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Classroom-based sex education programmes largely ineffectual, but incentives to stay at school can help A global review of school-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and pregnancy in adolescents shows sex education programmes have no impact in lowering...
Medical News Today | Nov 10, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Giving women HIV self-tests promotes male partner testing Providing pregnant and postpartum women in sub-Saharan Africa with multiple HIV self-tests can make it more likely their male partners will be tested for HIV compared to a standard approach of...
Medical News Today | Nov 8, 2016 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sexual transmission of HIV and the law: Caution advised The criminal justice system should exercise caution in prosecuting for the transmission of HIV by considering the rapidly evolving science of the virus, say a number of leading clinicians and...
Medical News Today | Nov 7, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Smoking more hazardous for HIV patients than the virus itself Smoking may reduce life expectancy for HIV patients more than the HIV itself does. Researchers call for new strategies to help people with HIV to quit.
Medical News Today | Nov 3, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research reveals accidental making of 'Patient Zero' myth during 1980s AIDS crisis A combination of historical and genetic research reveals the error and hype that led to the coining of the term 'Patient Zero' and the blaming of one man for the spread of HIV across North America.
Medical News Today | Oct 27, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New nanomedicine approach aims to improve HIV drug therapies New research led by the University of Liverpool aims to improve the administration and availability of drug therapies to HIV patients through the use of nanotechnology.
Medical News Today | Oct 24, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Modified HIV-1 virus can integrate into genome of parasitic flatworm Genetic manipulation of parasite that causes schistosomiasis could pave road to new treatments.
Medical News Today | Oct 21, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Women report vaginal ring for preventing HIV had little effect on sexual intercourse Most women who used an experimental vaginal ring for HIV prevention report that the physical act of sex was largely unaffected by using the product, which is inserted monthly for continuous wear.
Medical News Today | Oct 20, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection The HIV virus increases the potency of the tuberculosis bacterium (Mtb) by affecting a central function of the immune system.
Medical News Today | Oct 19, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Having HIV and chronic HBV/HCV coinfection may increase cancer risk In HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART), chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection is associated with an increased risk for non-Hodgkin's...
Medical News Today | Oct 18, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend