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HIV - AIDS

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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Howard County health digest

    Meditation in motion Qigong, the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement and meditation to cleanse, strengthen and circulate, will be instructed by Bridget Hughes, from 11 a.m to noon, Aug. 11 and 18. Cost $15 per class....
  • Looking for a spare: Poverello Center bowls a strike through hunger at Aug. 9 tournament

    The Poverello Center, Broward County's oldest HIV/AIDS service organization providing food, nutrition and wellness services, will host its 24th annual "Bowling To Fight Hunger" event August 9. Presented by Wells Fargo Bank and the AIDS Healthcare...
  • 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...
  • Condoms for porn actors: A statewide law isn't the answer

    Condoms for porn actors: A statewide law isn't the answer
    Nearly two years ago, Los Angeles County voters passed Measure B, a controversial ballot proposal requiring adult film actors to use condoms when performing sex scenes. The law was presented to voters as a public health measure designed to prevent workers...
  • HIV-positive man charged with having sex without alerting partner

    HIV-positive man charged with having sex without alerting partner
    An inmate booked on misdemeanors last week in Orange County is now facing a felony charge after a woman came forward to report that he'd had sex with her without telling her that he is HIV positive, an arrest affidavit states. The woman came forward...
  • U.S. HIV cases dropped 33% over the last decade

    U.S. HIV cases dropped 33% over the last decade
    Cases of diagnosed HIV in United States dropped 33% over the last decade, declining for nearly all demographic groups except young men who have sex with males ages 13 to 24 years, according to health officials. In a research letter published Tuesday...
  • Man recalls Lollapalooza 'zombie' bite, worries about HIV, hepatitis

    Man recalls Lollapalooza 'zombie' bite, worries about HIV, hepatitis
    Ben Lenet hasn't missed Lollapalooza since 2008, but he's wondering whether he'll ever return after a "zombie"-like attack left a sizeable bite wound on his right arm. Lenet, 29, of Wicker Park, said he and two friends were watching Arctic Monkeys...
  • 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...
  • 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...