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New antibody under development capable of fighting 99% of HIV viral strains

There has been a recent and major breakthrough in the medical space, the holy grail in the fight against HIV and AIDS, the production of an effective vaccine. 356 kata lagi

Health News

QuickStats: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease Death Rates Among Women Aged 45–64 Years, by Race and Age Group — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2000–2015

Among black women aged 45–54 years, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease death rate decreased 60% from 28.4 per 100,000 in 2006 to 11.5 in 2015. 78 kata lagi

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LGBT activist calls for national AIDS memorial

LGBT activist, Tonie Walsh, has called on the Irish Government to fund an Irish AIDS Memorial, to honour those who have died from AIDS in Ireland, as well as their caregivers and activists. 455 kata lagi

LGBT

Protection

Confession time: I refused to work on the man before even meeting him and partially for selfish reasons. I’d just gotten over a cold that made me miss a day of work, and I heard him hacking up a lung in the bathroom before we introduced ourselves. 673 kata lagi

Massage Therapy

December 19, 2013: "For What It's Worth"

There isn’t much use in ‘trying to go easy’ at this point; it’s either going to break or not. The concept of work is completely beyond me; I wake up in various positions, at different locations, only dimly aware of how I got there, and there’s this current of pure anger, or hatred, flowing adjacent to my node of existence, that I can’t help but brush up against. 800 kata lagi

Confessional

Personal Perspectives on PrEP

The Choice To Use PrEP Is A Personal One

When it comes to choosing the right means of protection from HIV, each of us has to consider the options available to us and then weigh them against our individual lifestyles and behaviors. 727 kata lagi

HIV

CCR5 delta 32: the story of a gene, a mutation, and two of the worst diseases in human history

During the 1980s, there was widespread fear of the AIDS epidemic that was sweeping Northern Europe and America. I was a young child at the time and don’t remember much about it, but by the 1990s my fellow teenagers and I were certainly very well aware of this terrible disease and the importance of safe sexual practices. 2.093 kata lagi

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