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HIV - AIDS

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  • ESPY Award named for Arthur Ashe appalling

    I am appalled that there exists an Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award (ESPY) for courage named for Arthur Ashe. Michael Sam received the most recent one. Arthur Ashe was a coward who hid his AIDS status for four years after he had brain...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • More bad news in fight against persistent HIV reservoirs

    More bad news in fight against persistent HIV reservoirs
    July has been a particularly trying month for HIV/AIDS researchers as they mourned the loss of colleagues killed in a militant attack and received new reports of the virus' remarkable tenacity. On Monday, a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine...
  • Pioneering AIDS researcher Lange was a star with a passion to help

    Pioneering AIDS researcher Lange was a star with a passion to help
    He wouldn’t be the only victim they knew, but he¬†was probably the one they knew best. Friends and colleagues of Joep Lange, who died Thursday on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, remembered the prominent researcher as a straight-talking and well-...
  • 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...
  • Ex-cop accused of knowingly infecting woman with HIV

    Ex-cop accused of knowingly infecting woman with HIV
    A former police officer is accused of knowingly infecting a woman with HIV and investigators are concerned there may be more women who have been infected with the potentially deadly virus, Riviera Beach police said. Dexter Richardson has been charged...
  • 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...
  • 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...