Posts Tagged ‘hiv news’

UNAIDS Head Appeals Not to Cut HIV Funding to China

The head of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/ AIDS (UNAIDS) has cautioned that cutting funds to curb China’s fight against the disease would be a “big mistake.” This comes after critics say the world’s second-largest economy should no longer receive such aid simply because they think China is prosperous enough to fund its […]

Most Detailed 3D Model of HIV Revealed

A team of engineers, led by Ivan Konstantinov, has created the most detailed three-dimensional model of HIV to date. The model, which was presented through video, won first place in the 2010 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. The 3D rendition created by Visual Science contains 17 different viral and cellular proteins, while the membrane […]

Older HIV Patients Have More Health Problems

With better treatments that enable patients with HIV live longer comes with the consequence of taking a larger bite out of the health care system, a new report states. Apart from the virus, people suffering from HIV are also afflicted with a variety of other symptoms that also require health care. In a survey of […]

Adult Film Actor Tested Positive for HIV

An HIV/ AIDS organization is petitioning to all adult entertainment companies in Southern California to suspend production after an adult film actor was tested positive for HIV last week. Michael Weinstein, president of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, appeals that all filming should stop. “We’re quite concerned because while a number of companies have expressed they are […]