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  1. HIV in South Africa: Misha Friedman Shares Reporting Insights with City Colleges of Chicago

    Pulitzercenter.org - Education 03.28 / 13:18 pulitzercenter.org
    Wednesday, April 05, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, April 06, 2017 (All day)Chicago, ILMisha FriedmanDocumentary photographer brings the stories and photos from his multi-year project on the lives of people with HIV and TB in South Africa to the students and faculty at Campus Consortium …
  2. Duke Researchers among Team to Develop Powerful HIV Antibody

    Globalhealth.duke.edu - Science 03.28 / 13:15 globalhealth.duke.edu
    March 28, 2017“HIV is totally different from other viruses,” Barton Haynes, global health professor and director of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI), explained. “It’s one of the fastest-changing life forms on Earth, and it inserts itself into genetic material and hides from the immune system and from drugs. That’s why it’s been so challenging to develop a vaccine and a cure.” But he and colleagues from Duke and a number of collaborating institutions recently created an extraordinari…
  3. Emotion: An important link to HIV prevention in black adolescents with mental illnesses

    Eurekalert.org - Education & Family 03.28 / 12:46 eurekalert.org
    (University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) Could unique psychological factors that hamper emotional regulation help explain differences in HIV/STI risk-related sexual behaviors among heterosexually active black youth with mental…
  4. Health problems may increase as young people infected with HIV at birth get older

    Eurekalert.org - Medecine 03.28 / 12:46 eurekalert.org
    (Massachusetts General Hospital) A Massachusetts General Hospital study has found that US youth infected with HIV around the time of their birth are at higher risk throughout their adolescence and young adulthood for experiencing serious health problems, poor control of the HIV virus or…
  5. American Indians and Alaska Natives tackle HIV stigma, talk cure

    Fredhutch.org - Health 03.28 / 12:27 fredhutch.org
    Bill Hall, a Tlingit from Southeast Alaska, has a message for other Alaska Natives and American Indians about his work as a member of the Fred Hutch-based defeatHIV community advisory board. “For efforts like ours to succeed,” he said, “it’s going to take every community affected by HIV/AIDS to become involved in the search for a cure.”…
  6. HIV-positive adolescents are 6 to 12 times more likely to die than other teens

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 03.28 / 12:22 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    These young people often face more negative health outcomes than HIV patients in other age…
  7. Get paid to try new HIV self test device

    VOLUNTEERS in Sydney are being recruited to help try out a new HIV Self Test and will be paid for their efforts. Sydney-based volunteers with no ... The post Get paid to try new HIV self test device appeared first on Star …
  8. Nigeria: Concerns Over Drug Resistant TB, HIV Co-Infection

    Allafrica.com -Health 03.28 / 12:18 allafrica.com
    [Guardian] Nigeria on Friday March 24 joined other countries to celebrate the 2017 World Tuberculosis Day (WTD) with the theme, Unite to end TB in Nigeria: Accelerating TB Case Detection and Treatment. As part of efforts to stop the disease, experts have alerted to the growing cases of Multi-Drug Resistant TB (MDR TB), the burgeoning epidemic of the disease in Nigeria, which rides on the co-existing pandemic of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), and that diagnosing MDR and extensively…
  9. Bill to change California's HIV transmission laws faces opposition

    Scpr.org - California 03.28 / 12:13 scpr.org
    SB 239 is due to be heard by the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday; Credit: George Rose/Getty Images George LavenderA bill to change how HIV transmission is treated under the law faces opposition in the California Senate. If SB 239 passes, someone who had unprotected sex, knowing they were HIV positive who did not inform their partner about the infection could no longer be charged with a felony. The bill is due to to be heard by the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tue…
  10. From HIV to climate change: how to spot denialists in action

    New Scientist - Health 03.28 / 12:13 newscientist.com
    Denialists are on the march, emboldened by the election of President Donald Trump. In these challenging times, here is your checklist for spotting the real fake…
  11. Man guilty of infecting boyfriend with HIV

    Newstalkzb.co.nz - Crime 03.24 / 05:42 newstalkzb.co.nz
    A man accused of infecting his boyfriend with HIV has been found guilty. Mikio Filitonga was on trial at the Auckland District Court for causing grievous bodily harm with reckless disregard, and committing a criminal nuisance by doing an unlawful act. The Crown said the 37-year-old - knowing he was positive and fully aware of his obligation to disclose his health status - had unprotected sex with his boyfriend from February 2014. This caused his partner, who has name suppression, to…
  12. HIV prosecutions are harmful, says victim

    Nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle 03.24 / 05:19 www.nzherald.co.nz
    A victim of the first person prosecuted for infecting others with HIV says she is against making criminals out of transmitters.Marama Mullen believes it only pushes the issue further underground.The Waikato woman was given…
  13. HIV prosecutions are harmful, says victim

    Nzherald.co.nz - Health 03.24 / 05:19 www.nzherald.co.nz
    A victim of the first person prosecuted for infecting others with HIV says she is against making criminals out of transmitters.Marama Mullen believes it only pushes the issue further underground.The Waikato woman was given…
  14. HIV prosecutions are harmful, says victim

    Nzherald.co.nz - Crime NZ 03.24 / 05:19 www.nzherald.co.nz
    A victim of the first person prosecuted for infecting others with HIV says she is against making criminals out of transmitters.Marama Mullen believes it only pushes the issue further underground.The Waikato woman was given…
  15. HIV trial: Mikio Filitonga found guilty of infecting lover with virus

    Nzherald.co.nz - Health 03.24 / 05:00 www.nzherald.co.nz
    A man accused of infecting his boyfriend with HIV has been found guilty by a jury.Mikio Filitonga, 37, was on trial at the Auckland District Court for causing grievous bodily harm with reckless disregard and committing a…
  16. Man found guilty of knowingly infecting partner with HIV

    Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand Crime 03.24 / 04:53 www.stuff.co.nz
    An Auckland man has been found guilty of knowingly infecting his partner with the HIV…
  17. HIV trial: Jury sent to deliberate whether man infected lover

    Nzherald.co.nz - Asia 03.24 / 01:43 www.nzherald.co.nz
    The case against a man charged with infecting his boyfriend with HIV stands and falls on whether a jury believes the complainant, a judge has said. Mikio Filitonga, 37, is on trial at the Auckland District Court for causing…
  18. HIV trial: Jury sent to deliberate whether man infected lover

    Nzherald.co.nz - Crime NZ 03.23 / 23:39 www.nzherald.co.nz
    The case against a man charged with infecting his boyfriend with HIV stands and falls on whether a jury believes the complainant, a judge has said.Mikio Filitonga, 37, is on trial at the Auckland District Court for causing…
  19. HIV trial: Jury sent to deliberate whether man infected lover

    Nzherald.co.nz - Health 03.23 / 23:17 www.nzherald.co.nz
    The case against a man charged with infecting his boyfriend with HIV stands and falls on whether a jury believes the complainant, a judge has said.Mikio Filitonga, 37, is on trial at the Auckland District Court for causing…
  20. Good News: HIV researcher Julie Overbaugh leads Hutch graduate education ... and more

    Fredhutch.org - Health 03.23 / 23:15 fredhutch.org
    HIV researcher Julie Overbaugh leads Hutch graduate education; Dr. Janghee Woo named second CTI BioPharma International Postdoctoral Research…