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Aug 17, 2014 — The latest claim was made in Egypt: Electromagnetism can detect the virus and "the Complete Cure Device" can wipe it out. It's not the first false promise — and probably not the last.
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Jul 19, 2014 — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is supporting the drug Truvada as part of the state's ambitious plan to fight AIDS. But some advocates worry it will encourage risky behavior or won't reach the most vulnerable.
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Jul 18, 2014 — He was a passenger on the downed Malaysia Airlines flight. Those who knew researcher and activist Joep Lange say he was a giant in the battle against AIDS — and truly "a scientist with a heart."
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Jul 18, 2014 — A number of AIDS researchers, activists and officials were on Flight MH17, headed to the International AIDS Conference when the plane was shot out of the sky. Here's how Twitter spread the news.
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Jul 11, 2014 — The World Health Organization strongly recommends that men who have sex with men consider a daily pill that would prevent HIV infection. That seems like a drastic measure — but is it?
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Nov 29, 2012 — HIV has been declining in many parts of the world over the past decade. Today the U.S. unveiled an ambitious plan to stop most new HIV infections around the world. But some health leaders question whether their goals are realistic, especially with impending budget cuts.
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Jul 16, 2012 — Young Americans who came of age in a world with AIDS say worrying about HIV in 2012 isn't much different from worrying about other sexually transmitted diseases. But others say there isn't much discussion about the risks of the disease in their community.
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Jul 16, 2012 — AIDS has been around for long enough that some people have lived for decades with the HIV virus. But as they age, survivors face new challenges as complicated medication regimens have their own impact on health.
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Sep 14, 2011 — Dogs, pigs, monkeys, mice and fish are among animals who have glowed for research purposes. The Mayo Clinic is working to transfer an AIDS-fighting protein from Monkeys to cats. It has added a jellyfish gene (for the glow) to help track what happens.
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Aug 5, 2008 — New AIDS numbers show more HIV infections than previously thought, and high numbers in the South and among blacks.
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