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18 April, 2017 23:14
Across China: HIV test kits on sale in university vending machines
Students at a Chinese university woke up Sunday to find a surprising new adding to their vending machine. On sale alongside their beloved instant noodles and soft drinks were HIV test kits. Harbin Medical University is the second university in the province of Heilongjiang to sell the kits in a vending machine.
<span>Olga on her way to a shelter for war-displaced people in Odessa. Ukraine, 2016.</span>
5 April, 2017 22:04
Ukraine’s Underground AIDS-Treatment Railroad
On a rainy day last fall, longtime AIDS activist Olga Palamarchuk took me back to her new home in Odessa, Ukraine. To call it a home might be too generous; it was a chilly basement room in a halfway house for recovering drug users.
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21 March, 2017 11:27
Why Fewer Babies Are Being Born With HIV
Researchers have seen big progress in reducing HIV transmission from mother to child, according to the latest data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In a report published in JAMA Pediatrics, scientists found that in 2013, 69 babies were born with the virus in the U.S., compared to 216 in 2002.
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6 March, 2017 15:01
Odessa signs Paris Declaration on Fast-Track cities
Odessa in Ukraine has become the latest city to sign the Paris Declaration to end the AIDS epidemic in cities. Since the end of 2014, more than 200 cities around the world have signed the Paris Declaration and are addressing the significant disparities in access to basic services, social justice and economic opportunity towards ending the AIDS epidemic.
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2 March, 2017 23:14
U.S. to provide $37.5 mln to Ukraine for HIV/AIDS relief in 2017
The United States will provide $37.5 million to Ukraine in 2017 as part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
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25 January, 2017 20:14
Police Service of Northern Ireland: secret sexting codes for teens protection
A police force in Northern Ireland has shared a guide on its Facebook page to help parents decipher secret sexting codes and help keep teens safe online.Terms range from ‘TDTM’ (talk dirty to me) and ‘WTTP’ (want to trade pictures), to ‘LH6’ (let’s have sex).
<span itemprop="caption" class="lead-asset-caption">Far more women than men regret having one night stands.</span>
22 January, 2017 03:34
One night stands: women regret them, men regret not having more, and evolution is to blame
Feminists have striven for decades to emancipate women sexually, but when it comes to casual promiscuity, the female of the species is still more straight-laced than the male. And evolution is to blame. Women are evolutionary programmed to regret one night stands, while men have evolved to regret not having more of them, a study suggests. “Women regret that they agree to a one-night stand more often than men. Men regret passing up the chance more than women,” says Prof Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology’s (NTNU) department of psychology.
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17 January, 2017 15:25
20-cent, whirligig-inspired Paperfuge could help diagnose diseases
With inspiration from an ancient toy, researchers believe that the simple spinning mechanics of a whirligig could help in the diagnosis of malaria, HIV and other diseases around the world, according to a new study.
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16 January, 2017 22:06
Better HIV treatment 'could be driving up syphilis rates by eliminating the fear factor', study claims
Drug treatments to suppress HIV could be driving up rates of syphilis by eliminating the 'fear factor', a new study has warned. Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) can control viral load - making it virtually undetectable - and preventing or delaying the progression to AIDS.
<span>A nurse holding a test-tube with HIV positive blood in an infectious diseases hospital in Moscow</span>
11 January, 2017 03:06
HIV infections in Russia reach record-high and account for almost two-thirds of new cases in Europe
UK had third highest number of new HIV infections in 2015. Two-thirds of all new HIV cases in Europe are being recorded in just one country – Russia.
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