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Bee Venom Destroys Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS, HIV, bees, venom, cure, treatment )

- 610 days ago -
Nano-particles carrying a toxin found in bee venom can destroy human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while leaving the surrounding cells unharmed.
Cure Update
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, HIV, stem cell transplant, lymphoma, cure, health, medicine, treatment )

- 821 days ago -
Dr. Henrich's patients had been on long-term antiretroviral therapy for HIV when they developed lymphoma. To treat the cancer, the patients underwent stem-cell transplants. Since the transplants, Dr. Henrich has been unable to find any evidence of HIV...
It's Critical That UNAIDS and the WHO Stop Supporting Mass Circumcisions ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: circumcision, aids, hiv, infants )

- 1536 days ago -
Intact America calls upon the governing bodies of the World Health Organization and UNAIDS to immediately issue a declarative statement telling the public, and specifically those vulnerable to contracting HIV, that circumcision does NOT PREVENT the trans
BURUNDI: Displaced Women in Bujumbura Risk HIV Rather Than Hunger
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV, HIV / AIDS, risk, hunger, Burundi, Africa, sex for money, unprotected, women, poverty, gender, food security, IDPs, displaced, desperate, conflict )

- 1618 days ago -
Desperate dn displaced, some Burundian women will do anything, including have unprotected sex for money, to escape the dreadful living conditions in the Bujumbura suburb of Sabe, where more than 480 families of IDPs have lived for several years.
Uganda : Muslim Women Seek the Use of Condom
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, Uganda, HIV, prevention, condoms, promotion, religious leaders, Muslims )

- 1722 days ago -
Some Muslim women in western Uganda are demanding that a new HIV prevention program for Muslims include condom promotion, going against calls by local religious leaders for the program to be limited to messages on faithfulness and abstinence.
ZIMBABWE In the Eye of the HIV/Aids Storm
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare )

- 1731 days ago -
Teenage commercial sex workers are finding themselves at the centre of the HIV/AIDS storm amid concerns of widespread lack of condom use and a spike in the number of infections among this demographic, despite the country's continuing HIV/AIDS campaigns
Challenges for India on World AIDS Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS, HIV, World AIDS Day, December 1, India )

- 1767 days ago -
As the world is observing AIDS Day today, India has set its goal to provide basic human rights to HIV victims, raising awareness of the deadly disease among people. India has successfully reduced the HIV/AIDS cases by 50% in the last decade.
Support the Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: Global sexua, HIV, child health, malaria, tropical diseases )

- 1802 days ago -
The Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act (H.R. 5121), introduced by U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D NY-11), would promote the sexual and reproductive health of individuals and couples in developing countries. In addition, the Global Sexual ...
Thai Touch in HIV Care Attracts Doctors From Asia, Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, thailand, Chiang Rai, regional hospital, India, Papua New Guinea, success, reduce, HIV, babies, ARV, mothers and children, prevention )

- 1806 days ago -
From neighboring countries like Vietnam to other nations like China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea, health workers spend time at the Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital to learn how Thai health workers have succeeded in reducing the
Elimination of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Possible
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV, Aids, Africa, women, babies, children, disease, ethics, family, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, risks, treatment )

- 1829 days ago -
The number of pregnant women being tested for HIV and accessing treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa has shown significant progress - indicating that virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of the virus by 2015 is possible.
Strategy to Fight HIV Shapes Up
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV, Aids, vaccine, disease, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, research, study, treatment )

- 1831 days ago -
Preventing shape-shifting in a key segment of protein from HIV can prime an immune system to develop antibodies against the virus. Such antibodies, elicited against specific protein segments, could one day serve as the basis for a vaccine
Potential HIV Drug Keeps Virus Out of Cells
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV, Drug, anti-HIV drug, health, virus, human cells )

- 1866 days ago -
Following up a pioneering 2007 proof-of-concept study, a University of Utah biochemist and colleagues have developed a promising new anti-HIV drug candidate, PIE12-trimer, that prevents HIV from attacking human cells.
50 Authoritative Public Health Experts Worth Following on Twitter
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS, disaster preparedness, flu, HIV, influenza, preventative health, public health )

- 1993 days ago -
The following 50 authoritative public health experts tweet the news as fast as they receive it, often beating mainstream media to the punch.
XMRV Virus Found in ME/CFS Survivors Leads Canadian Blood Service to Ban Certain Donors - Healthzone.Ca
Health & Wellness  (tags: XMRV, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia, AIDS, HIV, CANCER, Tainted Blood, Blood Donations, Canada, Health Canada chronic fatigue syndrome, humans, disease, healthcare, illness, prevention, safety, risks, government )

- 2004 days ago -
An AIDS-like virus that has been linked to chronic fatigue syndrome is causing Canadian blood officials to ban anyone who has suffered from the ailment from making donations.
UN Warns HIV/Aids Leading Cause of Death in Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, HIV, AIDS, WOMEN, DISEASE )

- 2040 days ago -
The UN programme on HIV/Aids says HIV has become the leading cause of death and disease among women of reproductive age worldwide.

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