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Mylan Relay for Hope to help Canadian AIDS society Special

Toronto - At the 7th annual World AIDS Day Gala held in Ottawa, the Canadian AIDS Society and Mylan Canada put forward plans for an event called the Mylan Relay for Hope. This is a cross-Canada run in support of people living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS.

HIV’s ability to cause AIDS is slowing

HIV seems to be evolving. The virus's ability to cause AIDS is slowing down. A new study shows that those infected by HIV are progressing to AIDS more slowly. This means that the virus becomes less virulent.

10 Pakistani children get HIV from blood transfusions

Islamabad - Ten Pakistani children have been infected with HIV after receiving tainted blood transfusions, officials said Thursday, in a "shocking" case highlighting the abysmal state of blood screening in the country.

Only 3 in 10 people in U.S. keep HIV in check

Atlanta - According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only three out of ten U.S. citizens with HIV had the virus under control in 2011.

Revealing the secrets of HIV

Taking advantage of developments in electron microscopy, scientists have gained new insights into HIV and other viruses.

HIV infection is based on viral-cell targets

Although the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) inserts itself at different locations in a human cell, researchers have found that specific integration sites determine the speed that the infection spreads at.

How nanofibers can help prevent HIV / AIDS

Researchers have developed a special gel that is made up of a power virucidal chemical (to kill viruses) and a special nanofiber mesh. The device, designed to fit into a woman's body, can stop the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Columbia University pays out in fraud claim

Columbia University university is to pay out over $9 million to resolve a lawsuit filed by the U.S. government over the submission of false claims regarding federal research funds.

Police: Shoplifter tried to infect Wal-Mart employee with HIV

Dallas - Police say that a homeless woman who has HIV was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly stealing $11.00 worth of frozen food from a Dallas Wal-Mart and threatening to infect an employee who confronted her about it.

Seaweed suppository delivers HIV drugs

Scientists have devised a new method of tackling HIV and AIDS transmission. It is a vaginally-inserted suppository which contains the antiretroviral Tenofovir.

Fungus that is deadly to AIDS patients found to live in trees

Los Angeles - It may be small, but for people with AIDS it can be deadly. Researchers have narrowed down the source of fungal infections that have been making people with HIV/AIDS in southern California sick for decades.

Schoolgirl scientist identifies source of deadly fungus

Scientists have located the environmental source of fungal infections that have been sickening HIV patients in Southern California. The discovery is based on the science project of a 13-year-old girl, who spent the summer gathering soil and tree samples.

Australian ministers launch initiative to prevent HIV

Australian ministers have declared their commitment to end new HIV infections by 2020. In June they created a pledge they call the AIDS 2014 Legacy Statement; and this week, at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, it became active.

UN predicts AIDS might be manageable by 2030

AIDS could be a manageable condition by 2030, according to a new report made by the United Nations (U.N.). This is based on drops both in the global levels of new HIV infection cases and AIDS-related fatalities.

Girl thought be cured of HIV relapses

A Mississippi girl born with HIV and who was in remission for more than two years after stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV. The news is a blow to scientists who had been studying the girl in the hope of finding a cure.

AIDS research team in Iowa loses $1.38M grant

An AIDS research team at Iowa State University will not get the final $1.38 million payment of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) five-year grant after a team member admitted last year to faking research results.

Fears that reports of AIDS cures were premature prove correct

Jackson - Few diseases, at least in modern times, have created as much heart-break as AIDS. Artists couldn't escape it, including he-man actors or gay singers and pianists. Not even world champion athletes who were completely heterosexual.

Genetic sequencing used to map HIV transmission

The transmission network of HIV in a human population has been mapped, using genetic sequencing, for the first time, say researchers from University of California San Diego.

Las Vegas organization assists people living with HIV and AIDS

Golden Rainbow, located at 801 S. Rancho Drive Suite B-1, Las Vegas, Nevada is a nonprofit organization that helps people with HIV and AIDS with housing and financial assistance. Executive director Gary Costa is devoted to helping those with HIV or AIDS.

Scientist charged in HIV vaccine fraud case

Washington - Federal prosecutors have filed charges against a scientist after he admitted falsifying data that led to millions in grants and hopes of a breakthrough in AIDS vaccine research.

Gene editing uses HIV virus to fight disease

A new technology has been developed that uses the HIV virus as a weapon against hereditary infection. In the longer term it will also fight HIV infection say the researchers.

Tobacco smoking impairs immune system in HIV-infected people

Smoking and being HIV infected further compromises the immune system presenting the worst immune profile, say researchers in the first study of its kind.

Soy sauce molecule hold clues to HIV drug therapy

Virologists at the University of Missouri are testing the next generation of medications that stop HIV from spreading, and are using a molecule related to flavor enhancers found in soy sauce, to develop compounds that are more potent than other HIV meds.

Links found between HIV treatment and birth defects

Specific links between medicines used to manage HIV in pregnant women, and the prevalence and type of birth defects, have been found in a new study.

Lab makes puncture free gloves

Atlanta - Researchers are working to develop a puncture-resistant surgical glove, according to a research brief. Surgical gloves are a billion-dollar global market, and the innovation is expected to be popular.

HIV risks lower with good bacteria

Galveston - A science team have grown vaginal skin cells outside of the human body and have studied the way that the cells interact with groups of 'good and bad' bacteria.

Hopes dashed with anti-HIV drug

Scientists have reported that compounds that they hoped would "wake up" dormant reservoirs of HIV inside immune system T cells, allowing them to be destroyed by targeted medications, have not been successful.

HIV, Hepatitis B and C exposure at Long Island Hospital

New York - South Nassau Communities Hospital is sending out 4000+ letters to patients recommending they be tested for hepatitis B, C, and HIV due to a potential risk of infection from an insulin pen.

A new generation of HIV drugs could emerge

Two new sets of research show that regular injections of an antiretroviral drug protects macaques monkeys from simian-human immunodeficiency virus infection. The research has raised hopes that preventing HIV infection in humans will soon be developed.

A week of progress toward HIV prevention

This has been a good week for HIV related developments: a gene-editing protocol shows promise, and a second baby who was started on antiretroviral drugs soon after birth appears to be virus-free a year later.
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