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Ricky Devine White filled with pride since winning Mr Gay NZ

Ricky Devine White filled with pride since winning Mr Gay NZ
- He has six weeks left until he competes for Mr Gay World in South Africa. ... Arthur Devine White, left, and Ricky Devine White marching hand in hand for ENDING HIV NZ. ... A privilege that I am super passionate about and join a number of other passionate volunteers committed to ending HIV by 2025.



Rwanda Invites Liberian Medical Scientist, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan to Speak at Global Science ...

Rwanda Invites Liberian Medical Scientist, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan to Speak at Global Science ...
- During the event, Dr. Nyan will speak at the special plenary session, “Conversation with Africa's Brightest Innovators,” where he will discuss his ... The Nyan-Test can detect and simultaneously identify a host of infections including HIV, West Nile virus, some Hepatitis viruses, Dengue, Ebola, Yellow fever ...

Why An Imperfect HIV Vaccine Could Be Better Than None At All

Why An Imperfect HIV Vaccine Could Be Better Than None At All
An experimental vaccine against the AIDS virus is being tested in South Africa. Scientists hope. View Slideshow 1 of 2. An experimental vaccine against the AIDS virus is being tested in South Africa. Scientists hope it will succeed where others have failed.

HIV 'cluster' report spotlights Milwaukee's STI battle

HIV 'cluster' report spotlights Milwaukee's STI battle
- In recent years, HIV/AIDS has receded from the headlines as the rate of infection in the United States has fallen and effective medications have turned the disease from a death sentence into a manageable condition. But the epidemic has continued to smolder in many places, costing lives and resources ...

Why Are Drug-Resistant HIV Strains Becoming More Prevalent?

Why Are Drug-Resistant HIV Strains Becoming More Prevalent?
- Learn more about HIV subtypes not commonly seen in the U.S. and their behavior,” he said. “HIV subtypes are so genetically distant from each other that we might as well be talking about a different species of virus per subtype. Knowing which drugs are best for different subtypes, and doing proper and ...

HIV in the Philippines: Increase in cases, new strain and drug resistance

HIV in the Philippines: Increase in cases, new strain and drug resistance
- Between 2010 and 2016, the number of new infections has increased by 140% – representing the highest increase of any country in this period. An average of 31 newly diagnosed cases of HIV infection per day were reported in 2017. In addition, HIV drug resistance has been reported in the Philippines.

HIV Transmission Continues to Rise at Beijing Universities

HIV Transmission Continues to Rise at Beijing Universities
- Citing incomplete statistics, the municipal Education Commission said the city's total number of universities students infected with HIV has risen to 1,244 as of June of last year. Out of those cases, 722 patients were aged 18-22 and showed two distinct trends: 98 percent of them are male, and 87 percent ...

UNAIDS calls for bold action to end TB and AIDS

UNAIDS calls for bold action to end TB and AIDS
- The world has the resources to end the interlinked epidemics of tuberculosis and HIV, but political commitment and country action are lacking,” said Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director. “Political, religious and civil society leaders need to step up to guarantee everyone the right to breathe, to live ...

For HIV Patients, Which Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction Model Is Accurate?

For HIV Patients, Which Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction Model Is Accurate?
- People with HIV have an elevated number of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and a higher risk for CVD events. Yet, whether current CVD risk prediction models accurately assess risk in HIV patients remains unknown. To answer this question, investigators used three widely used models to ...

HIV self-testing reduces risk-taking behaviour in sex workers

HIV self-testing reduces risk-taking behaviour in sex workers
- The results come from a secondary analysis of the Zambian Peer Educators for HIV Self-Testing (ZEST) trial – a randomised control trial which compared two peer-led HIV self-test distribution methods with the standard-of-care for HIV testing. It found that the women reported fewer clients per night and ...

Adolescents with Perinatally-Acquired HIV Are Not at Increased Risk of Anxiety, Depression

Adolescents with Perinatally-Acquired HIV Are Not at Increased Risk of Anxiety, Depression
- Adolescents and Adults Living with Perinatal HIV (AALPHI) is an ongoing study in the United Kingdom that follows a cohort of young people with perinatally-acquired HIV (PHIV) and a control group of HIV-affected youth, who have a parent, sibling, or other household member living with HIV. The study ...

The male belly dancer fighting gender stereotypes

The male belly dancer fighting gender stereotypes
- Alexandre Paulikevitch is one of the few male baladi dancers in the Middle East. He learned how to dance from watching Egypt's black and white movies and now performs as a soloist, challenging his audiences to think differently about baladi – not only as a post-colonial dance that's distant from ...

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