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Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier Win Nobel Prize for Discovery of HIV

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2008 with one half to

Harald zur Hausen

for his discovery of "human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer"

and the other half ...

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IAS Congratulates Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi for Nobel Prize Award

Geneva, Switzerland -- The International AIDS Society (IAS) today extends its congratulations to Françoise Barré-Sinoussi on a remarkable achievement as she is jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2008, and recognized for her...

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AIDS Denialism: A Rebuttal

The March 2006 issue of Harper's Magazine contains an article titled "Out of Control, AIDS and the Corruption of Medical Science." Unfortunately, this article represents the latest round of attacks from "AIDS denialists." These individuals hold to th...

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A Response to Celia Farber's Article in Harper's Magazine

Long-time AIDS activist Martin Delaney is the founding director of the AIDS organization Project Inform. He is one of a group of prominent AIDS advocates who have responded to an article written by Celia Farber in the March 2006 issue of Harper's Mag...

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Los Angeles County Investigating Couple After Child Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Ever Having HIV Test

The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is investigating a couple for possible child endangerment after their three-year-old daughter died earlier this May of what the county coroner said was AIDS-related pneumonia, the Los ...

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Study Links Alcohol Intake to HIV Progression

HIV-infected patients who are drinkers tend to have higher levels of the virus in their blood and lower CD4 counts than similar patients who do not drink, according to a preliminary study. However, this was seen only in patients taking antiretroviral...