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					    HIV/AIDS
                     NEWS
SEPTEMBER 27, 2007




HIV/AIDS News is published by the British Columbia Persons With AIDS Society. This publication is a compilation
of various articles collected from various news sources. Opinions and information expressed are those of the
individual authors and not necessarily those of the Society.
LIST OF NEW ARTICLES                                              WHAT’S NEW @ BCP

     BC & Canadian News                                                  AIDS Walk for Li
                                                                            Shining Succ
 1. Spitting Suspects Face Blood                                             The sun was shinin
    Tests                                                                  September 23rd in Sta
 2. Anonymous HIV Tests Overdue                                          Park for the AIDS Wal
                                                                          Life. For the 22nd year
                                                                           row the event was a
    International News                                                           success, raising
                                                                                            $350
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                                                                        Photo by Cameron McGill
 3. Groups Call For National AIDS
    Strategy
 4. Zimbabweans Turn to Cheaper
    Herbal Remedies as AIDS Drug                                Got Something to S
    Costs Soar                                       BLOG IT at the HIV Treatment B
 5. Another Accidental Infection        With a new topic posted each Wednesday, the HIV Treat
 6. Nigeria Triples Number On Free      Blog is a forum for you to discuss HIV/AIDS health care
    HIV Drugs-Agency                                                                         is
                                            This Week’s Topic: Side Effects of HIV Medicati
                                                                                [ Comment No


    Studies and Treatment News                       Syphilis Infections on the Incre
                                                Syphilis, a disease that was once nearly eradicat
 7. CD4 Cell Loss Not Enough To                  North America, is on the rise again, and an alarm
     Cause AIDS In Some Monkeys                portion of new infections are among gay, HIV pos
 8. Pregnancy Protective Against HIV
     Disease Progression                                                       [ More Informat
 9. HIV Prevention Drug Could Save
     Millions
 10. Medical Mystery's Unraveling
     Will Aid Research
                                        Your                            Questions Answe
                                                                  A panel of three doctors discu
 11. Merck's Experimental AIDS Drug
                                                               new developments in HIV/AIDS
     Fails
                                                                  answers your questions. Thurs
 12. NeurogesX Completes Enrollment
                                                               October 4th, 6pm @ the Best We
     In Confirmatory Phase 3 Clinical
                                                                   Chateau Granville (Granville
     Trial For Painful HIV Distal
                                                                                         Helmc
     Sensory Polyneuropathy
                                                                  Contact treatment@bcpwa.or
 13. ICAAC: 47th Interscience
                                                                                   more inform
     Conference on Antimicrobial
     Agents and Chemotherapy in
     Chicago.


Links of Interest
  1. Coming Down the Pike:
     Expanding HIV Treatment
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Persons With AIDS Society         1.800.9
1107 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor,    f 604.8
Vancouver, BC V6B 5S8             www.bc
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