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13,500 people living with an undiagnosed HIV infection in the UK According to new figures released on World AIDS Day (WAD) by PHE, an estimated 101,200 people are living with HIV in the UK. Of these more than 13,500 are living with an undiagnosed infection.
Medical News Today | Dec 2, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNAIDS presents UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with leadership award for his commitment to the response to HIV UNAIDS has honoured the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, for his unfaltering commitment to ending the AIDS epidemic and for acting as a voice for the voiceless to ensure access to HIV...
Medical News Today | Dec 1, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Use of syringe services programs increases, but access must improve for greater HIV prevention Use of syringe services programs (SSPs) has increased substantially during the past decade, but most people who inject drugs still don't always use sterile needles, according to a new CDC Vital...
Medical News Today | Nov 30, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNAIDS announces 18.2 million people on antiretroviral therapy, but warns that 15 A new report by UNAIDS shows that countries are getting on the Fast-Track, with an additional one million people accessing treatment in just six months (January to June 2016).
Medical News Today | Nov 22, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New therapeutic vaccine approach in non-human primates shows potential as functional cure for HIV-1 Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, has announced results of a new study published in Nature which points to a potential new...
Medical News Today | Nov 15, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Patients with HIV now live about as long as their uninfected peers Patients receiving optimal care for HIV infection can expect to live about as long as those who are uninfected, according to an updated analysis being published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical News Today | Nov 15, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV test performed on USB stick Scientists have developed a type of HIV test on a USB stick.The device, created by scientists at Imperial College London and DNA Electronics, uses a drop of blood to detect HIV, and then...
Medical News Today | Nov 11, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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
Cats pass disease to wildlife, even in remote areas Researchers tracking the spread of Toxoplasma gondii -- a parasite that reproduces only in cats but sickens and kills many other animals -- have found infected wildlife throughout a 1,500-acre (600-hectare) natural area in central Illinois.
Science Daily | May 12, 2011 8:19 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend