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Experts say efforts to beat malaria may backfire

Efforts to eradicate malaria in some countries may be counter-productive, an international team of researchers suggest.

Published
29 October 2010
From
BBC
Updates from the 1st International Workshop on HIV & Aging

Nelson Vergel reports from the first international specialist meeting on diseases of ageing in people with HIV infection.

Published
27 October 2010
From
The Body
White House Invites HIV-Positive Man Evicted From Assisted Living Facility

Robert Franke—a retired university provost and minister who was evicted from an assisted living facility in Little Rock, Arkansas, after his HIV-positive status was revealed—has been invited to the White House, according to a Lambda Legal statement. 

Published
26 October 2010
From
Poz magazine news
IDSA: Diabetes Care Misses Mark in HIV Patients (CME/CE)

The gaps in diabetes care among patients diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus infection are wide enough to drive trucks through, researchers said here at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Published
25 October 2010
From
MedPage Today HIV/AIDS
Meth Use Among NYC Gays Shifts to Blacks, Latinos, Poor

The meth problem here in New York City has not gone away. It has simply moved to segments of our community that often go unnoticed and underserved.

Published
25 October 2010
From
Gay City News
Neurotune presents positive dimiracetam Phase IIa results for treatment of neuropathic pain in HIV-positive patients

Neurotune, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company, has presented positive top-line results from its phase IIa, safety and tolerability, study of dimiracetam (NT-11624), for treatment-induced neuropathic pain in HIV patients receiving anti-retroviral medication.

Published
22 October 2010
From
Pharmaceutical Business Review
The future face of HIV in Australia

The profile of people living with HIV in Australia is set to change significantly over the next decade, UNSW modelling shows. The number of people living with HIV will increase by a third (28,000 up from 21,000), with far more people aged over 55 years (44 percent compared to 26 percent currently) and a greater proportion living outside major metropolitan areas.

Published
21 October 2010
From
Healthcanal
Malaria in India 'underestimated'

The number of people dying from malaria in India has been hugely underestimated, according to new research.

Published
21 October 2010
From
BBC Health
Meth Use Among NYC Gays Shifts to Blacks, Latinos, Poor

Methamphetamine, a.k.a. crystal meth, originally garnered popularity in New York City among young, white, educated gay men.

Published
21 October 2010
From
Poz magazine news
2020: Unprecedented number of HIV-positive elderly

An unprecedented number of older people will be living with HIV and HIV-related conditions by 2020, adding further pressure to Australia’s already strained health and aged care system.

Published
19 October 2010
From
Australian Ageing Agenda

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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