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HIV - AIDS

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  • Health Calendar for Feb. 10

    Events, screenings, tests and support groups around the county. EVENTS EXTENDED HOURS: Enroll Lake County! is offering extended hours on the final weekend of the enrollment period before the Feb. 15 deadline. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are...
  • 'Dongle' turns smartphone into mobile lab to diagnose HIV, syphilis

    'Dongle' turns smartphone into mobile lab to diagnose HIV, syphilis
    Engineers have taken an ordinary smartphone and made it a whole lot smarter. They created a compact, handheld device that plugs into an iPhone and turns it into a mobile laboratory that can diagnose HIV and syphilis in just 15 minutes. The...
  • HIV trial fails as many women decide not to take medicine, study shows

    An analysis in this week's New England Journal of Medicine showed that a major HIV prevention trial in Africa overseen by a Pittsburgh network failed because most women did not take the drugs they were given, and then lied about it. The bulk of the...
  • Smartphone accessory can detect HIV and syphilis

    Smartphone accessory can detect HIV and syphilis
    A smartphone accessory that can detect HIV and syphilis has been developed by Columbia University researchers. The low-cost device can spot markers of the infectious diseases from a finger prick of blood in 15 minutes. It's the first smartphone...
  • HIV becoming less deadly for African Americans

    Death rates of African Americans living with HIV dropped 28% between 2008 and 2012, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Still, black people with HIV were 1.5 times more likely to die in 2012 than white people...
  • Baltimore to share in $10 million investment in HIV research and care

    Baltimore to share in $10 million investment in HIV research and care
    A health care company called ViiV Healthcare, formed by the pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer, said this week that it would launch a four-year $10 million initiative in Baltimore and Jackson, Miss., to increase access to HIV treatment and...
  • CDC report: For HIV-infected people, the gap in death rates for blacks and whites is narrowing

    For many years, black Americans infected with the AIDS virus have died at much higher rates than whites. But the gap appears to be closing. A new report says the death rate for blacks with HIV dropped 28 percent over five years. The rate also fell,...
  • Study Finds HIV Drugs Priced Out of Reach

    c.2015 New York Times News Service Drugs to treat HIV and AIDS are being priced out of reach for many patients enrolled in insurance plans through the new health care exchanges, despite warnings that such practices are illegal under the Obama...
  • Study warns more health insurers using high drug copays to dissuade enrollment by sickest

    Insurance companies, perhaps more than previously thought, may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law, in an effort to discourage them from choosing certain plans, according to a study released Wednesday. One of the...
  • Nevada considering strict condom regulation for porn films

    Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow. Nevada health officials said Friday that they're considering strict...
  • Miley Cyrus dishes on Viva Glam campaign

    Miley Cyrus dishes on Viva Glam campaign
    Miley Cyrus sank onto a stool and asked permission to kick off her MM6 Margiela wedge sandals and get comfortable. “Let it all hang out … not literally,” I said, as we settled in to chat about her new role as MAC Cosmetics’ Viva...