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2405, 2019

How Netflix’s “Tales of the City” Addresses the Reality of HIV Today

Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis in the new “Tales of the City.” Click to watch the trailer.Courtesy of Netfilx Author Armistead Maupin also shares insights about married life, bathhouses and [...]

2405, 2019

The lipstick that has raised $500m for charity

Mac’s Viva Glam campaign has donated almost €4m to Irish organisations since 2007 Viva Glam: Cyndi Lauper and Lady Gaga promoted Mac’s campaign in 2010 Mac is the brand that [...]

2405, 2019

Everyday — June 2019. Here are some important dates in AIDS history.

AIDS is an everyday experience. These dates represent milestones in the AIDS epidemic. Some dates are known globally; others commemorate individual experiences. AIDS Is Everyday is an ongoing art project produced in [...]

2405, 2019

US study suggests that ageing people with HIV may have an increased risk of arthritis

HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy are associated with increased risk of cartilage damage in the knee associated with osteoarthritis, according to the results of a small US study published in [...]

2405, 2019

The throat is a major source of gonorrhoea infections in MSM

  The throat is a major source of gonorrhoea transmission among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to Australian research published in Sexually Transmitted Infections. The study involved [...]

2405, 2019

YOU COULD GET FINED $100 IF YOU SIT OR SLEEP ON THE SIDEWALKS OF THIS BC CITY

One BC city is looking to penalize those who sit or sleep on the sidewalks inside their municipality. Earlier this week, city council in Penticton voted 5-2 to amend the [...]

2305, 2019

HIV/Aids awareness campaign for elderly

Elderly people were taught about HIV/Aids The elderly in Mamelodi attended an HIV/Aids awareness campaign. Photo Supplied. Elderly people in Mamelodi attended a candlelight HIV/Aids awareness event this week. The [...]

2305, 2019

Stigma to blame for high HIV/Aids deaths

     Dr Nelson Musooba, the director general of Uganda Aids Commission. FILE PHOTO In Summary The Minister Without Portfolio, Hajj Abdul Nadduli, rallied especially young people to choose a lifestyle [...]

2305, 2019

Rapid rehousing support for homeless people living with HIV improves housing and HIV outcomes

Homeless people with HIV who are provided with rapid rehousing and intensive, tailored case management are placed in stable housing more quickly and are twice as likely to be virally [...]

2305, 2019

The Curious Cons of the Man Who Wouldn’t Die

When Mark Olmsted contracted HIV, in the early 1980s, he figured the disease was a death sentence. And so he hatched a scheme to live out his last years in [...]