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Aids Virus

'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...