Etiqueta: HIV

  • Virtual Hospital to HIV-positive patients

      A ‘Virtual Hospital’ that provides a comprehensive package of HIV care is a safe and feasible option for chronically HIV-infected people whose condition is stable, a Spanish study published in the online journal […]

  • Promising Aids vaccine trials start in Kenya

        Trials on an Aids vaccine that is generating a lot of excitement in the scientific world have finally started in Kenya with several volunteering for vaccination. The country becomes the third in Africa to start […]

  • Positively False – Birth of a Heresy

    Positively False – Birth of a Heresy traces the challenge over the past 25 years to the scientific orthodoxy which maintains that HIV is the cause of AIDS. Joan Shenton reaches back to […]

  • First man ‘functionally cured’ of HIV

      Since HIV was discovered 30 years ago this week, 30 million people have died from the disease, and it continues to spread at the rate of 7,000 people per day globally, […]

  • Anal sex HIV risk misunderstood among heterosexuals

        Vaginal sex, thigh sex, even armpit sex – people have sex in lots of ways, but in heterosexual anal sex, HIV prevention programming is silent about the high […]

  • Expanding HIV Treatment for Discordant Couples Could Significantly Reduce Global HIV Epidemic

    A new study uses a mathematical model to predict the potential impact of expanding treatment to discordant couples on controlling the global HIV epidemic– in these couples one partner has HIV infection and the other does […]

  • Contraceptive Used in Africa May Double Risk of H.I.V.

      The most popular contraceptive for women in eastern and southern Africa, a hormone shot given every three months, appears to double the risk the women will become infected with H.I.V., […]

  • Let’s talk about sex

    Something essential has faded from discussion of the world’s most lethal sexually transmitted epidemic: Sex.

  • 41. Use a Computer Game to teach HIV Prevention to Youths

    If you are looking for some innovative ideas to impart knowledge about the prevention of HIV and AIDS to youths in your community, here is an interesting computer game developed by UNESCO. “Fast Car: Traveling […]

  • Preventing HIV with social media and mobile phones

      With more than 7 000 people newly infected with HIV everyday and 1 000 of these new infections occurring in South Africa, Stellenbosch University just outside Cape Town, was the ideal setting […]