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Study: HIV incidence 4x higher in people with mental health diagnoses

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This study points out that those patients with mental illness may not be getting screened for HIV appropriately.
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HIV/AIDS explodes in Russia as Putin eschews “western” science

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New HIV infections in Russia are out of control, and Kremlin shows little interest in seriously addressing them.
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Circumcision may be the kindest cut of all

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Recent research confirms that from a health standpoint the benefits of circumcision outweigh the costs.
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Men with HIV may be at greater risk of heart attack

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Men with HIV tend to have a greater risk of developing soft plaques (and larger ones) in their coronary arteries.
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Fred Phelps’ death and the unsung heroes of the AIDS crisis

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Back in the day, hospitals let doctors and nurses volunteer to work the AIDS floor – they refused to require it.
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HIV appears to have been transmitted from one woman to another

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The HIV that she newly-carried was virtually identical to the strain that infected her partner.
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Could a quarterly injection prevent HIV infection?

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Testing on monkeys has prevented the transmission of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
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Treating HIV without drugs

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New research is looking at treating your own cells to make them HIV-resistant. Dr. Thoma summarizes the findings.
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Religious right leader wants to make being gay a crime because he “likes black males”

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AFA’s Bryan Fischer seems to thinks AIDS would go away if we made it illegal to be gay.
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Marijuana as a possible treatment for HIV and cancer

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A look at new research on using THC, the principal drug in marijuana, to fight HIV and damage cancer cells.
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