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Could a Lung Cancer Drug Point to a Cure for HIV?

Could a Lung Cancer Drug Point to a Cure for HIV?
- Surprisingly, the patient showed a significant decrease in HIV where it's typically hidden in cells to evade standard treatment — with no side effects. However, while the results were promising, nivolumab still failed to completely eradicate the virus and affect a cure. Also, when the same drug was given to ...

New Jersey Needs More Syringe Exchanges For Drug Users: Group

New Jersey Needs More Syringe Exchanges For Drug Users: Group
- Furthermore, 30% of the top ten cities with the most HIV/AIDS cases are in counties with no access to syringe access programs," the group said. "This is despite the knowledge that 40% of all HIV/AIDS cases in New Jersey are caused by injection drug use, which has dramatically increased by 31% from ...

Trump administration's words, deeds on Africa are colliding

Trump administration's words, deeds on Africa are colliding
Tillerson's trip to Kenya was designed in part to highlight the success of PEPFAR, the 15-year-old HIV/Aids programme that has saved millions of lives and helped see the continent through an epidemic that once threatened to wipe out a whole generation. More than 13 million people with HIV in Africa ...

HIV life terms up as policies stabilise

HIV life terms up as policies stabilise
- Due to the complex nature of the underwriting of HIV Life Assurance and the range of different policies, premiums and terms available it is advisable to seek specialist professional advice before taking out HIV Life Assurance. It is not a product that can be bought instantly and directly via online money ...

Zimbabwe: Serious barriers prevents adolescents from accessing sexual and reproductive health ...

Zimbabwe: Serious barriers prevents adolescents from accessing sexual and reproductive health ...
- Without free and informative access to health services that include contraceptives, treatment for sexually transmitted infections and condoms, national studies show that rates of adolescent pregnancy and HIV are increasing, while knowledge levels around sexual health are declining. One study revealed ...

National Geographic Admits To Racist Coverage, Promises Change

National Geographic Admits To Racist Coverage, Promises Change
- National geographic HIV-positive Nozamile Ndarah (23) and two of her four HIV-negative children enjoy seeing their picture in National Geographic magazine. The article about people on antiretroviral treatment in Lusikisiki was published in a special Africa edition of the magazine in September 2005.

IRR Research show HIV infection decrease by 39% in South Africa

IRR Research show HIV infection decrease by 39% in South Africa
- According to the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) the country has made significant progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Research from the IRR has shown that HIV infections in South Africa have decreased by 39% between 2009 and 2016. The IRR says although South Africa is making ...

App to assist a smart patient

App to assist a smart patient
- Within a South African context, statistics indicate that chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and diabetes are on the rise due to lifestyle changes and continued urbanisation. The same can be said for mental illnesses and the prevalence and incidence of HIV in South Africa is ...

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