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Marijuana and HIV: Much More Than Palliative Aid

Marijuana and HIV: Much More Than Palliative Aid
- Even though cannabis and cannabinoid-derived pharmaceuticals are both frequently used by HIV/AIDS patients, several studies show that something ...

20th anniversary of the Ending HIV Big Gay Out cause for celebration

20th anniversary of the Ending HIV Big Gay Out cause for celebration
- New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) is gearing up to celebrate an even bigger, gayer Ending HIV Big Gay Out, at the event's upcoming 20th ...

In Asia, old stigmas are proving resilient for those with virus

In Asia, old stigmas are proving resilient for those with virus
- For Mr Verdinand Tee, 45, the stigma that can follow testing positive for HIV, hit twice. After completing three months of a one-year contract to work as ...

Most Black HIV Patients Interviewed for Partner Services

Most Black HIV Patients Interviewed for Partner Services
- More black index patients diagnosed with HIV are interviewed for partner services than all index patients combined, according to ...

Lack of positive outcomes from a cognitive-behavioral HIV and AIDS prevention intervention for ...

Lack of positive outcomes from a cognitive-behavioral HIV and AIDS prevention intervention for ...
- 81 African American men were assigned to 1 of 2 HIV prevention interventions: a 4-session cognitive-behavioral skills training HIV risk-reduction ...

AIDS Foundation funding re-instated a week before the Big Gay Out

AIDS Foundation funding re-instated a week before the Big Gay Out
- This year's 20th anniversary festival has the theme "Ending HIV" and the foundation was told late on Friday the ministry had secured the funding ...

Migrant Shelter Worker Who Sexually Abused Kids Sentenced To Prison For 19 Years

Migrant Shelter Worker Who Sexually Abused Kids Sentenced To Prison For 19 Years
- Pacheco's sentence was increased, however, because he exposed some of the boys to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The teenagers were ...

Around 60% of HIV-positive Singaporeans affected by data leak 'successfully reached': MOH

Around 60% of HIV-positive Singaporeans affected by data leak 'successfully reached': MOH
- The Ministry of Health (MOH) has reached out to about 60 per cent of 3,500 HIV-positive Singaporeans who are affected by the data leak as of ...