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lunes, 15 de julio de 2013

Deaths due to late HIV diagnosis still a problem | CATIE - Canada's ...

Deaths due to late HIV diagnosis still a problem | CATIE - Canada's ...
However, this rosy forecast is dependent on HIV testing at a very early stage of HIV disease. About 25% of Canadians who have HIV are not aware of their ...

Why escape HIV only to die of hunger?

Why escape HIV only to die of hunger?
An increasing number of children born to HIV-positive mothers in Uganda today are HIV-free. This is possible because of an intervention known as virtual elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (e-MTCT). In this intervention, HIV-positive ...

10.5% of HIV-infected people in Vietnam did not clarify source of infection ...

10.5% of HIV-infected people in Vietnam did not clarify source of infection ...
HANOI, July 12 (Xinhua) -- As many as 10.5 percent of Vietnamese people with HIV virus did not clarify the source of their infection, according to the Vietnam Administrations of HIV/ AIDS Control under the Ministry of Health on Friday. Vietnam ...

We're Closer Than You Think to Beating HIV - Gizmodo

We're Closer Than You Think to Beating HIV - Gizmodo
At least 35 million people around the planet live with HIV, and it kills over 1.7 million people each year, so the fact that it's currently untreatable is one of the biggest medical problems of our time. But in recent years scientific advances seem to ...

God's news for homosexuals

God's news for homosexuals
On June 27 the cover of USA TODAY featured a startling photo of two middle-aged men kissing. This picture was showcased because of the Supreme Court's recent decision backing the recognition of gay marriage. Many in the gay community would call this ...

In Oklahoma, severe weather and tragedy points to need for greater Latino ...

In Oklahoma, severe weather and tragedy points to need for greater Latino ...
The tornado ultimately took the lives of a total of 23 people — nine of those deaths came from the city's growing Guatemalan community. Five of those were children, including a 17-day-old infant. After the storm, Hispanic community leaders and city ...

Trayvon Martin: Latinos Demand Justice In East Los Angeles

Trayvon Martin: Latinos Demand Justice In East Los Angeles
... Mississippi in 1955 at 14 for talking to a white woman. They compared Martin to Oscar Grant, the young African-American shot to death by metro police in Oakland in 2009. East Los Angeles has a population of 126,000, over 96 percent of whom are Latino.

UC Riverside study finds that married men are less likely to die of HIV/AIDS

UC Riverside study finds that married men are less likely to die of HIV/AIDS
African-American men were 2.7 times as likely to die of HIV/AIDS as white men, and Hispanic men were more than twice as likely to die of the disease as white men. "It turns out that the big story for women is race, particularly for African-Americans ...

Gift of life

Gift of life
With the Hispanic population projected to be the largest growing group in the U.S., experts foresee an increasing demand for donor organs among Hispanics, as well as a rise in diseases, such as diabetes and end-stage renal disease, which can lead to a ...

Oklahoma City home to hidden population of undocumented people

Oklahoma City home to hidden population of undocumented people
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Oklahoma City's Hispanic population grew about 100 percent between 2000 and 2010, to just more than 100,038, or about 17.2 percent of the city's population. The census defines Hispanic or Latino as a person of ...

David Simon: “I can't look an African-American parent in the eye”

David Simon: “I can't look an African-American parent in the eye”
Behold, the lewd, pornographic embrace of two great American pathologies: Race and guns, both of which have conspired not only to take the life of a teenager, but to make that killing entirely permissible. I can't look an African-American parent in the ...

Killing an African-American Teenager: Zimmerman – Not Guilty of Cold-Blooded ...

 
Killing an African-American Teenager: Zimmerman – Not Guilty of Cold-Blooded ...
When killing black males in America is OK when whites do it. When a culture of violence prevails. When institutionalized racism is longstanding. When conventional wisdom says black males aren't victims. They're prone to violence. When equity and ...

