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#HIV

# hiv - Friday 11 March, 2016

Hillary Clinton apologises over comments about Nancy Reagan and AIDS
# Backtrack
# Backtrack

Hillary Clinton apologises over comments about Nancy Reagan and AIDS

Mar 11th 2016, 10:13 PM 43,931 Views 40 Comments

Clinton was speaking on the day of Reagan’s funeral.

# hiv - Saturday 6 February, 2016

'I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day'
# Female Genital Mutilation
# Female Genital Mutilation

'I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day'

Feb 6th 2016, 7:45 AM 45,153 Views 80 Comments

There are over 140 million girls and woman across the world with cut genitals and this dangerous and painful practice continues today.

# hiv - Thursday 24 December, 2015

HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women

Dec 24th 2015, 3:19 PM 18,226 Views 33 Comments

The sentencing judge called the man “cowardly”.

# hiv - Friday 4 December, 2015

Charlie Sheen's ex is suing him for allegedly not disclosing HIV status before they had sex
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Charlie Sheen's ex is suing him for allegedly not disclosing HIV status before they had sex

Dec 4th 2015, 7:52 PM 17,198 Views 0 Comments

Pornstar Scottine Ross also claims Sheen was physically and mentally abusive towards her.

# hiv - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Doctor sentenced to 25 years for infecting over 200 people with HIV
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Doctor sentenced to 25 years for infecting over 200 people with HIV

Dec 3rd 2015, 12:36 PM 18,965 Views 17 Comments

Yem Chroeum, 55, still insists he is innocent.

# hiv - Monday 23 November, 2015

Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV
# Know Your Status
# Know Your Status

Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:39 PM 18,105 Views 48 Comments

To date in 2015, 411 new HIV infections have been detected in Ireland – an increase on last year.

# hiv - Monday 16 November, 2015

Actor Charlie Sheen to make 'revealing' announcement as tabloid rumours swirl
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Actor Charlie Sheen to make 'revealing' announcement as tabloid rumours swirl

Nov 16th 2015, 9:51 PM 48,581 Views 61 Comments

TMZ says that he will reveal that he is HIV positive.

# hiv - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Here's how the government is going to help people have safer sex
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

Here's how the government is going to help people have safer sex

Oct 29th 2015, 1:01 PM 23,055 Views 49 Comments

A whopping 60% of Irish people have never been tested for a sexually transmitted disease.

# hiv - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

A doctor is on trial for murder after infecting hundreds of patients with HIV
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

A doctor is on trial for murder after infecting hundreds of patients with HIV

Oct 21st 2015, 6:30 AM 20,004 Views 10 Comments

Yem Chroeum claims he did not knowingly infect his patients.

# hiv - Friday 4 September, 2015

Leo Varadkar has called for an increase in HIV testing in Ireland
# The Test
# The Test

Leo Varadkar has called for an increase in HIV testing in Ireland

Sep 4th 2015, 6:14 PM 10,052 Views 26 Comments

With the number of new positive test cases on the increase HIV Ireland has echoed the health minister’s words.

# hiv - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

HIV clinic accidentally reveals identity of 780 clients
# London
# London

HIV clinic accidentally reveals identity of 780 clients

Sep 2nd 2015, 10:40 PM 17,685 Views 18 Comments

The hospital running the clinic has apologised for the mistake.

# hiv - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

St James's Hospital to start testing all Emergency Department patients for HIV
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

St James's Hospital to start testing all Emergency Department patients for HIV

Jul 28th 2015, 10:10 AM 17,440 Views 19 Comments

It is hoped that as well as detecting new cases, people bring previously diagnosed patients back into care.

# hiv - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment

Jul 21st 2015, 7:17 AM 24,115 Views 22 Comments

Researchers said there is renewed hope for patients who start treatment early after infection.

# hiv - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Cuba first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmission
# Historic
# Historic

Cuba first country to end mother-to-child HIV transmission

Jul 1st 2015, 7:00 PM 19,427 Views 26 Comments

Less than 2% of children born to mothers who have HIV carry the virus.

Authorities fear up to 11,000 people could have been infected with HIV/Hepatitis at two dentist clinics
# Sydney
# Sydney

Authorities fear up to 11,000 people could have been infected with HIV/Hepatitis at two dentist clinics

Jul 1st 2015, 6:53 PM 41,133 Views 9 Comments

The worries stem from inadequate equipment sterilisation at the facilities.

# hiv - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

HSE investigating rise in HIV amongst injecting drug users in Dublin
# City Centre
# City Centre

HSE investigating rise in HIV amongst injecting drug users in Dublin

Jun 30th 2015, 5:41 PM 9,633 Views 47 Comments

There have been 15 cases confirmed from June 2014 to June 2015.

# hiv - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Australian woman banned from breastfeeding - because she has tattoos
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian woman banned from breastfeeding - because she has tattoos

Jun 18th 2015, 9:41 PM 32,099 Views 75 Comments

She is locked in a custody dispute with the baby’s father.

# hiv - Thursday 11 June, 2015

168 people diagnosed with HIV in Ireland so far this year
# Call To Action
# Call To Action

168 people diagnosed with HIV in Ireland so far this year

Jun 11th 2015, 6:12 PM 14,413 Views 64 Comments

There have been 7,521 newly diagnosed cases since the early 1980s.

# hiv - Friday 29 May, 2015

HIV is on the rise in Dublin
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

HIV is on the rise in Dublin

May 29th 2015, 8:44 PM 16,337 Views 21 Comments

There has been a spike in the number of cases among drug users.

