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  • Lowering toxicity of new HIV drugs predicted to improve life expectancy
    June 27, 2014 (MNT) - While bringing new drugs to market is important for increasing life expectancy in younger people with HIV, lowering the toxicity of those drugs may have an even greater health impact on all HIV patients, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis reveals. The research, supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), and published in the journal…
  • Researchers at College of Medicine Have Reported New Data on HIV/AIDS
    June 25, 2014 (NewsRx) - By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at AIDS Weekly -- Data detailed on Immune System Diseases and Conditions have been presented. According to news reporting out of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Arthralgic disorders involving various rheumatic manifestations are commonly observed in HIV patients. Available therapies for HIV-associated rheumatic syndromes include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain management, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (e.g., methotrexate),…
  • Pediatric AIDS Experts Discuss the Future of Pediatric AIDS Prevention and Treatment Worldwide
    June 25, 2014 (PRNewswire) -- Today, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) welcomed health, government, and NGO experts at a policy roundtable. The event, held at the Pew Charitable Trusts, was a discussion on current advancements, investment opportunities, and future innovations in pediatric AIDS treatment. Michael Gerson, op-ed columnist for The Washington Post and Policy Fellow at the ONE campaign, moderated the roundtable, and special guests included Ambassador Deborah…
  • During ER visits, many patients test positive for HIV while in most infectious stage
    June 25, 2014 (MNT) - Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) screening for emergency patients at an institution with a large number of ethnic minority, underinsured and uninsured people reveals few are HIV positive, but of those who are, nearly one-quarter are in the acute phase and more than one-quarter have infections that have already advanced to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The results of the study were reported online in Annals…
  • New model for AIDS offers promise for medical research
    June 23, 2014 (MNT) - HIV-1, the virus responsible for most cases of AIDS, is a very selective virus. It does not readily infect species other than its usual hosts - humans and chimpanzees. While this would qualify as good news for most mammals, for humans this fact has made the search for effective treatments and vaccines for AIDS that much more difficult; without an accurate animal model of the…

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  • The Story of Nardos Mamo - Betengna’s Welcomed Guest
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    ....Continued She was now helping her mother financially. Her life had changed. Although she hadn't stopped going to school, she was missing classes and her grades were going down. One day, out of the blue, he asked her to buy a dress fit for a great occasion and invite her closest friends to the city hall. The reason, he said, he was going to be featured in a theatre act at the city hall. Nardos and her friends were excited. They went to Mercato to buy dresses when she saw pictures of her boyfriend on posters all over music shops. Why was he famous? She didn't understand. What was his job? She didn't know. She didn't care much. At the city hall, he was wearing a suit and waiting for them with some of his friends. He told her right then and there that he wanted to tie the knot with her and that was the reason he had called them to be there. Nardos was surprised but happy with the proposal. She agreed to marry him. Nardos officially got married. That day she returned…
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