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#HIV

# hiv - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

UN hails sharp decline in HIV infections in children
# HIV
# HIV

UN hails sharp decline in HIV infections in children

Nov 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 2,403 Views 3 Comments

Around half of all reductions in new HIV infections in the past two years had been among children.

# hiv - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Super-sensitive test lets doctors see disease without microscope
# Naked Science
# Naked Science

Super-sensitive test lets doctors see disease without microscope

Oct 28th 2012, 6:16 PM 8,245 Views 4 Comments

The new test uses nano-particles to spot markers for cancer or the AIDS virus in human blood serum using the naked eye.

# hiv - Monday 20 August, 2012

Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'
# Infectious
# Infectious

Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'

Aug 20th 2012, 6:50 AM 4,166 Views 1 Comment

New data published in The Lancet shows much higher infection rates of TB, HIV and Hepatitis-C among homeless people.

# hiv - Friday 3 August, 2012

Hillary Clinton hopes for improved drones to find Kony
# Clinton
# Clinton

Hillary Clinton hopes for improved drones to find Kony

Aug 3rd 2012, 6:36 PM 5,325 Views 17 Comments

The US Secretary General was also focused on preserving a fragile peace between Sudan and South Sudan on her two day agenda of talks in East Africa.

# hiv - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Government to fund hospital's HIV outreach programme in Kenya
# Kenya
# Kenya

Government to fund hospital's HIV outreach programme in Kenya

Jul 31st 2012, 5:58 PM 3,359 Views 30 Comments

On his tour of Africa, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore announces €50,000 in funding for a hospital which also offers paediatric heart surgery.

# hiv - Monday 16 July, 2012

US regulators approve first daily anti-HIV drug
# HIV
# HIV

US regulators approve first daily anti-HIV drug

Jul 16th 2012, 10:05 PM 8,053 Views 27 Comments

Truvada, which is designed for use by healthy adults who are at risk of HIV, should be mixed with safe sex and regular testing.

# hiv - Friday 6 July, 2012

Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn
# Condoms
# Condoms

Voters in LA to decide on use of condoms in porn

Jul 6th 2012, 1:34 PM 7,521 Views 21 Comments

Adult film actors in LA city are already required to wear condoms, but campaigners want this extended county-wide.

# hiv - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

HIV home test approved by US Food and Drug Administration
# FDA
# FDA

HIV home test approved by US Food and Drug Administration

Jul 4th 2012, 2:45 PM 2,592 Views 10 Comments

The over-the-counter test has the potential to identify people who would otherwise go untested for the infection.

# hiv - Friday 15 June, 2012

Column: 'There are 1800 people in Ireland who may have HIV but don't know it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'There are 1800 people in Ireland who may have HIV but don't know it'

Jun 15th 2012, 7:00 AM 892 Views 92 Comments

On Irish AIDS Day, Pam McHugh says people should ask themselves if they know their HIV status – and if not, why not.

# hiv - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Irish people still believe overseas aid is important
# Aid
# Aid

Irish people still believe overseas aid is important

May 3rd 2012, 12:21 PM 897 Views 7 Comments

A new poll has shown that the majority of people believe Ireland should be proud of its reputation as an international donor.

# hiv - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Apr 8th 2012, 11:00 AM 48 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# hiv - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Sports film of the week: The Announcement
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports film of the week: The Announcement

Apr 1st 2012, 9:00 PM 781 Views 0 Comments

Every week we’ll pick a sports documentary or movie we think we’ll all enjoy as a family.

# hiv - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Scientists discover link between HIV drug and osteoporosis
# Health
# Health

Scientists discover link between HIV drug and osteoporosis

Mar 10th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,239 Views 13 Comments

The prevalence of osteoporosis among people living with HIV in Ireland has been a cause for concern for some time.

# hiv - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Column: Sex? No thanks, we’re Irish
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sex? No thanks, we’re Irish

Feb 12th 2012, 6:00 PM 1,336 Views 89 Comments

Irish attitudes to sex have come a long way since the dark old days – but we’re still not quite there, writes Beth Wallace, the organiser of Ireland’s first sex festival.

# hiv - Friday 10 February, 2012

Column: To fight the drug problem, we must treat users with compassion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: To fight the drug problem, we must treat users with compassion

Feb 10th 2012, 7:30 AM 46 Views 27 Comments

Demonising drug users creates social outcasts, while the real criminals go free. We need to try a humane approach, writes Tim Bingham.

# hiv - Friday 3 February, 2012

Rise in sexual activity leads to increase in STIs among elderly
# STIs
# STIs

Rise in sexual activity leads to increase in STIs among elderly

Feb 3rd 2012, 9:40 AM 6,649 Views 50 Comments

Doctors are warning that older people should take just as many precautions as younger people do when having intercourse.

# hiv - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

South Africa recalls over a million 'faulty' condoms
# Faulty
# Faulty

South Africa recalls over a million 'faulty' condoms

Jan 31st 2012, 12:52 PM 4,879 Views 17 Comments

One activist said that the condoms “leaked like sieves” when water was poured into them.

# hiv - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

LA porn stars must wear condoms as new law introduced
# Porn
# Porn

LA porn stars must wear condoms as new law introduced

Jan 25th 2012, 1:01 PM 8,225 Views 24 Comments

The legislation was signed into law yesterday but producers have warned they may just move out of the jurisdiction.

