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One of the most important dates on the gay calendar has arrived

One of the most important dates on the gay calendar has arrived
- The annual survey takes a snapshot of sexual practices of men who have sex with other men in relation to the transmission of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. The MGCPS is open to gay and bisexual men who have had sex with men (MSM) in the past five years. It is open to all qualifying ...

Transgender sex worker 'unaware' of HIV

Transgender sex worker 'unaware' of HIV
- Clayton James Palmer, who identifies as a woman and advertised her services under the name Sienna Fox, is on trial in the WA District Court accused of causing grievous bodily harm by having unprotected sex with a man who was later diagnosed with HIV. Prosecutor Ben Stanwix told the jury on ...

Removing contraception injection would lead to more deaths: study

Removing contraception injection would lead to more deaths: study
- Despite concerns that a contraceptive injection known as Depo-Provera increases the risk of HIV‚ withdrawing it from South Africa would increase maternal mortality and unsafe abortions‚ according to a new study. Media reports last week highlighted concerns that the widely used injection is linked to a ...

New infections jump up by 70% between

New infections jump up by 70% between
- Between 2009 and 2014, the country recorded a 30 per cent reduction in new HIV infections and a 43 per cent reduction in AIDS-related deaths. 15,116 Died from HIV and AIDS-related illness in 2016. A Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) report also revealed that in 2016, a total of 15,116 people in Ghana ...

Transgender sex worker 'continued to expose a man to HIV a year after being told she was positive'

Transgender sex worker 'continued to expose a man to HIV a year after being told she was positive'
- A transgender sex worker is not criminally negligent for passing on HIV to a man because she never knew she had the disease, her lawyer has told a Perth court. Clayton James Palmer, who identifies as a woman and advertised her services under the name Sienna Fox, is on trial in the WA District Court ...

How the opioid epidemic sparked an HIV outbreak

How the opioid epidemic sparked an HIV outbreak
- Jessica, a homeless heroin addict, on April 14, 2017. She says she tested positive for HIV after being raped last year in this spot. She lives under a bridge in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, known as ground zero in the city's opioid epidemic. "80 percent of us want to get out," said Jessica, ...



HIV does not increase aging-related brain changes in patients on ART

HIV does not increase aging-related brain changes in patients on ART
- Researchers said they found no evidence that HIV accelerates aging-related brain changes over a 2-year period in middle-aged patients on successful ART. “This provides reassurance that, with virological suppression,

PPSNE recognizes cervical health awareness month in January

PPSNE recognizes cervical health awareness month in January
- PPSNE annually provides nearly 14,000 life-saving cancer screenings and other preventative services. Planned Parenthood is a trusted, local resource for convenient and confidential services including STD/STI testing, all FDA approved birth control methods, and HIV testing, counseling, and prevention ...

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