# hiv - Saturday 2 May, 2015

German magazine prints cover with ink infused with HIV-positive blood
# Stigma
# Stigma

German magazine prints cover with ink infused with HIV-positive blood

May 2nd 2015, 6:10 PM 26,893 Views 41 Comments

The blood has been pasteurised to neutralise the virus so it poses no threat.

# hiv - Friday 24 April, 2015

The shocking story of the rise of HIV in one rural American community
# Scott County Indiana
# Scott County Indiana

The shocking story of the rise of HIV in one rural American community

Apr 24th 2015, 8:21 PM 37,177 Views 15 Comments

From 2009-2013, Scott County, Indiana had three HIV infections. There have been 142 since January.

# hiv - Sunday 1 March, 2015

The HSE wants to hear from men who have sex with men as part of a major new survey
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

The HSE wants to hear from men who have sex with men as part of a major new survey

Mar 1st 2015, 7:00 AM 13,277 Views 45 Comments

The anonymous survey includes questions about relationships, sex life, risks and precautions – and takes about 15 minutes to complete.

# hiv - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Potent drug brings us closer than ever to a HIV vaccine
# Groundbreaking
# Groundbreaking

Potent drug brings us closer than ever to a HIV vaccine

Feb 19th 2015, 12:15 PM 12,171 Views 15 Comments

The drug candidate has been shows to stop every strain of HIV.

# hiv - Monday 9 February, 2015

This smartphone gadget will tell you if you have an STD or not
# Detection
# Detection

This smartphone gadget will tell you if you have an STD or not

Feb 9th 2015, 5:16 PM 18,099 Views 16 Comments

The dongle can test you for HIV and syphilis and deliver the results in the space of 15 minutes.

# hiv - Monday 12 January, 2015

A 5-year-old girl contracted HIV from a blood transfusion
# Blood Center
# Blood Center

A 5-year-old girl contracted HIV from a blood transfusion

Jan 12th 2015, 2:11 PM 12,721 Views 13 Comments

According to the National Health and Family Planning Commission – nearly half a million people are living with HIV/AIDS in China.

# hiv - Friday 9 January, 2015

Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV
# Sub-Saharan Africa
# Sub-Saharan Africa

Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV

Jan 9th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,289 Views 17 Comments

Other forms of contraception, such as the pill, do not appear to increase this risk.

# hiv - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

LA's porn industry issues alert after on-set HIV transmission
# Porn Stars
# Porn Stars

LA's porn industry issues alert after on-set HIV transmission

Dec 30th 2014, 12:26 PM 24,466 Views 16 Comments

It is the first in a decade.

# hiv - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US... after abstaining from sex for a year
# HIV
# HIV

Gay men will be allowed give blood in the US... after abstaining from sex for a year

Dec 24th 2014, 7:40 AM 6,964 Views 44 Comments

The FDA said it made decision after reviewing scientific evidence in recent years.

# hiv - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

HIV may be evolving to become less deadly
# Progress
# Progress

HIV may be evolving to become less deadly

Dec 2nd 2014, 8:01 AM 11,657 Views 27 Comments

As the virus adapts to the human immune system in order to survive longer, it weakens its own ability to cause disease, according to new research.

# hiv - Monday 1 December, 2014

Opinion: Healthcare apartheid is unacceptable – there can be no 'them and us'
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Opinion: Healthcare apartheid is unacceptable – there can be no 'them and us'

Dec 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 52 Views 6 Comments

Solutions do not come easy, but Ebola transmission can be stopped.

# hiv - Thursday 27 November, 2014

How will the HSE tackle waiting lists next year?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

How will the HSE tackle waiting lists next year?

Nov 27th 2014, 9:01 AM 8,954 Views 20 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32
# HIV
# HIV

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32

Nov 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,530 Views 11 Comments

Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,

# hiv - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Opinion: How mobile phones can be used to fight diseases like Ebola
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: How mobile phones can be used to fight diseases like Ebola

Nov 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 39 Views 6 Comments

Novel methods of communicating can break down discrimination and dangerous misinformation.

# hiv - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Could magic mushrooms be used to treat pneumonia patients?
# Watch This Space
# Watch This Space

Could magic mushrooms be used to treat pneumonia patients?

Oct 29th 2014, 2:20 PM 11,544 Views 31 Comments

Irish researchers are attempting to find out.

# hiv - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Women need more contraception options to stop unintended pregnancies, HIV and STIs
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Women need more contraception options to stop unintended pregnancies, HIV and STIs

Oct 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 8,779 Views 20 Comments

Approximately 80 million unintended pregnancies occur every year as a result of contraceptive failure and not using any form of contraception.

# hiv - Friday 3 October, 2014

A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed
# Health
# Health

A second child "cured" of HIV has relapsed

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 12,524 Views 0 Comments

The baby was born with the virus, but was given anti-retro viral treatment early.

# hiv - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What's spreading HIV?
# South Africa
# South Africa

Poverty, violence and myths about condoms: What's spreading HIV?

Sep 28th 2014, 8:45 AM 12,195 Views 11 Comments

In South Africa, more than 6 million of the country’s 52 million population are HIV positive.

# hiv - Monday 11 August, 2014

Kenyan men flee to escape enforced circumcision
# Health
# Health

Kenyan men flee to escape enforced circumcision

Aug 11th 2014, 7:15 PM 20,677 Views 36 Comments

The procedure is often carried out without anaesthesia.

# hiv - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Decriminalising prostitution would 'slash HIV rates among sex workers'
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Decriminalising prostitution would 'slash HIV rates among sex workers'

Jul 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 10,335 Views 39 Comments

Some sex workers don’t carry condoms, to avoid arrest. This is a big problem.