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NIAID Chief Anthony Fauci Discusses Future Of Zika Virus Presence

Infectious Diseases In The United States: The Country's Condition With Risk And Threat Of Infectious Diseases. Is It Increasing Or Declining?

By Michael Davis - Nov 24, 2016 07:22 PM EST

The best practice people did in the past years helped decrease the problem with infectious diseases. This dramatic success in the United States is a milestone that the legacy should be continued.

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Growing Risk of HIV in the US

By Michael Davis - Oct 30, 2016 08:12 PM EDT

No one will ever die of HIV, but it causes for opportunistic disease to end a life. Getting tested earlier, campaign for awareness, and abstinence will help reduce the spread of HIV.

HIV-Infected and Untreated Children Do Not Develop AIDS

By Theena - Oct 05, 2016 06:12 PM EDT

Some HIV-infected – and untreated – children do not develop AIDS. A new study shows that they control the virus in a different way from the few infected adults who remain disease-free, and sheds light on the reasons for this difference.

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HIV Patients Less Likely To Have Cancer Treatments, Study Says

By Jenn Loro - May 21, 2016 09:20 AM EDT

HIV patients diagnosed with various types of HIV-linked cancers are reportedly experiencing disparities in getting the healthcare treatment they need. Despite the medical advancement in anti-HIV medications, HIV-positive cancer patients remain largely cut-off from the medical healthcare system.

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New York Governor Cuomo Discusses Package To Fight HIV/AIDS Epidemic

By R. Siva Kumar - May 17, 2016 09:44 AM EDT

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo hopes to reduce HIV/AIDS cases in New York from 3,000 to 750 per year by 2020 and announces a legislation package to boost his efforts.

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Study says there was a ‘Charlie Sheen Effect’ on HIV Awareness

By Cheri Cheng - Feb 22, 2016 04:11 PM EST

Charlie Sheen's story about his journey with HIV helped increase awareness, a new study says.

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FDA Ends Lifetime Ban on Gay, Bisexual Male Blood Donors

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 21, 2015 02:30 PM EST

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual male blood donors.

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Cambodian Quack Lands 25-Year Prison Term For Spreading HIV

By Peter R - Dec 03, 2015 02:18 PM EST

A Cambodian court on Thursday held that 56-year-old Yem Chrin intentionally infected others using unsterilized needles.

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Deaths tied to AIDS Increasing in Asian Youth Population, U.N. Says

By Cheri Cheng - Nov 30, 2015 05:07 PM EST

The Untied Nations is warning of a "hidden [AIDS] epidemic" in the Asia Pacific region.

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Antiviral Pill Completely Prevents HIV, New Trials Show

By Peter R - Sep 04, 2015 08:35 PM EDT

The new study suggests that all participants at high risk of HIV were able to prevent infection during the trial period of 2.5 years.

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AIDS: HIV Not Culprit

By R. Siva Kumar - Aug 28, 2015 02:27 PM EDT

Cell to cell transmission of viruses lead to making immune cells suicide machines.

Ban Ki-moon

United Nations Chief Says World can end AIDS Epidemic by 2030

By Cheri Cheng - Jul 15, 2015 09:37 AM EDT

Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations Secretary General, announced that the world is on track to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

AIDS, HIV

Researchers Find The First Potential HIV Vaccine Candidate

By Peter R - Jun 20, 2015 07:17 PM EDT

A protein that stimulate the body's immune system against HIV functioned in rats successfully.

A “Cure” for Ebola, AIDS and MERS? North Korea claims to have it all in one!

A “Cure” for Ebola, AIDS and MERS? North Korea claims to have it all in one!

By Dustin M Braden - Jun 20, 2015 02:24 PM EDT

The government of North Korea declared on state television that the scientists of their nation had discovered a new-almost magical-drug, which is capable of both preventing and curing some of world's most deadly diseases such as Ebola, AIDS, MERS, and SARS.

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HIV's Love for Sugar Reveal Novel Ways to Kill It

By Peter R - Jun 01, 2015 11:55 AM EDT

Researchers found a way to starve HIV by blocking its sugar supply in an infected immune cell.

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