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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.
<span class="wsj-article-caption-content">An Intarcia factory in Hayward, Calif., last year.</span>
30 December, 2016 03:14
Gates Foundation to Invest Up to $140 Million in HIV Prevention Device
Intarcia Therapeutics is developing implantable pump which holds six or 12 months’ supply of medicine.
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3 December, 2016 23:59
For the first time in Ukraine, during the campaign “MUSIC FEST – TAKE A TEST” Alliance introduced tests for self-testing
On 1 December 2016, Alliance for Public Health together with its partners implementing the project “Harm Reduction for Adolescents Who Use Drugs in Ukraine” held a youth-oriented awareness-raising campaign dedicated to the World AIDS Day “MUSIC FEST – TAKE A TEST” The campaign took place in Kyiv, Odesa, Kharkiv, Poltava and Sviatohirsk.
A medical syringe containing the African produced HIV vaccine is injected to a patient at the iEmavundleni Centre, in Crossroads, Cape Town, on July 28, 2009.
28 November, 2016 22:53
South Africa’s New HIV Vaccine Trial Hopes to Be the ‘Final Nail in the Coffin’
This will be South Africa's largest and most advanced HIV vaccine clinical trial.
<span>HIV is considered a pandemic in South Africa, where the new trial takes place.</span>
27 November, 2016 23:53
HIV vaccine test hopes for breakthrough in combat against the virus
New vaccine trial in South Africa builds on previous RV144 study to bring in more effective prevention of infection.
<span>Treatment that would suppress HIV levels without the need for antiretroviral therapy would be considered a &ldquo;functional&rdquo; cure.</span>
14 November, 2016 03:20
A Promising Study Reveals New Hope For An HIV Cure
A combination vaccine and immune system stimulant appears to suppress virus levels in tests on monkeys.
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