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Surgeon performs country's first heart operation on AIDS patient - ecns

Surgeon performs country's first heart operation on AIDS patientecnsAn AIDS patient suffering from a serious heart condition has undergone a successful surgery in Shanghai-the first of its kind in the country-and is about to be released from the hospital next week. According to the Shanghai Public Health Clinical ...and more »

Lawmakers probe HIV impact on black Georgians - Project Q;

Lawmakers probe HIV impact on black Georgians - Project Q

Project QLawmakers probe HIV impact on black GeorgiansProject QState lawmakers joined with LGBT and HIV activists on Thursday to hold a public hearing exploring the impact of the HIV epidemic among black Georgians. “Despite some progress made in our nation's response to HIV/AIDS the disease still ...and more »

China Health Authorities Say Five Patients at Hangzhou Hospital Contracted HIV - Wall Street Journal;

China Health Authorities Say Five Patients at Hangzhou Hospital Contracted HIV - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalChina Health Authorities Say Five Patients at Hangzhou Hospital Contracted HIVWall Street JournalBEIJING—Health authorities said five patients at a Hangzhou hospital had contracted HIV as a result of a medical technician's negligence, news that was quickly scrubbed from Chinese media sites, in an illustration of the topic's sensitivity. The ...and more »

China punishes hospital staff after patients infected with HIV, hepatitis B - THE BUSINESS TIMES;

China punishes hospital staff after patients infected with HIV, hepatitis B - THE BUSINESS TIMES

THE BUSINESS TIMESChina punishes hospital staff after patients infected with HIV, hepatitis BTHE BUSINESS TIMESStaff at two Chinese hospitals have been punished after their failure to follow proper medical procedures caused 14 patients to be infected with HIV and hepatitis B, state media reported on Friday. PHOTO: REUTERS. [SHANGHAI] Staff at two Chinese ...and more »

AIDS patient discharged after surgery breakthrough - Shanghai Daily (subscription);

AIDS patient discharged after surgery breakthrough - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Shanghai Daily (subscription)AIDS patient discharged after surgery breakthroughShanghai Daily (subscription)THE country's first HIV-positive patient to undergo heart surgery was discharged yesterday from the Shanghai hospital where he had been treated. “It was China's first successful heart surgery on an HIV-positive patient,” said Lu Hongzhou, director of ...and more »

Chinese hospital infects five with HIV by reusing equipment - BBC News;

Chinese hospital infects five with HIV by reusing equipment - BBC News

BBC NewsChinese hospital infects five with HIV by reusing equipmentBBC NewsA Chinese hospital has admitted accidentally infecting five people with HIV because a staff member reused medical equipment that should have been discarded. Officials said that a technician reused a tube used to treat an individual with HIV on other ...and more »

At least five infected with HIV at Chinese traditional medicine hospital - Medical Xpress

At least five infected with HIV at Chinese traditional medicine hospitalMedical XpressAt least five patients at a traditional Chinese medicine hospital in China were accidentally infected with HIV, officials said Thursday, as authorities moved to censor online discussion over the incident. A technician at the Zhejiang Provincial ...and more »

At least five infected with HIV after dirty needles used at Chinese hospital - South China Morning Post;

At least five infected with HIV after dirty needles used at Chinese hospital - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostAt least five infected with HIV after dirty needles used at Chinese hospitalSouth China Morning PostA member of the medical staff at a Chinese hospital violated procedure by reusing hypodermic needles on patients, infecting at least five people with HIV as a result, a provincial health authority said in a statement on its website. The announcement by ...and more »

Surgeon performs China's 1st heart operation on AIDS patient - China.org.cn

Surgeon performs China's 1st heart operation on AIDS patientChina.org.cnAn AIDS patient suffering from a serious heart condition has undergone a successful surgery in Shanghai-the first of its kind in the country-and is about to be released from the hospital next week. According to the Shanghai Public Health Clinical ...and more »

14 patients infected with HIV and Hepatitis B - The Star Online

14 patients infected with HIV and Hepatitis BThe Star OnlineSHANGHAI: Staff at two Chinese hospitals have been punished after their failure to follow proper medical procedures caused 14 patients to be infected with HIV and Hepatitis B, state media reported. The two separate incidents are the latest to shake ...and more »

