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HIV - AIDS

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  • HIV establishes viral reservoirs with surprising speed

    HIV establishes viral reservoirs with surprising speed
    In a sobering discovery, researchers say that rapid treatment of HIV-like infections in monkeys failed to prevent the establishment of persistent viral reservoirs in as little as three days. The study, published Sunday in the journal Nature, comes on...
  • HIV diagnosis rate falls by a third in U.S.: researchers

    HIV diagnosis rate falls by a third in U.S.: researchers
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The annual rate of diagnosis with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, fell by a third in the United States between 2002 and 2011, researchers reported on Saturday. Fewer people in all U.S. groups tested positive for human...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research
    AIDS researchers and advocates are used to dealing with death, they say, but that hasn't made the last 48 hours any easier. An estimated 12,000 scientists, medical workers, advocates and policymakers are traveling to the 20th International AIDS...
  • Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, U.N. says

    LONDON (Reuters) - New HIV infections and deaths from AIDS are decreasing, the United Nations said on Wednesday, making it possible to control the epidemic by 2030 and eventually end it "in every region, in every country". "More than ever before, there...
  • West Hollywood blood drive protests FDA exclusion of gays as donors

    West Hollywood blood drive  protests FDA exclusion of gays as donors
    As the group outside the Red Cross blood donation bus on Santa Monica Boulevard huddled together for a photo, the man holding the camera yelled: "Everybody, say blood!" Then: "Everybody, say, 'I wish they accepted my blood!'" At the blood drive in...
  • UN: Blacks in US bear disproportionate burden of HIV

    GENEVA The United States is lagging in the global battle against HIV and AIDS, a new U.N. report says, with inadequate treatment and a drop-off in awareness among the reasons the U.S. carries a disproportionate share of HIV and AIDS cases among wealthy...
  • Restrained Dutch mark air tragedy in sorrow rather than anger

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch nation mourned 189 citizens lost in the Ukrainian air disaster in sorrow rather than anger on Friday, and Prime Minister Mark Rutte held back from pointing the figure of blame. In a country which values restraint and...
  • Prominent AIDS researcher Joep Lange among dead on Malaysian jet

    A prominent AIDS researcher and others en route to the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, are among the victims in the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down Thursday over eastern Ukraine. All 298 aboard Malaysia Airlines...
  • Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus

    Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus
    A girl who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday. The so-called Mississippi baby, now nearly 4...
  • AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines crash honored in L.A.

    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is holding a memorial today to honor the contingent of HIV researchers who were among the 298 people who perished when a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine. The foundation announced that it would...
  • Among the lost: Eager adventurers, renowned researchers, three young siblings

    WASHINGTON A family of four headed to a reunion in the Philippines. A graduate student on summer break with her boyfriend. Two soccer fans following a beloved team to New Zealand. The 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Thursday...