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1 in 4 HIV Patients Have Neurological Diseases: Study

1 in 4 HIV Patients Have Neurological Diseases: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) — One in four people infected with HIV suffer from neurological complications, new Canadian research reveals. And those that do have such problems harbor double the risk of dying compared with HIV patients who are not plagued with neurological diseases, the study authors reported in the Sept. 28 issue of […]

HIV-Positive Women Who Want to Conceive Feel Stigma: Survey

HIV-Positive Women Who Want to Conceive Feel Stigma: Survey

FRIDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) — Some HIV-positive women who want to have children feel stigmatized by their doctors, new research has found. In the study, Canadian researchers surveyed 159 HIV-positive women in the province of Ontario. Forty-five percent of the women were born in Canada, while 55 percent were born elsewhere, mainly in HIV-endemic […]

AIDS Treatment News, New Toll-Free Phone Number, 800-804-8845

by John S. James Summary: Our new toll-free editorial and business number is 1-800-804-8845 — Monday through Friday 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time (11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific time), or leave a message. This number is for editorial and business calls; please do not list it as a hotline. —————————————- We are […]

AIDS News Feeds: The Future

by John S. James Summary: How news feeds can advance biomedical research — as well as helping people follow specialized news. —————————————- A great challenge today is to help people find the key information they want and need, in the tsunami of new material that keeps coming out. Search engines cannot replace human judgment for […]

Contest for Best Video Game Concept Against AIDS, Deadline March 16

Summary: The Kaiser Family Foundation and mtvU announced a contest for the best concept for a Web-based video game “to help raise awareness about HIV/AIDS among 15-24 year olds in the U.S. and to promote personal action in response to the epidemic.” —————————————- On January 25, 2007, the Kaiser Family Foundation and mtvU (MTV’s college […]

AIDS Treatment News Survey: You Can Help Us Improve It

Summary: This 7-question survey will help us improve our new service at www.aidsnews.org/now. We most want to know if you would prefer separate feeds for certain categories of news. —————————————- AIDS Treatment News recently started a free service at www.aidsnews.org/now — we watch for developments and post titles and Web links to newspaper stories and […]

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