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HIV risks increased by trend towards late diagnosis, researcher warns

HIV risks increased by trend towards late diagnosis, researcher warns
- An alarming trend towards late-term HIV diagnosis is posing a public health risk that could undo efforts to curb the spread of the virus, a leading ...

WHO's 10 Threats in 2019

WHO's 10 Threats in 2019
- We've made a lot of progress in terms of HIV testing and treatment. About 22 million people are currently getting treated for HIV, WHO ...

Don't let up on fighting epidemics, scientist warns

Don't let up on fighting epidemics, scientist warns
- Anzinger believes there has been a lot of progress in tackling HIV and reducing AIDS mortality, but said that there was need for more work to fight the ...

Scottish tattoo artists accused of discriminating against people with HIV

Scottish tattoo artists accused of discriminating against people with HIV
- One case involved a man in Glasgow who said that they had been "refused point blank" by a tattooist after stating that he was HIV positive under a ...

Arizona Law Leaves Schools Struggling To Navigate LGBTQ Issues

Arizona Law Leaves Schools Struggling To Navigate LGBTQ Issues
The Arizona law controls HIV/AIDS instruction in public schools. It bans teachers in those courses from portraying "homosexuality as a positive ...

Outdated sex education blamed for record HIV diagnoses

Outdated sex education blamed for record HIV diagnoses
- A record number of people in Ireland were diagnosed with HIV last year - double that of any other European country, where the virus is decreasing ...

HIV risk could be cut by 67 percent by 2030

HIV risk could be cut by 67 percent by 2030
- We know that treating people living with HIV greatly improves health and also prevents transmission of HIV infection to others,” Bradley said.

If You Don't Have This Gene, You May Recover Better from a Stroke

If You Don't Have This Gene, You May Recover Better from a Stroke
- People who don't have the CCR5 gene do show resistance to HIV — and indeed, an HIV drug called Maraviroc works by blocking the CCR5 receptor.