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AIDS/HIV - Prevention And Transmission

While prevention efforts have managed to reduce the number of new HIV infections, each year, an estimated 56,300 Americans are newly infected with HIV. Efforts are underway by many agencies, primarily the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to fund prevention programs to educate people at highest risk, as well as the general public, about HIV/AIDS and preventing or reducing their risk. HIV is spread by sexual contact with an infected person, by sharing needles and/or syringes (primarily for drug injection) with someone who is infected, or, less commonly (and now very rarely in countries where blood is screened for HIV antibodies), through transfusions of infected blood or blood clotting factors. Babies born to HIV-infected women may become infected before or during birth or through breast-feeding after birth.

 

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Bananas may Help Prevent HIV Spread: Study

Scientists have identified a chemical present in bananas which can be used as a powerful weapon against HIV spread. ...Read More

Posted on : Wednesday, March 17, 2010 11:19 PM
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A sad truth is the medical industry will never cure a disease they make millions/billions of dollars of profit by treating the symptoms.Words like "cheaper" usually don't translate into "cheaper for the consumer" but rather "cheaper to produce in massive quantities by the company to sell at greater profit."I do hope however this trend is proven wrong in this case.
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