# hiv - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Column: The drugs do work - but there are new obstacles in the fight against AIDS
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The drugs do work - but there are new obstacles in the fight against AIDS

Dec 1st 2011, 7:30 AM 36 Views 20 Comments

Yes, AIDS-related deaths are decreasing – but there are several huge threats in the fight against HIV and AIDS, writes Breda Gahan on World Aids Day.

# hiv - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Magic Johnson living happily and healthily 20 years after HIV diagnosis
# Hoops Dreams
From The42
# Hoops Dreams

Magic Johnson living happily and healthily 20 years after HIV diagnosis

Nov 8th 2011, 1:38 PM 416 Views 1 Comment

The ex-basketball star is combating the disease with a rigorous exercise regime.

# hiv - Monday 12 September, 2011

Glow in the dark cats could help HIV study
# Glow Cat
From The Daily Edge
# Glow Cat

Glow in the dark cats could help HIV study

Sep 12th 2011, 3:29 PM 852 Views 19 Comments

The genes of a rhesus monkey and jellyfish were injected into eggs which were then fertilised and implanted into cats – who gave birth to glow in the dark kittens.

# hiv - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Ireland won't lift ban on MSM blood donors, despite British move
# Blood Ban
# Blood Ban

Ireland won't lift ban on MSM blood donors, despite British move

Sep 8th 2011, 1:49 PM 2,706 Views 41 Comments

Britain relaxes its ban on blood donations from men who sleep with men, but there are no plans for a similar move in Ireland.

# hiv - Monday 5 September, 2011

Google marks Mercury's birthday with awesome musical Doodle
# Freddie For A Day
From The Daily Edge
# Freddie For A Day

Google marks Mercury's birthday with awesome musical Doodle

Sep 5th 2011, 9:23 AM 4,326 Views 9 Comments

Queen’s Freddie Mercury would have been 65 years old today – so Google’s paid tribute to him in the way it knows best.

# hiv - Monday 29 August, 2011

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants
# Health
# Health

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants

Aug 29th 2011, 3:46 PM 520 Views 7 Comments

A hospital in Taiwan has admitted to transplanting HIV-infected organs from one donor into five different patients.

# hiv - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 21st 2011, 10:59 AM 56 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# hiv - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Lots done, lots to do: mixed messages from HIV prevention report
# HIV
# HIV

Lots done, lots to do: mixed messages from HIV prevention report

Jul 13th 2011, 4:18 PM 273 Views 3 Comments

The Department of Health’s report shows that there is still more to work to do in tackling the spread of HIV and AIDS.

# hiv - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Homosexuality 'a disease', claims India's health minister
# Aids
# Aids

Homosexuality 'a disease', claims India's health minister

Jul 5th 2011, 9:50 AM 889 Views 25 Comments

Homosexuality is ‘unnatural’ and is causing the spread of HIV, says the man in charge of the health of 1.2 billion people.

# hiv - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years
# Irish Aids Day
# Irish Aids Day

Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years

Jun 15th 2011, 3:04 PM 607 Views 0 Comments

However a report by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre found there continues to be a high level of gay and bisexual men testing positive.

# hiv - Thursday 12 May, 2011

'Game-changing' breakthrough in fight against HIV and AIDS
# HIV-AIDS
# HIV-AIDS

'Game-changing' breakthrough in fight against HIV and AIDS

May 12th 2011, 6:33 PM 1,384 Views 0 Comments

A study involving nine countries found that earlier treatment meant patients were 96 per cent less likely to spread HIV to their uninfected partner.

# hiv - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Mayor of Washington DC arrested protesting budget restrictions
Live Apr 12th 2011, 8:28 AM

Mayor of Washington DC arrested protesting budget restrictions

# hiv - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Rugby player arrested over decapitation in Pretoria
# Attack
From The42
# Attack

Rugby player arrested over decapitation in Pretoria

Mar 31st 2011, 11:01 AM 2,989 Views 8 Comments

Report of killings as revenge for rape of child incorrect say South African police.

# hiv - Thursday 27 January, 2011

# hiv - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

Bono leads drive to rid world of “dreadful little virus”
# World Aids Day
# World Aids Day

Bono leads drive to rid world of “dreadful little virus”

Dec 1st 2010, 7:35 PM 460 Views 0 Comments

U2 singer launches World Aids Day as 80 world landmarks bathed in red to mark campaign.

# hiv - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

Vatican signals major shift with latest condom comments
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Vatican signals major shift with latest condom comments

Nov 23rd 2010, 6:44 PM 385 Views 0 Comments

The Vatican says using a condom is lesser evil than transmitting HIV to a sexual partner.

# hiv - Sunday 21 November, 2010

The pope softens his stance on condoms
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

The pope softens his stance on condoms

Nov 21st 2010, 12:20 PM 365 Views 0 Comments

The change is message from the Catholic church could influence millions of people across the world.

# hiv - Saturday 20 November, 2010

# hiv - Wednesday 13 October, 2010

Two pornography studios halt production over HIV case
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Two pornography studios halt production over HIV case

Oct 13th 2010, 4:27 PM 404 Views 0 Comments

Two of the largest pornography studios in LA have postponed filming after news of a HIV positive result in one actor.

# hiv - Tuesday 20 July, 2010

Possible HIV breakthrough in South Africa
# HIV Prevention
From The Daily Edge
# HIV Prevention

Possible HIV breakthrough in South Africa

Jul 20th 2010, 2:05 PM 211 Views 0 Comments

Aids is the leading cause of death and disease in young women today. A new gel might cut the the chances of contracting the virus in half.

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