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AIDS

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus.  Read More

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Grijns, Dutch Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV/AIDS, speaks to delegates at 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne
HIV/AIDS Cure a Step Closer with Anti-Cancer Drugs 'Kicking' Virus Out of Infected Cells

By IBTimes AU

A recent breakthrough in AIDS research has found a way to "kick out" HIV from the body's cells. According to reports, a Danish study discovered that anti-cancer drugs can eliminate HIV from infected cells. (4:06 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, AUSTRALIA, CANCER

Women walk in strong winds caused by typhoon Neoguri at Kokusai street, a shopping and amusement district in Naha, on Japan's southern island of Okinawa, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 8, 2014.  REUTERS/Kyodo
Study Finds Homeless and Unstably Housed Women Face High Rates of Violence in SF

By IBTimes AU

A study from UC San Francisco revealed that nearly 60 percent of the women in the city who are homeless or don't have stable homes have experienced some form of violence. The study stated that two-thirds, a third, and another third of the women ... (1:40 pm)

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Leading Medical Journal Lancet Supports Decriminalisation of Prostitution to Cut HIV Toll

By IBTimes AU

Law enforcement agencies and moralists would surely disagree with the proposal to decriminalise prostitution, which got a major support from a credible publication. Editors of The Lancet, a leading medical journal, supported the decriminalisation move to protect the health of sex trade workers. (9:11 am)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Grijns, Dutch Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV/AIDS, speaks to delegates at 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne
Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC

By IBTimes AU

A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that only one in five sexually active U.S teens have been tested for HIV. This is extremely shocking as these teenagers are at a risk of contracting a highly dangerous sexual disease. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, INFECTION

HIV Cure: First Effective Cure to Have Long-Term Remission; 3 Factors to Check on Inactive Virus

By IBTimes AU

HIV researchers hope for an effective and functional cure may have a little setback called "long-term remission" instead of full annihilation of the virus. The status means that someone can still have detectable levels of the virus but not active enough to require further treatment. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: CANCER

Woman suffering from Tuberculosis holds her baby, who suffers from TB and malnutrition, in a hospital in Minakaman
New Drug To Help Cure Tuberculosis Sooner

By IBTimes AU

A drug combination that will help cure tuberculosis sooner has been devised by South African researchers. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH AFRICA

Breakthrough in HIV Medications: Two Australian Men and One In Rockford 'Cured'

By IBTimes AU

Lance Dauengaugh, who was tested HIV positive in 1997, has turned to a healthy lifestyle and avoids drinking and smoking and takes his medicine regularly. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, INFECTION, CANCER

People light candles at the Malaysian embassy to commemorate the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine, in Kiev
Six International AID Experts Dead Due to MH17 Crash

By IBTimes AU

Six international AIDS specialists died in the MH17 plane crash on July 17. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: LONDON

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi
5 Famous Australians Who are Openly Gay

By IBTimes AU Special

Here is a list of five famous and successful gay Australians. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, SILVER, BRITNEY SPEARS

People light candles at the Malaysian embassy to commemorate the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine, in Kiev
Malaysia Airline MH17: Ukraine Rebel Leader Claims Downed Plane Was Filled With Dead Bodies Before Takeoff

By IBTimes AU

A pro-Russia separatist leader has claimed that the Malaysia Airline flight MH17 was filled with dead bodies even before it took off on Thursday. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, RUSSIA, UKRAINE