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HIV - AIDS

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  • Poor patients in India facing HIV/AIDS drug shortages

    MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian HIV patient Rekha has missed her daily dose of medicine several times over the last few months because the government distribution center at New Delhi's Lok Nayak Hospital ran out of drugs. "Sometimes they give it to...
  • Gates Foundation awards $25 million to HIV vaccine research

    PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Oregon researchers developing a vaccine that has shown promise in preventing HIV infection in primates said on Wednesday they have been awarded a $25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Oregon Health &...
  • Flu shots effective in pregnant women with or without HIV

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tests conducted in 2011 and 2012 show that the influenza vaccine effectively prevents flu infections in pregnant women, whether or not they are infected with HIV. Vaccination also protected newborns during at least the...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    HPV vaccine The department of health provides free HPV vaccine for both males and females ages 9 to 26 at the following clinics. Call to make an appointment. •Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, SW, Glen Burnie, 410-222-6633 •Parole...
  • Porn film moratorium lifted after HIV result proves false positive

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A moratorium on U.S. adult sex film productions was lifted on Friday after just 24 hours when a performer's initial HIV test result proved to be a false positive, according to the industry trade group that called for the...
  • WHO's misplaced Ebola priority

    The World Health Organization is nothing if not opportunistic, impulsively jumping on every public health issue that makes the front page. And, of course, it always calls for lots more money to throw at the disease-of-the-month. The latest on  WHO's radar...
  • Dr. Pat M. Garcia, Perinatal HIV program director

    Dr. Pat M. Garcia, Perinatal HIV program director
    Dr. Pat Garcia started medical school in 1979, before HIV even had an official name. Over the last 30 years, Garcia's career has, to an effect, grown alongside the disease. As director of the Perinatal HIV Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital,...
  • Officials continue to investigate man charged in willful HIV infection

    Officials continue to investigate man charged in willful HIV infection
    Authorities said they are investigating whether there are more alleged victims of a man charged with knowingly infecting a partner with HIV. "There is an ongoing investigation as to whether there may be additional charges," said a spokesman for San...
  • Aaron Paul's Wife on the Emmys Shoutout That Crashed Her Charity's Website

    The Emmys proved a big night not just for the winners, but for the causes they support as well. Winning his third Emmy for his role as Jesse Pinkman in "Breaking Bad," Aaron Paul took the opportunity to thank his wife Lauren Parsekian, and made special...
  • HIV-infection defendant is ordered to stay off dating websites

    HIV-infection defendant is ordered to stay off dating websites
    A 29-year-old man accused of knowingly infecting another man with HIV was ordered by a San Diego judge Tuesday to no longer use Internet dating sites, including the site where he met the alleged victim. A criminal complaint against Thomas Miguel Guerra ...
  • Porn filming on hold as another performer tests positive for HIV

    Porn filming on hold as another performer tests positive for HIV
    An immediate and indefinite moratorium has been placed on all porn filming after another performer may have tested positive for HIV. “There was a positive test at one of our testing centers. Confirmatory tests are not yet back, but we are taking...