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New Medicines in Development - Research Toward HIV Cure

Article by Rakitha Malewana

The search for new HIV preventive technologies has been going for a number of years. In some instances, the challenges and successes remain unknown to the wider community outside scientific circles. 1,052 more words

HIV therapy cuts mother-to-child transmission during breastfeeding

For mothers who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) but their immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding… 511 more words

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Preventing HIV in transgender people: Critical evidence collected -- ScienceDaily

Preventing HIV in transgender people: Critical evidence collected — ScienceDaily:

“Programs to reduce the high risk of HIV infection among transgender people are urgently needed — but efforts are hindered by a lack of accurate information on HIV prevalence, HIV incidence, and specific risk factors facing this key population, say experts. 18 more words


Beyond Belief: Since 2010 The Obama Administration Has Not Been Screening Nearly 400,000 Immigrants For The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Just a few days ago Secretary of State John Kerry was bragging of the fact that as of June 12, there were an estimated 5,211 Syrian refugees that have entered the United States and the goal of 10,000 will be meant by Sept 30. 400 more words


​The first drug designed to help to prevent HIV transmission in people at high risk of infection has been approved for use in the European Union today. 1,155 more words


Q+A: Preventing Mother-to-Baby HIV Transmission

The National Institutes of Health released findings this week that said HIV therapy for breastfeeding mothers can virtually eliminate transmission to their babies, according to results from a large clinical trial conducted in sub-Saharan Africa. 873 more words

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Nevada Changing Policies for Prison Inmates with HIV

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Department of Corrections is changing a series of policies and practices that the U.S. Justice Department says illegally discriminate against prison inmates with the virus that causes AIDS. 122 more words