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HIV - AIDS

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Top HIV - AIDS Articles

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  • Man to face trial in sexual assault during massage

    Man to face trial in sexual assault during massage
    An HIV-positive masseur charged with sexually assaulting a man during a massage at a parlor in west Bethlehem will face trial in Lehigh County Court. Christopher Atanazy of Allentown gave up his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday before District...
  • Drug injection protects monkeys from vaginal HIV infection

    Drug injection protects monkeys from vaginal HIV infection
    A monthly injection of an experimental anti-retroviral drug protected female monkeys from vaginal infection by a simian form HIV, according to two new studies. The research, which was published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine, raises hopes...
  • Concert celebrates new AIDS museum

    Concert celebrates new AIDS museum
    A recent South Florida Symphony Orchestra concert celebrated the grand opening of the World AIDS Museum and Education Center in Wilton Manors and to honor AIDS health care providers. The concert, staged at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in...
  • 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...
  • Funds for HIV/AIDS healthcare contracts reduced by L.A. County

    Funds for HIV/AIDS healthcare contracts reduced by L.A. County
    Los Angeles County officials cut back Tuesday on contracts to provide medical care to AIDS and HIV patients, citing increased numbers of people now insured under the federal government's overhaul of healthcare. The move to cut $4 million from the...
  • Third slate candidate Candida Affa enters Allentown Council race

     Third slate candidate Candida Affa enters Allentown Council race
    Candida Affa, owner of the local bar Candida's, has entered the race for Allentown City Council. Affa, who used to go by the last name Svirovsky, is a member of various governmental boards in Allentown and a long-time community organizer. She is a...
  • Jennifer Aniston nails her role in 'Cake,' living with chronic pain

    Jennifer Aniston nails her role in 'Cake,' living with chronic pain
    More than two decades ago, Tom Hanks won his first Best Actor Oscar for the movie “Philadelphia,” contributing to a national social movement to better the lives of people who are HIV positive. It was a timely movie for the country. I was the...
  • With more patients insured, county trims HIV medical care spending

    With more patients insured, county trims HIV medical care spending
    Los Angeles County officials on Tuesday cut back on contracts to provide medical care to AIDS and HIV patients, citing increased numbers of people now insured under the federal healthcare overhaul. The move to cut $4 million from the contracts, paid for...
  • 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...
  • 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...