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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Paris (CNN)The evidence is in and the message is clear: When someone is HIV positive, taking regular treatment can pretty much zero their chance of spreading the infection to others during sex.

Sexual transmission of HIV is negligible when someone is on treatment, whether they're in a...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
For the first time in history, more than half of all people living with HIV or AIDS — 19.5 million of about 36.7 million individuals — are receiving antiretroviral therapy, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS reports. Between 2010 and 2016, new HIV infections around the world dropped by...
Monday, July 24, 2017
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines—more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.
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Friday, July 21, 2017
Famously, the word vaccine comes from the Latin word for cow — a namesake that traces back to the late 1700s.
Now cows are once again at the cutting edge of vaccine science. Thanks to a quirk of how cows make antibodies, they are helping researchers understand human immunity. Someday, cows could...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Please follow the link for the full story.
https://www.healio.com/infectious-disease/hiv-aids/news/in-the-journals/%7B2df7f064-18d2-4903-aaf7-7fe8dfb72405%7D/lethal-dmac-persists-among-patients-with-hiv
Monday, June 26, 2017
The facts are in.  Senate Republicans’ bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act will hurt millions of Americans. The Senate bill largely resembles the House bill that would result in 23 million Americans losing healthcare coverage, including 14 million who rely on Medicaid. In fact, over the long-...
Monday, June 26, 2017
Submit your abstract to the 10th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, December 4-6 in Arlington, VA.
The D&I Conference is the pre-eminent event to bridge the gap between evidence, practice, and policy in health and health care. This year's theme, A...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
HIV/HCV Co-Infections in Substance Abusers (R01)Funding Type: NIDAAmount: Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.URL to RFP:  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-17-311.htmlRelease Date: June 13, 2017Due Date: September 7 2017...
Friday, June 2, 2017
Please see the link for more details.
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-17-030.html
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
On May 26, the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) co-hosted a symposium at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Moshi, Tanzania, to share ongoing research on prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in Tanzania.  The symposium brought together a range of stakeholders...

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