Tag archive for ‘HIV/AIDS’
By Guest Author On Friday, September 28th, 2018

Singapore Placed 13th in Human Capital Investments

Singapore is an island full of opportunities both for its citizens and foreigners. Recently, the state has been ranked number 13 for human capital investment. This is according to a study conducted by experts from More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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HIV/AIDS, a major health issue

Some people may think that HIV is far away from their lives. But in fact, HIV has become a major global public health issue. The WHO reported that 36.7 million people were living with HIV in 2016. Unfortunately, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 21st, 2017

Cow antibodies yield important clues for developing a broadly effective HIV vaccine

Cows are leaving the pasture and entering the field…of HIV vaccine research. As outlined in a study published today in Nature, lead author Devin Sok, Director, Antibody Discovery and Development at the International More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Andrew Garfield stars in NT Live: Angels in America, arriving in theaters on July 20 and July 27

Fathom Events continues to offer the best theatrical presentation for audiences across America and the next NT Live is next week. Andrew Garfield (“Silence,” “Hacksaw Ridge”) stars in “Angels in America,” More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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UAB performs Deep South’s first HIV-positive kidney transplant from HIV-positive deceased donor

Sometime in the next few days or weeks — whenever he can adequately gather his thoughts — a Mississippi man plans to sit down and write a very important letter to a family he has never met, but whose legacy More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

HIV treatment, Genvoya, gets FDA nod

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Genvoya (a fixed-dose combination tablet containing elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide) as a complete regimen for the treatment More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 21st, 2015

ISIS to use HIV infected terrorists in ‘AIDS bombing’

The headlines are shocking as Islamic State militants who have been infected with HIV after intercourse with sex slaves are going to be purged from the group’s ranks by using them as suicide bombers with the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

CDC: 70 percent of Americans do not have their HIV under control.

Just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care, according to a new Vital More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Gene Editing Technology Used To Remove HIV From Cells

A new gene editing technology, termed the CRISPR/Cas9 system, has been used to remove any genetic remnants of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from cells in culture.  The system removed all traces of the viral More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Adult male circumcision not linked to riskier sexual behavior: Study

Men do not engage in riskier behaviors after they are circumcised, according to a study in Kenya by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. Image/CIA Three clinical trials have shown that male circumcision More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

PositiveSingles: STD dating and whole lot more

Online dating sites are hugely popular and can cater specifically to virtually every individuals wants and needs- Christian dating, Jewish dating, 50+ dating and just about anything else under the sun. One dating More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

HIV Prevention: Digital outreach efforts to reach at-risk younger men

(NEW YORK, NY, June 23, 2014) –While many HIV prevention interventions have traditionally been delivered face-to-face, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing suggests that digital outreach efforts More...

By Robert On Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Haiti reports 25000 new HIV cases in 2013

Haitian health officials are reporting via their Epidemiological Bulletin for HIV Surveillance #7 (computer translated) that from January to December 2013, there were 25,161 newly diagnosed cases during the year, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Health organizations file complaint against Florida insurers, claim violations of ACA

PRESS RELEASE Two leading health organizations–the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) and The AIDS Institute–filed a complaint today with the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Scientists Show AIDS Vaccine Could Work Against Changeable Site on HIV

PRESS RELEASE LA JOLLA, CA—May 14, 2014—A vaccine or other therapy directed at a single site on a surface protein of HIV could in principle neutralize nearly all strains of the virus—thanks to the diversity More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Gay and Bisexual Men account for the vast majority of syphilis cases in men during 2009–2012: CDC

Just 14 short years ago, the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, was on the verge of elimination in the United States; however, that trend has turned around dramatically as “The Great Imitator” More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Lipid Concentration Determines Time of HIV Spread

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health have found that an inheritable trait, in which dendritic cells of the immune system have low levels of cholesterol, slowed the usually rapid More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Author, Mark Jerome Walters discusses his new book, ‘Seven Modern Plagues’

A new book, which examines seven relatively new and emerging infectious diseases and how human action and the change in the ecology, causes them to produce, according to the author, “ecodemics”. The More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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HIV infected men at greater risk of heart attack: Study

The risk of heart disease in HIV-infected men is higher than in men not infected, according to a large NIH-supported study published in the journal, the Annals of Internal Medicine. Image/NHLBI The buildup of soft More...

By Robert On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Miami researchers make a dramatic step towards an HIV vaccine

The elusive HIV/AIDS vaccine. Researchers have been trying to develop this vital preventive tool for the viral syndrome for years. Now, researchers at the  University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Center More...



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