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HIV - AIDS

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  • Victoria Beckham dress sale to benefit African mothers with HIV

    Victoria Beckham dress sale to benefit African mothers with HIV
    British fashion designer and former pop star Victoria Beckham is giving away 600 pieces of clothing, including several evening dresses, to raise money and awareness for mothers living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Beckham's iconic, white Dolce and...
  • Tuberculosis battle is global

    Tuberculosis battle is global
    In a poor neighborhood along the banks of the Saigon River, Tran Ngoc Tam and his wife sat inside a one-room dwelling so tiny it could barely fit a bed. Tam spoke intermittently between frequent bouts of coughing and grimacing, products of his painful...
  • When fate points a finger: The Jim Brady story

    Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it. James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...
  • Ryan Murphy Makes Double Emmys Bet With 'American Horror Story' and 'The Normal Heart'

    Faced with a wealth of content, the TV Academy decided to put movies and minis into separate categories this year, after combining them three years ago. The timing couldn't have been better for uber-producer Ryan Murphy, whose two key projects -- HBO's...
  • School takes in shunned kids with HIV

    MARTUR, India Sister Gracy Vailapally tries to keep secret the HIV status of the children she serves. But often she fails. "We won't tell that the child is positive," she said. "But somehow from the local people, they know." A case in point: an 11-...
  • Event aimed at fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS

    Education, testing and care are some of the ways to attack HIV/AIDS. The Broward Health Comprehensive Care Center and the Comprehensive Care Center at Broward House promoted all three of these during the High Impact Prevention Program Community BBQ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • AIDS activists hit hard by losses from downed Malaysian jet

    AIDS activists, researchers and caregivers often gather to learn from each other, swap notes and look ahead at how to fight one of the greatest public health challenges of their lives. This year, the 20th International AIDS conference is being held in...
  • With funding, an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic is in sight [Commentary]

    With funding, an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic is in sight [Commentary]
    Thanks to the incredible combined power of treatments like anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) and widespread use of harm-reduction services, mortality rates and new infections of HIV/AIDS are finally beginning to decline worldwide. The end of the epidemic is...