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AIDS Protein Cracked: HIV Vaccine In Closer Sight

By | Fri, 11/01/2013 - 15:27

A team of scientists obtained a ‘picture’ of the atomic-level structure of an AIDS protein, bringing an HIV vaccine into closer sight.

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New Details About Baby ‘Cured’ Of HIV Emerge, Offering Hope For Other Infants Born With Virus

By | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 20:05

Doctors released new details about the child believed to be cured of HIV, offering hope to those looking to eradicate the virus in infants.

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New 'Virulent' HIV Strain Accounts For 50 Percent Of New Infections In Russian Region

By | Sat, 10/19/2013 - 18:08

A severe form of HIV is spreading rapidly through a Siberian region in Russia.

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Human Gene, MX2, Could Prevent HIV From Spreading Within The Body

By | Thu, 09/26/2013 - 13:26

Researchers from King's College London have identified a human gene, MX2, which possibly prevents HIV from spreading once it has entered the body.

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AIDS-Related Deaths Dramatically Decline By 30% Since 2005

By | Mon, 09/23/2013 - 10:24

HIV transmission and AIDS-related deaths are on the decline, according to a recent UN report.

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Porn Actress Cameron Bay Speaks Out In Favor Of Condoms After HIV Diagnosis [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 14:16

Porn actress Cameron Bay and her boyfriend actor Rod Daily are saying that the porn industry should use condoms to prevent future health scares.

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Doctors Push For Better Tests Identifying HIV-Related Cognitive Problems

By | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 11:12

A Toronto doctor says that current methods of distinguishing the mild forms of HIV’s neurocognitive disorders can be ineffective.

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Porn Industry Resumes Filming For HIV-Negative Performers

By | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 16:32

The porn industry is set to resume filming Friday after at least three adult film actors tested positive for HIV.

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HIV Vaccine Candidate Clears AIDS-Causing Virus In Monkey Test Subjects

By | Wed, 09/11/2013 - 20:21

A new type of vaccine modeled on the cytomegalovirus has completely cleared test subjects of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the virus that causes AIDS in monkeys.

Routine HIV test --- soon to be a memory from the past?

New HIV Vaccine Proves Successful In Phase 1 Human Trial

By | Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:55

Canadian researchers have developed the first genetically modified, whole-killed HIV vaccine, which has successfully passed Phase 1 human trials.

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Cameron Bay, Porn Star, Tests Positive For HIV; Adult Film Industry Placed On Hold

By | Fri, 08/23/2013 - 15:30

When 28-year-old porn star Cameron Bay tested positive for HIV, the adult film industry stopped production temporarily to test all of her sexual partners.

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China's Xi Jinping Meets With African Leaders On Healthcare: China To Continue Medical Help

By | Fri, 08/16/2013 - 18:01

The Chinese-African medical relationship has been in place since the mid 20th century, and Chinese President Xi plans to strengthen it in the coming years.

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Sean Sasser, Real World Star and AIDS Activist, Dies At 44

By | Sat, 08/10/2013 - 10:48

After battling HIV for 25 years, Sean Sasser, who became famous for his relationship with Pedro Zamora on MTV's "The Real World," died after a short fight with mesothelioma.

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HIV Possibly Cured In Two Boston Patients After Bone Marrow Transplant [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 07/03/2013 - 10:03

Although doctors and researchers are cautious about calling them "cured," two Boston patients appear to have no sign of HIV infection weeks after ceasing their HIV medication treatments.

Getting Tested for HIV

One More Reason To Get Tested for HIV? A History Of The HIV Virus And Its Impact On The FDA

By | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 14:03

A brief history of the HIV virus and its impact on the FDA to help inspire you to get tested on National HIV Testing Day, June 27.

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