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911, 2018

Global Effort to Fight Illegal Drugs Deemed a Failure

A new report expresses disappointment with efforts at curbing drug production and addiction. Ten years ago, the United Nations set an international target date by which to “eliminate or reduce [...]

911, 2018

ART Initiated Pre-Pregnancy Lowers Hospitalization due to Infection in HIV-Exposed Infants

The lifelong administration of ART to all HIV-infected women, could have a positive impact on the health of infants exposed to HIV but who are seronegative for the virus. Beginning [...]

911, 2018

Is cancer the new face of HIV/AIDS?

There are certain cancers that are associated with AIDS, for example, Kaposi’s sarcoma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer of the lymph glands) and cervical cancer. In the run-up to World AIDS Day [...]

911, 2018

Anti-HIV Antibodies Show Promise in Maintaining Viral Suppression

Imagine a world in which HIV viral suppression can be maintained without the lifelong use of antiretroviral therapy. Well, what once seemed an impossibility may. in the not-so-distant future become [...]

911, 2018

Pastor demands couple undergo three HIV tests on wedding day, and still cancelled it

The vehicle carrying the couple in Bahati area, Nakuru County. PHOTO| EVANS ASIBA In Summary Apostle Jesse Karanja of the Mizpah House of Prayer Church was scheduled to officiate Joyce Waithera and [...]

711, 2018

‘Empire’ Aims to Educate, Not Shock, with an H.I.V.-Positive Love Story

Toby Onwumere, left, and Jussie Smollett in “Empire.”CreditCreditChuck Hodes/Fox In Season 2 of “Empire,” Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), the vindictive, ruthless music mogul, delivered a blistering statement to his gay [...]

711, 2018

Access fund opens to help people buy HIV-preventative drug PrEP

Terrence Higgins Trust has opened the Mags Portman PrEP Access Fund to help 1,000 people buy PrEP who could otherwise not afford it. Terrence Higgins Trust, Britain’s leading HIV and sexual health [...]

711, 2018

First HIV-positive to HIV-negative liver transplant raises intriguing questions for cure research

An HIV-negative child received a liver transplant from its HIV-positive mother and now appears to have no evidence of HIV infection apart from a very weak antibody response, despite extensive [...]

711, 2018

“Genius” Gregg Gonsalves: “We were f*gs, whores & junkies who made the system listen”

  Original ACT UP member who changed the world for the better: Mark Harrington (also a MacArthur Genius), Peter Staley, Gregg Gonsalves & Ann Northrup Gregg Gonsalves took the proverbial road [...]

611, 2018

Terrence Higgins Trust aim to end HIV stigma

A new series of videos from the sexual health organisation have launched in a bid to end HIV stigma on black African communities RECENT RESEARCH shows that HIV stigma continues [...]