Midstate African-American community expresses disappointment, frustration ...

Midstate African-American community expresses disappointment, frustration ...
Earl Harris of Harrisburg's St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church said he believed the jury made the right decision based on the case. But, Harris said, “as a citizen of the United States, and as an African American, I'm concerned.” “They (police) can ...

Life is Cheap When You're an African American

Life is Cheap When You're an African American
"Barack Obama would certainly not be a U.S. President if he was just a regular coloured person in America. He's only one now because of his lineage and connections. You see life is cheap for African Americans, if they ain't killing themselves, they're ...

Black Pastors to Members: Be Aware and Beware Zimmerman Verdict

Black Pastors to Members: Be Aware and Beware Zimmerman Verdict
“This is a wake-up call not just for America, but for African Americans,” he said. “This is a call to finally put an end to the senseless violence and be active in their community to make sure a tragedy like this never happens again.” Whipple, like ...

MSNBC's Harris-Perry: Zimmerman verdict says it's 'OK to kill' unarmed African ...

 
MSNBC's Harris-Perry: Zimmerman verdict says it's 'OK to kill' unarmed African ...
Immediately following the announcement of the “not guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin, MSNBC host Melissa-Harris Perry condemned the jury's decision. According to Harris-Perry, the verdict sends a signal — a ...

Brazil's iron ore exports to Arab countries down 9.79% in H1

Brazil's iron ore exports to Arab countries down 9.79% in H1
This news article is one of hundreds published daily by Business News Americas about the commodities, markets, movements, companies, projects, economics and politics integral to the development of Latin America. Including news and insight from South ...

Russian journalists have to obtain work permit for Latin America

Russian journalists have to obtain work permit for Latin America
The ministry stated that visa-free travel agreements exist with Latin American countries, such as Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Guatemala, Columbia, Cuba, Nicaragua, Peru, Uruguay, and Ecuador. Specifically, Russians may enter, leave or transit through ...

The Next Big Free-Trade Breakthrough

The Next Big Free-Trade Breakthrough
Fourteen more countries, including seven in Latin America as well as the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Japan, have signed up as "observers," a designation that signals interest. Word has it that Canada might already have jumped in if not for ...

Govt to set up warehouse for handicraft exporters in Latin America

Govt to set up warehouse for handicraft exporters in Latin America
"Now Latin American countries have got large potential to purchase. There is a demand also for Indian handicrafts, but unfortunately if they have to place an order it takes six months for our people to get it made by our artisans and then process ...

Adopting a comparative glance: Are elections tantamount to democracy?

Adopting a comparative glance: Are elections tantamount to democracy?
This kind of a framework will help us better understand the state of democracy in different parts of the world, including in post-Soviet countries, countries in Latin America, and Turkey. Secondly, I have always encountered problems in situating Turkey ...

Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds

Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds
According to NBC Latino, Latino Decisions released the analysis which showed that three-quarters of Latino citizens eligible to vote do not side with either party. Latino Decisions used data from the 2006 National Latino Survey, and researchers found ...

Latinos heavily affected by childhood obesity

Latinos heavily affected by childhood obesity
One in four Latino third-graders are considered obese, according to state figures. However, the problem may not start at the fridge, but rather with what young Latinos are exposed to on television, the radio and online. Targeted marketing could be to ...

Black, Gay, American: Janora McDuffie

Black, Gay, American: Janora McDuffie
I've often wondered where the Ellens are in the black community. Do we even exist, or are we just having a party in this big Hollywood closet, occasionally peeking through with no true intention of fully stepping out? God bless the courage of Wanda ...

Violence, riots don't materialize after Zimmerman verdict, but some in media ...

Violence, riots don't materialize after Zimmerman verdict, but some in media ...
Analysts, law enforcement officials and, most of all, the media warned of potential riots and violence in the streets following Saturday night's acquittal of George Zimmerman. Instead, in the hours after the Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer was ...