Actor Jay Ellis Is Driven About HIV Awareness and Cure Research - TheBody.com;

Actor Jay Ellis Is Driven About HIV Awareness and Cure Research - TheBody.com

TheBody.comActor Jay Ellis Is Driven About HIV Awareness and Cure ResearchTheBody.comJay Ellis plays the character Lawrence on the HBO series Insecure -- but the actor is secure in his commitment to HIV research, with a starring role on the board of amfAR, the longstanding HIV research and policy group. We talked recently as he drove ...and more »

Anthony Westbury: A look back at 'Silence is Death' - TCPalm;

Anthony Westbury: A look back at 'Silence is Death' - TCPalm

TCPalmAnthony Westbury: A look back at 'Silence is Death'TCPalmI'm going to tell you a story that doesn't have a happy ending yet, but it's moving closer in that direction every year. It's the story of remarkable individuals who galvanized and united an entire community to fight a common enemy: HIV and AIDS. In ...and more »

Lawmakers probe HIV impact on black Georgians - Project Q;

Lawmakers probe HIV impact on black Georgians - Project Q

Project QLawmakers probe HIV impact on black GeorgiansProject QState lawmakers joined with LGBT and HIV activists on Thursday to hold a public hearing exploring the impact of the HIV epidemic among black Georgians. “Despite some progress made in our nation's response to HIV/AIDS the disease still ...and more »

Progress toward HIV cure highlighted - Medical Xpress;

Progress toward HIV cure highlighted - Medical Xpress

Medical XpressProgress toward HIV cure highlightedMedical XpressA comprehensive collection of articles describing the broad scope and current status of this global effort is published in a special issue of AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. Leonardo Calza and coauthors from University of Bologna (Italy), have ...and more »

Highlighting the clinical complications associated with ART in HIV/TB coinfected patients - EurekAlert (press release)

Highlighting the clinical complications associated with ART in HIV/TB coinfected patientsEurekAlert (press release)Today Future Science Group announces the publication of an article in Future Virology highlighting the clinical complications associated with antiretroviral therapy in Chinese HIV/ Tuberculosis (TB) coinfected patients. In HIV infected individuals ...and more »

Calif. considers update to antiquated HIV laws - Washington Blade;

Calif. considers update to antiquated HIV laws - Washington Blade

Washington BladeCalif. considers update to antiquated HIV lawsWashington BladeSAN FRANCISCO — Legislation slated to be introduced this week would update California's laws criminalizing HIV, which were adopted during the height of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, so that a person could not be prosecuted for intentionally ...and more »

Traditional Chinese medicine hospital accidentally infects 5 patients with HIV - Shanghaiist

Traditional Chinese medicine hospital accidentally infects 5 patients with HIVShanghaiistAt least five patients were accidentally infected with HIV at a top-level traditional Chinese medicine hospital in Hangzhou, provincial health authorities confirmed on Thursday. A technician is blamed with reusing a tube which had been previously used ...and more »

Arrests follow HIV infections at Chinese hospital - Anadolu Agency;

Arrests follow HIV infections at Chinese hospital - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyArrests follow HIV infections at Chinese hospitalAnadolu AgencyThe director and deputy director of a hospital where patients became infected with the HIV virus have been suspended, state news agency Xinhua has reported. According to local media reports, the virus was spread from a patient who was already HIV ...and more »

China: Five patients infected with HIV after hospital staff member reuses medical equipment - Scroll.in

China: Five patients infected with HIV after hospital staff member reuses medical equipmentScroll.inIn another incident, nine people at a hospital in Shandong province were infected with hepatitis B virus as procedures were not followed. by Scroll Staff. Published 12 hours ago. China: Five patients infected with HIV after hospital staff member reuses ...and more »

HIV Infection: Chinese Hospital Accidentally Infects Patients - iTech Post;

HIV Infection: Chinese Hospital Accidentally Infects Patients - iTech Post

iTech PostHIV Infection: Chinese Hospital Accidentally Infects PatientsiTech PostSHANGHAI, CHINA - DECEMBER 6: (CHINA OUT) A worker performs a CD4 HIV test at a lab of Shanghai Xuhui District Central Hospital on December 6, 2006 in Shanghai, China. Shanghai's medical researchers have made breakthrough progress in the ...and more »