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HIV - AIDS

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  • HIV evolving to weaker form, study says

    Medical intervention and the natural course of evolution may be dealing a double blow to the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV-1, weakening its ability to replicate and to cause AIDS, according to a new study. The findings offer a kind of...
  • Truvada, a pill to fight HIV, stirs controversy among gays

    Truvada, a pill to fight HIV, stirs controversy among gays
    It would have seemed the stuff of fantasy in the dark days of the 1980s, when an AIDS diagnosis was tantamount to a death sentence: a pill, taken daily, that could protect against HIV infection. But today, such a drug exists. The blue tablet, marketed...
  • Circumcision cited as defense against HIV in proposed CDC guidelines

    Circumcision cited as defense against HIV in proposed CDC guidelines
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released proposed guidance on circumcision that says the surgical procedure would help straight men in the United States reduce their risk of becoming infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS....
  • After decades at clinic, HIV specialist will retire

    After decades at clinic, HIV specialist will retire
    After 42 years at the Laguna Beach Community Clinic, 22 treating patients with HIV, Dr. Korey Jorgensen is retiring from the nonprofit — but not completely cutting ties. The family physician and HIV specialist turns 70 in February and said he...
  • Making quilts, spreading hope as the fight against HIV and AIDS continues

    Making quilts, spreading hope as the fight against HIV and AIDS continues
    A visual reminder of the toll that AIDS has taken was on display Sunday at Main Beach. About 15 quilts bearing the names of those felled by the disease were placed on the lawn as part of Laguna Beach's recognition of World AIDS Day, which began in...
  • World of Chocolate Winter Gala supports AIDS Foundation

    World of Chocolate Winter Gala supports AIDS Foundation
    Historic Union Station overflowed with holiday cheer and sweet treats for the World of Chocolate's Winter Gala presented by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago on Dec. 4. For this 13th annual event, more than 1,100 guests enjoyed tasty samplings from 22...
  • Laguna Beach leaders hope to rescue neglected AIDS memorial garden

    Laguna Beach leaders hope to rescue neglected AIDS memorial garden
    Laguna Beach's AIDS memorial garden — once well-tended on a bluff decades ago when the beach city's gay community was first touched by the disease — is in neglect. Ice plant has grown over much of the Garden of Peace and Love off Mountain...
  • The Center to begin renovation project soon

    The Center to begin renovation project soon
    Terry DeCarlo plans to pick up a sledgehammer soon and wield it at a wall, any wall, to kick off the renovation of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center of Central Florida. For the past 32 years, the building on North Mills Avenue...
  • UCF cabaret benefits Broadway Cares-Equity Fights AIDS

    UCF cabaret benefits Broadway Cares-Equity Fights AIDS
        "Fools Rush In" is the name of a one-night cabaret being staged by University of Central Florida students this Friday, Nov. 21. The show will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in its campaign to help those affected by HIV and AIDS while...
  • Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier

    Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier
    The West Hollywood club scene was just picking up as Charles Lea and other UCLA grad students fanned out along Santa Monica Boulevard. Their goal that evening: Find young black men, gay and bisexual, willing to participate in a study on how smartphone...
  • Travel back in time through Christmas on Florida Frontier

    Travel back in time through Christmas on Florida Frontier
    Step back in time and celebrate Christmas on the Florida Frontier from 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6 on the grounds of Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell in Sumter County. Participants can make and play with homemade toys,...