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Greeks injecting HIV for benefits?

It is claimed that a number of Greeks are injecting themselves with HIV in order to avail of benefits to help with the country’s economic problems. There are two issues with this: Although drugs undoubtedly provide an escape from problems, one must be confident of being able to have enough money to procure them. Furthermore, […]

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Vitamin D status determines health markers and mortality in HIV+s

  The aim of the current study was to further assess the short-and long-term prognostic value of vitamin D deficiency for AIDS-defining and non-AIDS-defining events and death and to study the association of vitamin D deficiency with inflammatory markers. …Although the odds of death were not associated with the baseline vitamin D level, they “decreased significantly […]

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New Hollywood movie with HIV+ protagonist

Just released in the USA is the film Dallas Buyers Club, a semi-fictitious account of Ron Woodruff, a HIV+ man who smuggles in unapproved non-toxic medication from Mexico for self-use and distribution amongst fellow afflicted individuals in his ‘club’. While reviews suggest it makes for an excellent drama, there is surely more unintentional fiction than […]

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How To Survive A Fraud!

The Evening Standard features an article by David Furnish (Elton John’s husband) on a new film from within the AIDS orthodoxy called How To Survive A Plague. The comments section features some counterpoints from dissidents. Join in.

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2 new articles

The HIV/AIDS Question by Dr. Muhammad Dalmau (PDF) The Tragedy of the Premature Consensus on HIV/AIDS* and the Impact to the South African Economy by Nokuthula Elaine Nxumalo (PDF)   Thanks to Emanuel P for sharing.    

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Risk of HIV from spit?

This is a story that would make even the AIDS orthodoxy blush, as it recalls a period in the 80s when alleged modes of transmission were misunderstood. A HIV carrier who spat in the faces of two police officers has been jailed. One officer attacked by Rhonda Davis had to wait for the results of a […]

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Throwing in the towel?

“As we celebrate the extraordinary progress, we should also be conscious that we will not stop HIV and AIDS by just having more sophisticated drugs and only focussing on the generalised epidemic and not focussing enough on the complexities of the concentrated epidemics.” The worrisome groups are fairly clearly defined: Injecting drug users, who can […]

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Questions The Penrose Enquiry won’t answer

The Penrose Enquiry is Scotland’s investigation into blood infection as a result of transfusions from a specific period. It can be safe to assume that TPE will not address the following questions brought up from within this article: [A] haemophiliac using only the name “Mark”, told the inquiry how he had been infected with HIV and […]

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Cure ennui?

Is a functional cure for HIV feasible within the foreseeable future or is it a hopeless quest robbing resources from more practical approaches to improve the lives of people living with HIV? This question was the crux of a mock trial held yesterday on the opening day of the 14th European AIDS Conference in Brussels. […]

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