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Gender-Based Violence is a Leading Cause of HIV in Women

Disagree if you will, but once you see what risk factors lead a woman or girl to HIV, it's hard to argue against my thesis: gender-based violence is the number one precursor to a woman being infected with HIV. read more

Researchers Study How Cells Leftover From Baby Can Improve Mom’s Health

There is no arguing that when a woman is pregnant, her body changes in significant ways. Hair gets shinier, nails become stronger, her skin seems to glow, all as a result of this little life that grows inside. But new research has found...Show More Summary

#TBT: Hey, Remember When AIDS Was A Mysterious "Gay" Cancer?

This news clip from 1982 shows just how far we’ve come. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

JAMA Viewpoint: Price Displays for Physicians - Which Price Is Right?

In response to research indicating that healthcare costs go down when physicians are shown the cost of tests at the time of ordering, a pair of medical ethicists at Johns Hopkins have outlined the ethical issues that need consideration when designing and displaying prices for physicians.

Siblings of Children with Autism Can Present with Symptoms at 18 Months

Only about 20% of all siblings of children with autism will develop the condition by age three, but a new study from the Yale School of Medicine has found that more than half that do present with symptoms as early as 18 months of age. Show More Summary

University at Buffalo Receives Grants to Continue HIV Research

The University at Buffalo has received grants from the National Institutes of Health to continue HIV and AIDS drug development and research. Contributor: Jorge Rodriguez... read more

13 Wackiest Things Pregnant Women Have Told Their OB/GYNs

Post by Judy Dutton. Most OB/GYNs have seen -- and heard -- it all. They not only know plenty about pregnancy, but serve as a sounding board for all their pregnant patients' questions and concerns. And it turns out moms-to-be have aShow More Summary

Woman with Two Cervixes and Two Wombs Falls Pregnant Naturally Just Before Start of IVF

Jane Woodhead was devastated to learn that, in order to be a mom, she would likely have to resort to IVF. The reason? She has a condition known as uterus didelphys; she has two uteruses and two wombs. The post Woman with Two Cervixes and Two Wombs Falls Pregnant Naturally Just Before Start of IVF appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

America’s Scientific Bipolarism – “Woe Is Me.” vs. “Yes We Can!”

SOURCE: HHMI NEWS Videos Mike Magee As ISIS and Ebola “take over the world” (or at least the hearts, minds, and fears of the planets human inhabitants), it is easy to be drawn into a downward mental spiral. Good God, we have a doctor...Show More Summary

WATCH: HRC Supports #PreP Support, AHF Doesn't, and #Pants2HIV Takes on U.K.

HRC Endorses PrEP and GMFA encourages nakedness on Twitter using #Pants2HIV hashtag. read more

Children Living with HIV May Have Improved Treatment Options Thanks to New Licensing Agreement

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) applauds the new licensing agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. to improve access to tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (TAF), a promising new HIV medication. Show More Summary

The Duchess of Cambridge Steps Out For The First(and Second) Time Since Pregnancy Announcement!

There she is! For the first time since her second pregnancy was announced the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine(Kate) Middleton, made an appearance in London. While dressed in a grey Alexander McQueen dress and a Jane Taylor hat Kate,Show More Summary

Human Rights Campaign endorses PrEP

The country's largest LGBT rights organization calls for expansion of access to the drug. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Myth or Truth: Can We Give Up Condoms?

Today's myth or truth: Does PrEP mean we can dispense with condoms? Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Will the Seattle Case Represent a Sea Change in HIV Criminalization Laws?

In a majority of U.S. states, sex while HIV-positive can result in felony charges, regardless of condom use, type of sex, or viral load. read more

Ebola Vaccine Trials Planned for December

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Participants in Liberia and Sierra Leone would receive experimental vaccines that could lead to mass inoculations by spring, health officials said Friday.

Have You Cried Lately? Here's Why You Should

Here's why you should: Crying relieves stress, tension, and pent up emotions that may be preventing you from having a balanced perspective. read more

Wizard Not

It's our last day in Edmonton and we've had a great time thus far. I've given two full day lectures to two big rooms of people who listened, laughed and took notes. I enjoyed myself. It's nice when those things go well.We've had a pretty good experience with accessibility too, even though we've had little time to get out and explore. Show More Summary

Nina Pham, Dallas Nurse Who Had Ebola, to Be Released From Hospital

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Ms. Pham, the first person to contract the disease in the United States, had helped treat a Liberian man who died in Dallas.

Can the Catholic Church Help End HIV?

On National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, it's time to look at how we can really change HIV rates, and the stigma that boosts them, at home first with the help of the Pope and PreP. read more

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