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Thousands on HIV drugs desperate amid budget woes

(AP) -- Cash-strapped states are cutting back on a program that provides free medicine to people with HIV, leaving thousands of patients to wonder where their drugs will come from and stirring fears of a return to the days ...

dateDec 16, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Report: Transplant may have cured man of AIDS

A very unusual blood transplant appears to have cured an American man living in Berlin of infection with the AIDS virus, but doctors say the approach is not practical for wide use. The man, who is in his 40s, had a blood ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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The hidden impact of aids on South African children

December 1st is World AIDS day. There are 33.4 million people worldwide living with HIV, 67per cent in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. In South Africa alone, 5.6 million people are HIV-positive, with only 22 per cent having ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Health
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