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Thailand Is Trialing a New Anti-HIV Sex Gel for LGBTIs

This article was reported by Gay Star News.

Gay Star News reported that Thailand's Research Institute for Health at Chiang Mai University was conducting a phase II human extended safety study to determine if an anal lubricant containing anti-HIV dru...

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Trying to Produce Drugs Appropriate for Children With HIV

This article was reported by the The Washington Post.

The Washington Post reported that on June 17, the Geneva-based Medicines Patent Pool kicked off an initiative in conjunction with other agencies to encourage major drug companies to manufacture a...

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U.S. FDA Approves AbbVie's Hepatitis C Regimen for Priority Review

This article was reported by TechTimes.

TechTimes reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review for Illinois-based drug manufacturer AbbVie's experimental all-oral regimen for treating adults infected with hep...

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Pressure to Conform to Perceived Masculine Norms May Fuel HIV Risk Among Gay Black Men

This article was reported by Medical Xpress.

Medical Xpress reported on a study of family and cultural pressures to exhibit prescribed masculine behaviors among young black men who have sex with men (MSM). Errol Fields, M.D., Ph.D., an adolescent me...

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Thailand Gets New Online Tool to Access HIV/AIDS Information

This article was reported by the San Diego LGBT Weekly.

The San Diego LGBT Weekly reported that a new online date tool, the AIDS Zero Portal, provides easy and real-time HIV information for policymakers and program managers in Thailand. The interact...

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Tennessee: Nashville Ranks 22nd in U.S. for Highest Number of HIV/AIDS Cases

This article was reported by WKRN-TV Nashville.

WKRN-TV Nashville reported that Nashville has the 22nd highest HIV/AIDS incidence rates among American cities. While the southern section of the country represents only 37 percent of the U.S. populatio...

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South Africa: Huge Herpes Infections in Women With HIV

This article was reported by Health-e.

Health-e reported that for the first time, the South African annual antenatal HIV survey tested pregnant women for herpes simplex virus (HSV). According to the 2012 National Antenatal Sentinel HIV and HSV-2 Pre...

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Barriers to HIV Testing in Older Children in South Africa

This article was reported by Medical Xpress.

Medical Xpress reported on a study in which Rashida A. Ferrand of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and colleagues examined the offer and acceptance of provider-initiated HIV testing and co...

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Malaysia: New HIV Cases Drop by Half Within 11 Years

This article was reported by The Rakyat Post.

The Rakyat Post reported that Malaysia's Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr. S. Subramaniam said the country has seen 50 percent fewer new HIV cases throughout the past 11 years, down from 6,978 reported case...

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Tobacco Smoking Impairs Immune System in HIV-Infected People

This article was reported by Digital Journal.

Digital Journal reported on a study of the effects of smoking in HIV-infected individuals. Researchers from the University of Miami analyzed the effect of HIV and smoking on the immune system of infected...

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