Latest Stories from Disorders & Diseases Promoted Stories,2015-04-13:/category/health/disorders-diseases2015-04-13T04:58:59-07:00<![CDATA[Bode Technology Supports Identification of Missing Persons in Cyprus Using DNA]]>,2015-04-09:3728272015-04-09T05:45:08-07:00logo

<![CDATA[AHF Rejects Claims by Former Employees]]>,2015-04-08:3721952015-04-08T13:22:08-07:00logo

Federal Government, State of Florida each refused to intervene in case ]]>
<![CDATA[AHF: New South Florida HIV Cases Skyrocket]]>,2015-04-07:3622362015-04-07T14:58:07-07:00logo

Broward County HIV cases up 16% in 2015, Miami-Dade up 20%, as Palm Beach County jumps 53%. First Quarter comparisons of new Florida HIV cases (January - March 2014 to 2015) show dramatic increase in HIV cases in South Florida, in a state that consistently ranks second in the number of new HIV cases nationwide. Of the 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S., 60% are not in regular care. ]]>
<![CDATA[Testicular Cancer: Know the Signs and Symptoms]]>,2015-04-06:3688792015-04-06T07:08:15-07:00logo

Approximately One of Every 263 Males Will Develop Testicular Cancer during His Lifetime ]]>
<![CDATA[AHF: Texas Slashes $3M in HIV Prevention Funds]]>,2015-04-03:3708472015-04-03T12:39:08-07:00logo

The Texas House passed a budget amendment earlier this week to divert nearly $3 million in federal HIV/STD prevention funding to abstinence-only sex education programs, effectively gutting HIV and STD prevention programs in the state, which currently has the third highest HIV rate in the nation. The amendment will next go to the Texas Senate in two weeks, when opponents will challenge the measure. ]]>
<![CDATA[IHV Awarded $50 Million to Combat HIV Crisis in Zambia]]>,2015-04-02:3649862015-04-02T05:00:48-07:00logo

Grant comes as IHV reaches 1 million in HIV patient care overseas ]]>
<![CDATA[Institute of Human Virology Surpasses 1 Million HIV Patients in Overseas Care and Treatment]]>,2015-04-02:3544002015-04-02T03:00:16-07:00logo

Baltimore-based Institute Serves as Global Health Model for AIDS Education, Training and Treatment Programs ]]>
<![CDATA[Collaborative Applauds HHS Move to Expand Efforts to Confront Opioid Abuse Epidemic]]>,2015-03-30:3680172015-03-30T06:37:03-07:00logo

The Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies applauds HHS efforts to fight abuse and overdose of opioid painkillers.]]>
<![CDATA[AHF: FL Insurance Commissioner McCarty Announces Improved Nationwide Access to HIV Medications]]>,2015-03-26:3640342015-03-26T15:50:08-07:00logo

AHF: FL Insurance Commissioner McCarty Announces Improved Nationwide Access to HIV Medications]]>
<![CDATA[ABL Awarded National Cancer Institute Contract to Continue Groundbreaking Retroviral Research]]>,2015-03-24:3735402015-03-24T05:58:08-07:00logo

ABL awarded an NCI contract to support retroviral research including HIV.]]>
<![CDATA[City of Hope Launches Stem Cell Therapy Clinic to Fight Incurable Disease in New Ways]]>,2015-03-23:3661762015-03-23T08:30:25-07:00logo

The clinic, funded by an $8 million California Institute for Regenerative Medicine grant, combines groundbreaking research with top quality care ]]>
<![CDATA[Salt-N-Pepa Headline Florida AIDS Walk]]>,2015-03-20:3655062015-03-20T08:11:17-07:00logo

AHF’s 10th Annual Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival on March 22nd will benefit South Florida HIV/AIDS organizations ]]>
<![CDATA[AHF: Condom Advocates to Protest Cal/OSHA’s Five-Year Delay on Adult Film Regulations — Mar. 19]]>,2015-03-18:3661382015-03-18T19:00:08-07:00logo

Sacramento PROTEST March 19th followed by PUBLIC TESTIMONY at Cal/OSHA Standards Board Hearing Advocates to decry years-long delay in amending California’s Bloodborne Pathogens Statutes re: condom use by adult film workers; 50 advocates to host 8 a.m. Sacramento protest at the California Labor & Workforce Development Agency followed by public testimony at the Cal/OSHA Standards Board Meeting. ]]>
<![CDATA[SurModics IVD Part of Breakthrough Smartphone-Driven HIV Test]]>,2015-03-18:3661912015-03-18T05:00:20-07:00logo

SurModics contributed a key component, its StabilCoat® immunoassay stabilizer, for a diagnostic device that attaches to a smartphone and detects HIV quickly, accurately and inexpensively.]]>
<![CDATA[World Leaders in Vaccine Development Convene in Wilmington, Delaware for 10th Annual New Technologies, New Vaccines Conference]]>,2015-03-17:3576232015-03-17T03:00:41-07:00logo

Featured presenters include the creator of numerous childhood vaccines and FluMist®, the developer of rubella vaccine and the Director of Intramural Research for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ]]>