News tagged with aids epidemic

AIDS conference opens Sunday at key turning point

The world's largest AIDS conference returned to the U.S. on Sunday with a plea against complacency at a time when the epidemic is at a critical turning point. "We can start to end AIDS," one expert said.

Jul 23, 2012
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Scientists urge fresh push for AIDS cure

International scientists announced Thursday a new push for a cure to AIDS, citing promising research and a three-decade epidemic that is outpacing medications to curb it.

Jul 19, 2012
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Hopes high as AIDS conference returns to US

A cure for AIDS remains a distant prospect but a host of drug treatments and other advances have fueled fresh hope that new human immunodeficiency virus infections may some day be halted for good.

Jul 15, 2012
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Clergy can fight HIV on faith-friendly terms

The public health community has long struggled with how best to reduce HIV infection rates among black Americans, which is seven times that of whites. In a new paper in the journal PLoS ONE, a team of phy ...

May 16, 2012
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Trauma drives HIV epidemic in women

Physical violence, sexual abuse and other forms of childhood and adult trauma are major factors fueling the epidemic of HIV/AIDS among American women. Scientists have known for years that traumatized women are at greater ...

Mar 19, 2012
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