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UT School of Public Health researchers develop game for HIV+ youth

HOUSTON (June 22, 2009) Researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health have developed a game for HIV-positive youth, +CLICK, designed to reduce secondary transmission of the virus. +CLICK was developed by Christine Markham, Ph.D., and Ross Shegog, Ph.D., assistant professors ...

Denial of Care for HIV+ Detainees 'Unacceptable,' Says AHF

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of today's Human Rights Watch report descrying the treatment of HIV-positive immigrant detainees, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today criticized the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for its callous disregard for the healt...

Zinc reduces morbidity due to diarrhea in HIV+ children

According to new research, published in November - December issue of the prestigious journal Lancet, zinc supplementation should be used as adjunct therapy for children with HIV-1 infection // , since it cuts the chance of diarrhea and pneumonia without risking deterioration of HIV infection. ...

New Clinical Study Presented at the Society for Critical Care Medicine Shows Value of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) to Identify Acquired Methemoglobinemia

...nderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN, found that 32% of hiv+ positive patients receiving chronic Dapsone therapy, a commonly used antimi...h methemoglobin blood levels ( > 3%) when compared to a control group of hiv+ positive patients not receiving Dapsone.(1) Dapsone has been shown to caus...

MTV's Staying Alive Marks Ten Years of Empowering Young People in Their Fight against HIV and AIDS

... MTV GLOBALLY PREMIERES ORIGINAL hiv+ / AIDS PROGRAMMING ON WORLD AIDS DAY HOUR LONG S...n time of day. 30 million people are infected with hiv+ globally out of which nearly 12 million young peop...heart of the matter; placing real-life accounts of hiv+ and AIDS in the spotlight. It does so without shyi...

Bill Clinton and Other Leaders Call For 'Renewal of Battle Against AIDS' in the United States at Democratic Convention

... very important -- a renewal of the battle against hiv+ and AIDS here at home." Clinton's comments came ... of the National Association of People Living with hiv+ (NAPWA), was encouraged by the focus on the import...chieving concrete outcomes, including bringing the hiv+ infection rate down and increasing access to care,...

Tibotec Pharmaceuticals a Respectful Partner to HIV Community in Pricing of Novel New HIV NNRTI, INTELENCE

...roduced antiretrovirals. "The efficacy that INTELENCE (TMC125/etravirine) has shown in the DUET studies is impressive. INTELENCE is an important new hiv+ medication that, for the first time, re-opens the NNRTI class to patients with NNRTI-resistant virus," stated Donna Christian-Chistensen, MD, Chair of...

A New Year, A New Opportunity: Metropolitan Community Church Leaders Urge Faith Leaders to Address HIV and Crystal Meth Use Among LGBT Youth

...91, Kharma Amos dressed up as a condom to pass out hiv+ prevention materials in Tulsa, OK. (Photo: ht...y are determined to spark important dialogue about hiv+ and crystal meth use in the LGBT community. To...iving in a time where the intersection of meth and hiv+ is alarming." Amos believes the problem is com...

An Exclusive Restaurant to Appease the Culinary Needs of HIV/AIDS Patients

Setting aside all inhibitions to maintain a contact with people suffering with dreaded diseases, Aadhar (or, Base), a charitable trust, is running a restaurant that caters nutritious food for the HIV/AIDS patients here. Managed by HIV+ individuals, Aadhar has been running the restaurant as co...

Karnataka Wants to Make HIV Screening Mandatory for Couple Before Marriage

...edies blood tests could be made mandatory, he suggested. According to the latest estimates, Karnataka has more than five lakh people affected with hiv+ and AIDS and the numbers are growing in rural areas. Twenty districts, several of them in north Karnataka have highly prevalence with affected persons...
HIV+ in Medical Technology

Genetic Immunity Presents Clinical Data on DermaVir Patch Immune Therapy at 15th Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

...ta on its DermaVir Patch, a topically administered hiv+ immune therapy. The presentation, titled, "Single ... suggest that this innovative medicine induces new hiv+ specific immune responses in hiv+ infected patients not achievable by antiretroviral...
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Superinfection

...curred during the ... Acquisition of different hiv+ strains from multiple partners is called superi...tion mean the same thing. ... HOME. More About hiv+ Superinfection . Bay Area Community Organizations. Scientific Literature ... This is called hiv+ superinfection . ... I've heard that...
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Early cessation of breastfeeding by HIV+ women in poor countries and child survival

July 24, 2008 A new study by researchers from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health addresses one of the most challenging issues in infant health and preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in poor countries. In these settings, HIV-infected mothers had been advised that for t...

New recommendations against a major opportunistic infection -- cryptococcosis

...conducted research in France on patients diagnosed with cryptococcosis which ranks second among fatal opportunistic infections in patients infected by hiv+ and who are profoundly immunosuppressed. A multicentric prospective study, published on February 5 2007 in PLoS Medicine, uncovers parameters associat...
HIV+ in Biological Technology

JAMA Commentary Opposes Criminal Punishment for HIV Exposure/Transmission

...inal punishment for exposure to or transmission of hiv+ does nothing to reduce the spread of the virus. In...vulnerable groups who are unable to disclose their hiv+ status to partners for fear of violence, according...fected. In May, a Texas court sentenced a man with hiv+ to 35 years in prison for spitting on a police off...
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