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UN: Global AIDS-related deaths fallen a third in decade

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July 16, 2014
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Global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by over a third in a decade, the United Nations says as it voices hope of wiping out the killer disease. Duration: 01:00 Video provided by AFP


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Global AIDS-Related Deaths Fallen a Third in Decade

Global AIDS-Related Deaths Fallen a Third in Decade

AFP (July 16, 2014) — Global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by over a third in a decade, the United Nations says as it voices hope of wiping out the killer disease. Duration 01:00 Video provided by AFP
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World AIDS Day, From Africa to Australia

World AIDS Day, From Africa to Australia

Reuters (Dec. 1, 2013) — Nigeria, India and Australia join World AIDS day events, campaigning for zero new infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and zero discrimination. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
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Finding a Cure Faster: Gay Rights, PhRMA, and a Plague

Finding a Cure Faster: Gay Rights, PhRMA, and a Plague

FORA.tv (May 9, 2013) — Dr Joep Lange has been involved in HIV research and treatment since 1983. He has been the architect and principal investigator of several pivotal trials on antiretroviral therapy and on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in both the developed and developing world. In addition to various positions at the AMC, he was Chief of Clinical Research and Drug Development at the Global program on AIDS of the World Health Organization in Geneva from 1992 to 1995. From 2002-2004 he was President of the International AIDS Society.
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Federal Government Needs More Marijuana for Research Studies

Federal Government Needs More Marijuana for Research Studies

TheStreet (May 9, 2014) — The National Institute for Drug Abuse, or NIDA, has asked the Drug Enforcement Agency for more marijuana. NIDA has requested an increase from 21,000 grams to 650,000 grams, or roughly 1,433 pounds of pot. As of January, NIDA has funded 28 active grants related to therapeutic uses of marijuana in six different disease categories covering AIDS, pain, schizophrenia, seizures and hard drug withdrawal. But NIDA frequently contradicts on the subject of marijuana: a NIDA-funded study at Yale looking at cannabis as a treatment for schizophrenia warned that marijuana could worsen the condition. NIDA gets its pot from The University of Mississippi, the only legal marijuana farm that grows pot for the government. The request is now open to the public for comment. Video provided by TheStreet
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