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Interview with Dr. Michael Gottlieb

GBMNews is privileged to interview Dr. Michael Gottlieb one of the pioneers in the fight against HIV/AIDS. According to his profile in Wikipedia: Dr. Gottlieb...

HIV flushed out by cancer drug

HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show. The cornerstone of treatment, anti-retroviral therapy, kills...

SA Study: Gay Community at Increased Risk for HIV

One of the challenges of fighting HIV around the world is the difficulty of reaching those at risk. A new study from South Africa...

Study Finds Higher Vitamin D and Calcium Intake Does Not Reduce...

  CHAPEL HILL – A large, randomized study led by a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher found that vitamin D and calcium supplements do...

Study Finds Obese Black and White Women Differ in How They...

Low-income obese white women uniformly reported that weight negatively affects their lives and causes health problems. But half of their black contemporaries are comfortable with...

Immune upgrade gives ‘HIV shielding’

Doctors have used gene therapy to upgrade the immune system of 12 patients with HIV to help shield them from the virus's onslaught. It raises...

Exercise and Vitamin D Better Together for Heart Health

Johns Hopkins researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests...

AIDS, TB Patients Not Forgotten During Liberia’s Ebola Crisis

DAKAR, SENEGAL— With health clinics closed and people afraid to come in for treatment, Liberia's national AIDS commission says they are now going door-to-door to get people to come take their antiretroviral medications. All eyes are on Ebola, but experts say there are other deadly diseases being overlooked in the crisis.

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...

Antiviral Therapy Cuts Liver Cancer Risk in Hepatitis C patients

Hepatitis C is one of the most common viral infections in the world and it increases the risk for liver cancer. But researchers...