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CBC Radio is doing a series on the “Gay and Grey” about the challenges of GBLT Seniors.  Here’s a link to one of the shows in the series:
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/gay-grey-lgbt-seniors-still-face-stigma-015736450.html

Interesting article in The Positive Side from CATIE on screening tests you might want to have if you’re 50 or older
http://www.catie.ca/en/positiveside/winter-2014/50-sense

St. Catharines Standard – November 27, 2013
AIDS Week seeks to slam the stigma

CATIE – Fact Sheet
The epidemiology of HIV in Canada

AFP – Survey
Eighty percent of HIV-positive Kenyans unaware of status

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network – Publication
Judging the epidemic: A judicial handbook on HIV, human rights and the law

20th International AIDS Conference
Stepping Up the Pace

OHTN – Rapid Review
Complementary, Alternative and Traditional Medicine in HIV Care.

Stem cell transplants appear to cure cancer and HIV.
Stem cell transplants 2 HIV-positive men result in no traces of the virus even after stopping treatment.

Spared Death, Aging People With H.I.V. Struggle to Live.
H.I.V. is becoming a disease of the middle-aged.

Interim Chief Coroner’s Alert to Ontario Physicians and Pharmacists

May 7, 2013 Dr. Dan Cass is alerting Ontario physicians, particularly family physicians, emergency physicians, psychiatrists, as well as pharmacists, of the potential lethal consequences of the recreational use of bupropion through atypical routes.

The Ontario Non Profit Housing Association Housing Opens Doors Campaign: a multi-year campaign to make affordable housing a priority for Ontario, learn more and “ring the bell” in support here.

A new frontier for HIV/AIDS research and treatment.
‘This will likely inspire the field, make people more optimistic that this is possible.’—Dr. Steven Deeks of the University of California on an aggressive drug treatment given at birth to an HIV+ infant that appears to have resulted in the world’s 2nd person cured from the virus.
Read more about the ground breaking case here.

Canadian-developed HIV vaccine approved for human studies.

Relay Magazine: Get the facts about HIV & you.
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