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Child Born With HIV in Remission Without Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV, remission, no drugs, health, wellness, remission without drugs )

- 654 days ago -
A nine-year-old child born with HIV has become the third global reported case in which a child born with HIV was able to have their condition controlled without the use of drugs, BBC reports.
Potential Martin Shkreli Jurors We Can Not Be Impartial Over Most Hated Man In US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Martin Shkreli, jurors, CEO, trial, live saving drug, Turing Pharmaceuticals, HIV )

- 691 days ago -
Th flamboyant former pharmaceutical CEO because of his notoriety for raising the cost of a life-saving drug 5,000%. We so need Universal Health so these type of horror stories would not take place.
"Am I Safe?" Is the Wrong Ebola Question to Ask
Health & Wellness  (tags: epidemics, ebola, HIV, TB, health, global health, trade agreements, WHO, generic drugs, social injustice )

- 1685 days ago -
Democrats and Republican administrations have relentlessly tried to cripple generic production of AIDS drugs through trade agreements, intensive lobbying or outright threats directed at countries that have tried to do the right thing.
Bee Venom Destroys Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS, HIV, bees, venom, cure, treatment )

- 1934 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 )

- 2145 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 )

- 2860 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 )

- 2943 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 )

- 3046 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 )

- 3055 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 )

- 3091 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 )

- 3126 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 )

- 3130 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 )

- 3153 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 )

- 3155 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 )

- 3190 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.

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