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What is the real link between bacterial vaginosis and HIV risk in women?

What is the real link between bacterial vaginosis and HIV risk in women?
- An international team of researchers presents a comprehensive and renewed focus on the common, yet poorly ...

Trump Wants to Eliminate HIV But Some of His Policies Do the Opposite.

Trump Wants to Eliminate HIV But Some of His Policies Do the Opposite.
- The H.I.V. outbreak in Scott County, Ind., which began in late 2014 and ultimately resulted in some 200 new infections, was almost entirely avoidable.

Trump Budget Would Harm the Neediest LGBTQ Americans

Trump Budget Would Harm the Neediest LGBTQ Americans
- Trump's proposed 2020 budget, unveiled this week, includes cuts that would greatly hurt LGBTQ Americans and people with HIV, according to ...

Victim reveals how he was deliberately infected with HIV

Victim reveals how he was deliberately infected with HIV
- Victim reveals how he was deliberately infected with HIV ... the he was phoned and told that he was deliberately infected with the HIV virus.

Non-binary Californian turned away from donating blood

Non-binary Californian turned away from donating blood
- This policy is in place due to MSM's increased risk for HIV infection. Activists, however, claim that practice unnecessarily stigmatizes gay men, since all ...

1.9m people living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, survey says

1.9m people living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, survey says
- He said that the new prevalence of HIV and AIDS according to the result gives an estimate of 1.9 million people living with HIV in Nigeria presently.

The dark side of growing up in a childcare facility

The dark side of growing up in a childcare facility
- When he was born 26 years ago, his family went into chaos after finding out that the toddler had HIV/Aids. It was later found out that his father also ...

The Grass is Always Grindr: stripping away the bravado around gay sex

The Grass is Always Grindr: stripping away the bravado around gay sex
- Adam (Taofique Folarin), the handsome closeted boxer, is struggling to reconcile his recent HIV diagnosis with his athletic career. His kind of new ...