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Modern Treatment provides HIV Patients Normal Lifespan

Medical experts admit that HIV infected patients are at risk for kidney failure, heart disease, and cancer. But researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say… 318 more words

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Drug Therapy Soon After Contracting HIV Improves Outcomes

A new study shows that U.S. service members and beneficiaries who acquired HIV and were treated with antiretroviral therapy (ART) soon after contraction were 50% less likely to develop AIDS. 348 more words

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2014 World AIDS Day Spotlights Global Drop in New Infections

World AIDS Day began in 1988 in order to spread awareness about the epidemic and help medical researchers work toward a cure.

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention the number of cases in the U.S. 233 more words

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Microfiber Cream Developed to Protect Against HIV

One day a simple topical ointment may prevent HIV.

Scientists have developed what they call a “topical microbicide.” This is a topical cream containing microfibers of hyaluronic acid… 265 more words

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HPV and the LGBT Community

HPV, Human Papilloma Virus, has been known as a silent killer.

Fortunately, there is now a vaccination for some of the most common strains of HPV. 302 more words

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