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Doctors Warn UK to Cut Meat Intake to Avoid Future Global Health Crisis

The UK needs to drastically cut back its meat intake to avoid a future global health crisis, a group of doctors have warned. Plant Based...

Any Level of Alcohol Consumption Can Weaken Bones of HIV Patients

Any level of alcohol consumption for people living with HIV can weaken bones, raising the risk of osteoporosis, a new study has said. This...

COPD Rates in Women with HIV 54% Higher Than HIV-Negative Women: Study

Researchers have found that the rate of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among women living with HIV was 54 per cent higher than that...

Here’s why HIV Vaccine Trials Failed in South Africa

By Eunjung Cho The latest trial of a health vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, has been halted as results show it is...

Here’s how Spirituality Can Improve the Lives of HIV Patients

Adults living with HIV were more likely to feel higher levels of emotional and physical well-being if they attended religious services regularly, prayed daily...

Here’s how HIV Patients Lose Immunity to Smallpox Despite of Vaccinations

HIV patients lose immunity to smallpox even though they were vaccinated against the disease as children and have had much of their immune system...

More Than 7,000 People in Afghanistan Infected with HIV: WHO Report

Some 7,200 people in Afghanistan were estimated to be HIV positive, according to figures released by the the World Health Organization (WHO). Marking World Aids...

More than Half of European Women Diagnosed at a Late Stage of HIV Infection: WHO

More than half of European women, particularly those in their 40s, diagnosed at a late stage of HIV infection when their immune system is...

Ugandan Pageant Combat HIV Stigma

Nearly one-third of Uganda's new HIV infections occur among 15-to-25-year-olds, who say that although there has been progress, stigma is still a problem. To raise awareness ahead of World...

Babies Born with HIV Should Receive Immediate Treatment: Study

Babies born with HIV benefit the most if treatment is started within hours or days of birth rather than waiting for them to be...

Over 13 Children Die Every Hour From AIDS-Related Causes: UNICEF

Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, or 13 every hour, according to a global snapshot on children,...

Mucous Tissues’ Wound Healing Might Prevent AIDS: Study

Wound healing events in mucous tissues during early infection by Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, or SIV, guard some primate species against developing AIDS, a new...

People Living with HIV Significantly Elevates Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

People living with HIV have a significantly elevated risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and coughs, heart disease, pregnancy mortality and sepsis, anemia...

Progress in Combating Global HIV/AIDS Epidemics Receding

A report issued on the eve of an international AIDS conference in Mexico finds progress in combating the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is receding.  The...

Chinese Scientists to Start Testing Long-lasting HIV Vaccine on Humans

A group of Chinese scientists will start trialing a long-lasting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vaccine on 160 volunteers, the first time that such a...

UNAIDS: 16 Per Cent Decline in HIV Cases Since 2010, Driven Mostly by Steady Progress

The UNAIDS in its latest report issued on Tuesday said that globally, around 1.7 million people became newly infected with HIV in 2018, a...

Reported Cases of Sexually Transmitted Disease Up by 70% in Europe Since 2010

Syphilis cases have soared in Europe over the last decade and become, for the first time since the early 2000s, more common in some...

HIV Infection ups Risk of Heart Failure, Stroke: Researchers

People living with HIV are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD), particularly heart failure and stroke, warn researchers. "Our findings reinforce the...

HIV Patients at Higher Risk of Developing Heart Diseases

HIV patients are at a significantly higher risk of suffering from heart and blood vessel diseases as compared to those without the infection, according...

International Team Arrives in Pakistan to Probe HIV Outbreak

An international team, comprising experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), Center for Disease Control (CDC), Unicef and Unaids, will arrive in Pakistan on...

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Women who have experienced childhood trauma become mothers earlier than those with a more stable childhood environment, according to a new study. The findings, published...