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Red ribbon Accelerating HIV vaccine discovery and development may require paradigm shift WINNIPEG, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Adopting existing innovative practices and forming broader... 12 June
The Body Dot Com logo To Take Down HIV Criminalization Laws, You'll Need to Develop Talking Points Much of the discussion at the 2014 HIV is Not a Crime Conference stresses that HIV criminalization... 10 June
Red ribbon People starting therapy on a boosted protease inhihibitor don't need to switch after one virological failure episode, study indicates Remaining on the same regimen is a “reasonable” strategy for people taking first-line... 10 June
UNAIDS panel New targets set for 2020 for reducing the HIV epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean The Latin America and Caribbean regions have set new targets for expanding HIV testing and... 10 June
PR Newswire logo National Survey Identifies Potential Barriers to HIV Treatment Use in U.S. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced... 10 June
Red ribbon Living with HIV, then and now  Marlon Hoffman was diagnosed HIV+ in 1989 At that time, there was no support for people... 10 June
Red ribbon Former B.C. inmate allowed to lodge human-rights complaint: Appeal Court VANCOUVER - An allegation of discrimination launched by a former inmate and HIV patient against a... 10 June
Red ribbon Women Speak Out Against HIV Criminalization at Advocacy Conference Two HIV-positive women who faced prosecution under HIV criminalization statutes focused on... 10 June
Woman wearing boots Criminalizing johns endangers sex workers, B.C. study says A B.C. study suggests criminalizing johns endangers sex workers and fails to eradicate the demand... 10 June
Dr. Darrell Tan St. Michael’s clinical trial tests possible HIV prevention drug It’s often said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. But Dr. Darrell Tan would... 10 June
Red ribbon First "HIV Is Not a Crime" Conference Opens With Strong Community Showing Packed into an auditorium on Grinnell College's picturesque campus in Iowa, over a hundred HIV/AIDS... 3 June
AIDS/LifeCycle Launches 545-Mile Trek, Raises Record $15 Million The famous AIDS/LifeCycle rider Chicken Lady sprints off to cheers along with 2... 2 June
Pill bottle Highly effective new drugs for hepatitis C jostle for market share The confluence of a major medical breakthrough and a largely untreated pool of hepatitis C carriers... 2 June
Red ribbon Second analysis concludes that we can't eliminate the long-term possibility of HIV transmission from someone on treatment A study that estimates the risk that someone living with HIV and taking antiretroviral therapy... 2 June
Artist Tiko Kerr and painting At the Repurposing of AIDS Ward Event Vancouver Artist Living with HIV Presents Painting on his Struggle, Survival, and Success Vancouver artist living with HIV, Tiko Kerr, presented a painting today to Dr. Julio Montaner, the... 29 May
Condoms Condoms for sex work: Protection or evidence The goals of public health departments don't always coincide with those of police departments, a... 29 May
John Bishop St Paul’s Hospital repurposes its dedicated AIDS ward St Paul’s Hospital’s Ward 10C, opened in 1997 at the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Vancouver,... 28 May
Red ribbon British Columbia Student's New Method for Diagnosing HIV in Newborns Wins Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada A novel method of HIV detection for newborns under the age of 18 months and for adults before three... 28 May
Man in boat Disclosing Your HIV Status Abroad: A Dilemma for People Living With HIV When the doctor asked me if there was anything she should know about my medical history, I was... 28 May
Betty Liduke standing in front of a large crowd. McGill nurses turn hope into action In a hospital in a remote part of Tanzania with little access to health care tools tools – not even... 28 May
Red ribbon Mindfulness-based therapy found helpful for stress and the immune system   Since 1996, the widespread availability of potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly... 27 May
Red ribbon Leading the way in the fight against AIDS VANCOUVER - An AIDS-free B.C. is in sight, as Premier Christy Clark along with UN under-secretary... 27 May
Glasses and bottles Even Moderate Alcohol Use Raises Liver Fibrosis Risk in HIV/HCV Coinfected People People with HIV alone or hepatitis C virus alone were more likely to have advanced liver fibrosis... 27 May
Man in laboratory New trial to begin on Interferon usage for HIV treatment Undetectable. If you have HIV, that's as good as it gets. It means the amount of human... 26 May
Cells Drug interactions, treatment adherence key in primary HIV care BOSTON -- Providing primary care for women with HIV involves encouraging strict adherence to... 26 May