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World first as living HIV patient donates kidney in US
In a world first, US doctors have transplanted a kidney from one HIV-positive patient to another. The operation took place at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland, with both patients said to be...
29 march 2019
Apple released iPhone unique (RED)
Apple Inc. announced the release of unique smartphones and iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus in red. The new model will be timed to coincide with a charity event (RED), in which part of the proceeds from...
12 april 2018
The Elton John AIDS Foundation Announce New Series Of Collaborative Grants Toward Ending AIDS In The Southern U.S.
12 organizations across the region will receive $625,000 in support to address the epidemic through advocacy and wide-ranging services.
10 april 2018
ООН назвала ВІЛ головною причиною смерті жінок віком 30-49 років
Організація Об'єднаних Націй назвала шість найпоширеніших причин смертності жінок віком 30-49 років, повідомляє прес-служба ООН у Twitter. За даними ООН, в усьому світі головною причиною...
10 april 2018
Across China: HIV test kits on sale in university vending machines
Students at a Chinese university woke up Sunday to find a surprising new adding to their vending machine. On sale alongside their beloved instant noodles and soft drinks were HIV test kits. Harbin...
18 april 2017
Police Service of Northern Ireland: secret sexting codes for teens protection
A police force in Northern Ireland has shared a guide on its Facebook page to help parents decipher secret sexting codes and help keep teens safe online.
25 january 2017
20-cent, whirligig-inspired Paperfuge could help diagnose diseases
With inspiration from an ancient toy, researchers believe that the simple spinning mechanics of a whirligig could help in the diagnosis of malaria, HIV and other diseases around the world,...
17 january 2017
HIV infections in Russia reach record-high and account for almost two-thirds of new cases in Europe
UK had third highest number of new HIV infections in 2015. Two-thirds of all new HIV cases in Europe are being recorded in just one country – Russia.
11 january 2017
Mobile technology takes fight against HIV in Lesotho to the people
In a country where 23% of people have the HIV virus, a programme using apps and travelling clinics is providing far easier access to treatment.
04 january 2017
Single Shot at Doctor's Office May Be Future of HIV Prevention
Truvada, the other "little blue pill," is taken daily to prevent HIV and has been touted as a miracle drug responsible for lowering HIV rates across the United States. But soon, the daily...
29 december 2016
London health clinic reports 40% drop in HIV diagnoses in the last year
A leading health clinic in London has reported a 40% drop in HIV diagnoses in the last year. 56 Dean Street reported that 373 people have been diagnosed so far in 2016, compared to 626...
27 december 2016
University sells HIV testing kits in vending machine
Students at a Chinese university now have the option to test themselves for HIV at their convenience, as they can now purchase affordable testing kits in vending machines.
27 october 2016