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

An 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 ...

Lawmakers probe HIV impact on black Georgians - Project Q

State 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 ...

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

BEIJING—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 ...

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

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 on Friday. PHOTO: REUTERS. [SHANGHAI] Staff at two Chinese ...

AIDS patient discharged after surgery breakthrough - Shanghai 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

At 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

An 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 ...

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

SHANGHAI: 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 ...

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

Jay 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 ...

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

I'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 ...

Lawmakers probe HIV impact on black Georgians - Project Q

State 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 ...

Progress toward HIV cure highlighted - Medical Xpress

A 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 ...

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

Calif. considers update to antiquated HIV laws - Washington Blade

SAN 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 ...

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

At 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 ...

Arrests follow HIV infections at Chinese hospital - Anadolu Agency

The 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 ...

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

In 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 ...

HIV Infection: Chinese Hospital Accidentally Infects Patients - iTech Post

SHANGHAI, 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 ...