HIV and AIDS in the News

Articles featured below include news about or mention of HIV and AIDS. This is page 2 of 7.

New approach to HIV vaccine

The chains of sugar molecules, or carbohydrates, that cover the outside of the highly variable HIV virus remain constant, are different from those found on human cells, and could form the basis of ...

20 Jul '10 | HIV | Oxford

Older people with HIV face multiple disadvantages

People with HIV aged 50 and over are now expected to live for longer than they might have expected but they face various challenges less likely to affect the general population. Although older peop...

20 Jul '10 | HIV & AIDS

Cash rewards and counseling could help prevent STIs in rural Africa

Giving out cash can be an effective tool in combating sexually transmitted infections in rural Africa, according to a new study conducted jointly by researchers at the University of California, Ber...

18 Jul '10 | STIs | Africa

The dark side of mining for gold: research suggests mining in Africa is spreading TB

Even if mining clinics successfully diagnose tuberculosis in miners and start treatment appropriately, the message is often not relayed back to doctors who work at the miners’ hometowns. The author...

01 Jun '10 | Tuberculosis | Africa

Gay men encourged to discuss sex

HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) is launching a groundbreaking new campaign for spring 2010 to encourage gay men to talk to each other about what they really think about sex.

02 Apr '10 | UK

THT launches free sex and relationships guide book for young people, schools and colleges

Young Leaders from HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) have produced a new guide for young people about relationships and sex today. 'Everything you need to know about...Rela...

19 Mar '10 | Youth | UK

Lifting of ban on foreign nationals with HIV entering the USA

On 4th January 2010 the ban on foreign nationals with HIV entering the USA will be lifted. The ban has been in place since 1987. President Obama described the 22-year-old policy as a "decision root...

04 Jan '10

Liverpool University to strengthen health research in Africa

Africa is still affected by deadly diseases such as HIV, malaria and tuberculosis. Many African universities appreciate help to progress forward research into these conditions and train young resea...

02 Jul '09 | Health Research | Africa

UNICEF UK launches campaign on children's rights

UNICEF UK launches a major campaign to emphasize the importance of children′s rights and to encourage everyone to show commitment to upholding these rights.

24 Jun '09 | Child Welfare

Campaigners put HIV testing on the parliamentary agenda

Campaigners met with MPs and senior primary care trust staff at a parliamentary event today to raise awareness of HIV and discuss ways to increase HIV testing.

24 Jun '09 | HIV | UK

Ask Angels: St Swithin's day if thou dost rain, For forty days it will remain, St Swithun's day if thou be fair, For forty days 'twill rain na mair'

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