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Death Rate For Black Americans With HIV Drops 28 Percent

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — For many years, black Americans infected with the AIDS virus have died at much higher rates than whites. But the gap appears to be c...

'Engineered' Cells Hunt, Kill AIDS Virus In Provocative New Study

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin, David Freeman | Posted 04.16.2012 | Science

Can stem cells cure AIDS? Not yet. But a provocative new study shows that human stem cells can be genetically engineered to attack living cells infect...

Fighting Stigma For 30 Years: The Faces Of HIV And AIDS

The Huffington Post | Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living

On a December 2010 NPR segment, Dr. Sohail Rana, a professor of pediatrics and child health at Howard University, said those suffering from HIV and AI...

Less Than Half Of Americans Have Been Tested For AIDS

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Fewer than half of Americans have had an AIDS test since guidelines were expanded to include routine screening, according to a govern...

J&J Giving $200 Million For Health Of Women, Kids

AP | LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

TRENTON, N.J. -- Health giant Johnson & Johnson is donating about $200 million in cash and medicine to a sweeping United Nations program created to im...

UN Says Mother-Child HIV Can Be Eliminated By 2015

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

GENEVA — The United Nations says mother-to-child HIV transmission can be eliminated by 2015 if health programs receive increased investments as ...

Indevus Gel Protects Women From AIDS Virus: Research

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

An Indevus Pharmaceuticals gel formulated to protect women from the virus that causes AIDS appeared to protect about a third of them from infection --...

Experimental AIDS Vaccine Fails Crucial Experiment

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A promising experimental vaccine to prevent the AIDS virus has failed in a crucial experiment, with volunteers becoming infected with HIV anyway, lead...