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Durban to host International AIDS conference in 2016

Jul 25, 2014

Durban to host International AIDS conference in 2016

South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said on Friday. #Medicine #Health #AIDS #HIV virus. male circumcision #AIDS prevention #AIDS research
Male circumcision reduces women's risk of contracting HIV virus study

Jul 25, 2014

Male circumcision reduces women's risk of contracting HIV virus study

A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS infection also indirectly benefits women by reducing their risk of contracting the HIV virus, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum on Friday. #Medicine #Health #AIDS #HIV virus. male circumcision #AIDS prevention #AIDS research
Students discriminated Goa has always treated HIV positive patients badly

Jul 25, 2014

Students discriminated Goa has always treated HIV positive patients badly

The manner in which the PTA has held an entire school in the South Goa to ransom over 13 HIV+ve students goes to show HIV apartheid continues #ThatsJustWrong #Goa #protest #AIDS #discrimination #school #HIV positive #school children #Positive People
US to invest $11 million to fund AIDS community health centres

Jul 16, 2014

US to invest $11 million to fund AIDS community health centres

On July 15, 2010, US President Barack Obama released the first comprehensive National HIV-AIDS Strategy. #World #Life #Barack Obama #US #Health #ThingsWeLike #HIV #AIDS #Community services

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India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 12, 2011

India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

A big US pharma company has finally taken proactive measures (learning from history no doubt) to license innovative drugs to low-cost drug makers in India so that they reach the people who need them the most. #Ranbaxy Laboratories #GeekSpeak #HIV/AIDS #Antiretroviral drug #Gilead Sciences
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with anti-retrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 22, 2014

Circumcised African men less likely to engage in risky sex: study

Young African men who are circumcised are less likely to engage in sexual behavior that ups their chances of catching HIV...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 24, 2014

Condoms with virus-killing lube will soon be available

A condom coated with a special gel that has been able to deactivate as much as 99.9 percent of viruses in laboratory testing, including but not limited to HIV, the herpes virus and the human papillomavirus (HPV), will soon be available in Australia u...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 20, 2014

HIV diagnosis rate decreasing in US: study

The AIDS epidemic that has claimed the lives of more than 1.6 million people worldwide seems to be decelerating in the U.S., according to a report that shines hopeful new light on the disease...
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