an escape — two hours spent in a world of floral fantasy. But real-world issues sometimes disrupt the New Year's Day party. The parade has, on occasion, been marked by protests,...