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WHO, Greece and HIV: The Epic Typo That Sparked a Viral Bogus Story | nsnbc international

  This meme spread across the Internet and headline news as well as talk radio.One report stated that “a growing number of Greek residents have injected themselves with HIV so they can claim about $950 in monthly health benefits.”Citing Greek citizens need for money as the cause for this, media outlets correlated the claim to a lack […]

Bee Venom Destroys Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV | Collective-Evolution

  Bee venom contains a potent toxin called melittin that can poke holes in the protective envelope that surrounds HIV, and other viruses. Large amounts of free melittin can cause a lot of damage. Indeed, in addition to anti-viral therapy, the paper’s senior author, Samuel A. Wickline, MD, the J. Russell Hornsby Professor of Biomedical […]

Libya’s “growing” drugs/HIV problem :: www.uruknet.info :: informazione dal medio oriente :: information from middle east :: [vs-1]

TRIPOLI, June 17, 2013 (IRIN) – Doctors in Libya say they are seeing a “growing” number of patients with drug problems and a corresponding risk of HIV infection, in a post-Gaddafi era marked by limited law enforcement and government capacity. “Every month more people come to us needing help,” said Abdullah Fannir, deputy director of […]

Marijuana Linked To Better Brain Function In Bipolar Patients – Toke of the Town

Results from a new study show indicate that bipolar patients with a history of marijuana use have better neurocognitive function than those who have never used cannabis. The team, from The Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks, New York, found that patients with bipolar I (BD I) disorder who used marijuana performed better on tests […]

AIDS Healthcare Foundation: ‘Sad day in battle against AIDS’ as Obama elects to skip AIDS Conference | Facebook

“In the 1980s, ‘Silence Equaled Death.’ Today, President Obama’s Ongoing Silence on AIDS Equals Death for Millions.” — Michael Weinstein, President, AIDS Healthcare Foundation As 20,000 leading AIDS scientists, researchers, medical providers, patients and advocates gather in Washington, many demand the White House ends patient waiting lists for the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) and […]

African American Female HIV Rates Now Rival Africa | News One

As we prepare to recognize National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day, a new research study has served as a wake up call for a community that might have gone too far. The Center for Disease Control now estimates that 1 out of every 32 black women will be infected with HIV during her lifetime. […]

The Green Benches: Lansleys report admits Tory NHS bill could hurt women, the poor & old people more.

The Department of Health published its impact assessment of their own NHS Bill last January, they also updated it in September of 2011 you can view it here. The document is nearly 200 pages long, and I can imagine that for many concerned about this bill, that this is quite the read. To save you […]

France to EU: Stop Monsantos Corn | Common Dreams

Agence France-Presse reports:The request is “based on the latest scientific studies” which show that the use of the GM crops “pose significant risks for the environment,” the ministry said in a statement.The ministry pointed to a recent study by the European Food Safety Authority EFSA that raised concerns with another form of GM crop, BT11, […]

Rick Santorum-Linked Hospital Chain Saw Suicide Attempts, Abuse, And Loss Of Parents Rights

Despite his advocacy for patients rights and his stake in providing care for severely vulnerable children, Santorum has avoided discussing another personal experience with the health care industry. From 2007 through the first half of 2011, Santorum served on the board of directors of Universal Health Services, Inc. UHS, one of the countrys largest hospital […]

HIV & AIDS Information :: High prevalence of trauma among HIV-positive women in the US

“The implications of these findings are highly significant,” comment the authors. “These results…support and inform longtime calls for studies of trauma-prevention and trauma-recovery interventions to reduce the high incidence and relatively poor outcomes of HIV among women.”Women now account for 27% of all new HIV diagnoses in the US and 77% of these infections are […]

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