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Obama Announces $100M HIV Initiative, Gates Adds $200M More

In a bold new initiative aimed at finding a cure for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), President Obama announced a $100 million National Institute...

Is Marijuana Medicine?

White paper explores question as legalization movement picks up momentum While many states have pushed for new laws to legalize the use of marijuana for...

US Sending 3,000 Troops to Liberia in Expanded Ebola Effort

President Barack Obama is due to announce new measures Tuesday afternoon to help fight the worst-ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including sending 3,000...

Early Detection of HIV leads to ‘Functional Cure’

Scientists in France say rapid treatment after HIV infection could lead to a "functional cure" of the virus that causes AIDS. The research, published...

Argentina Celebrates New Year Free of Trans Fats

By Fabiana Frayssinet Medialunas with coffee and milk, a classic breakfast in Argentina, in a typical Buenos Aires café. From now on, these small croissants...

Gene Editing Strategy Eliminates HIV-1 Infection in Live Animals

A permanent cure for HIV infection remains elusive due to the virus's ability to hide away in latent reservoirs. But now, in new research...

Bone Health To Be A Major Wellness Trend in 2015

If you think bone health is not sexy dinner conversation, just wait until you break one. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 15% of...

Bedbugs Have Built Resistance to Widely Used Chemical Treatments

Study finds overuse of certain insecticides to blame. Blackburn, VA - Some of the most widely used commercial chemicals to kill bedbugs are not effective because...

$8.4 Million Grant to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Funds Five-Year HIV...

Research aims to improve HIV care and prevention among young men of color Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have received an $8.4 million grant...

(RED) marks ten years fighting AIDS

Recognizes private sector partners which have contributed $350 million to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. DAVOS, Switzerland - At the World...