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There is no government strategy to fight the spread of AIDS in Russia, where the number of deaths caused by the disease continues to grow, a senior healthcare official said on Thursday.
HIV & AIDS May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In Africa, success against AIDS: School of Public Health reviews decade of increasingly effective treatment
Harvard AIDS researchers gathered at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) last Thursday to mark 10 years of work under a key federal anti-AIDS program that has been instrumental in stemming the tide ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The newly appointed deputy chief of the United Nations HIV-fighting program, Brazilian Luiz Loures, hailed his own country's achievements in the fight against the deadly global epidemic in an interview published Saturday.
HIV & AIDS Dec 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers see successful results against human leishmaniasis with a more efficient and economic vaccine
A research coordinated by the UAB has succeeded in testing a vaccine against leishmaniasis. The vaccine was tested with the best animal model existing, the golden hamster, and can be produced at low costs by using insect ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Andrei Mandrykin, an inmate at Prison No. 85 outside Kiev, has HIV. He looks ghostly and much older than his 35 years. But Mandrykin is better off than tens of thousands of his countrymen, because ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While it may be that some Americans doubt we're related to chimps and other primates, viruses recognize the similarities in our cells.
HIV & AIDS Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
A swarm of trained rats is on its way to Mozambique to help the country's over-stretched health system detect tuberculosis in patients, officials said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists find that Western approach to blood transfusion employed in Africa - often a condition of financial aid - may add significant cost to blood units, due to emergency nature of most African patients ...
Other Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Each year, nearly 2 million people die from tuberculosis – a treatable disease that has been brought under control in the United States, but continues to ravage other parts of the world. This health inequity should prompt ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Former US president Bill Clinton on Friday said donors will continue to fund the response to the world AIDS crisis despite global financial woes and urged greater transparency by all involved.
HIV & AIDS Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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.
HIV & AIDS Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Nobel laureate who helped to discover HIV says there is hope for an AIDS cure following recent discoveries, in an interview with AFP ahead of a global conference on the disease.
HIV & AIDS Jul 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
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.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Deaths from HIV/AIDS are rising in parts of Asia and central Europe and the global response must accelerate, experts said Wednesday after the release of a major report on the world AIDS epidemic.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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.
HIV & AIDS Jul 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1