Total indifference to this issue will cost lives.
To reduce the harm caused sharing needles among drug users, syringe vending machines are installed.
India is the first in South Asia to pass a bill banning discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. The bill is now awaiting for Presidential approval to finally become a law.
The NYPD and the city of New York opted to settle a medical disqualification case who said that the NYPD retracted the offer after he disclosed his HIV-positive status.
The NHS Scotland approved funding PrEP drugs for people at risk of contracting HIV.
"It's the proof of concept that through therapeutic vaccination we can really re-educate our T cells to control the virus," said Dr Beatriz Mothe, IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute.
Get tested, get involved and get treated. Everyone in the community has a responsibility to learn facts about HIV as well as other sexually transmitted diseases.
Traditional Chinese medicine will also play a great part in the campaign as it doubles the number of HIV/AIDS patients to treat.
Taking HIV drugs used to slow down the infection's progression to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) may increase the risk of gay men contracting syphilis, another sexually transmitted infection.
Women with low levels of Lactobacillus but high levels of pro-inflammatory bacteria are four times more likely to acquire HIV.
A new HIV prevention implant promises a regular dose of PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis and its development is being backed by Bill Gates.
Experts describe the goal of South Africa to end AIDS in 2030 as "ambitious," expressing concerns on how to reach that goal.
A study in East Africa shows that the goal of the United Nations (U.N.) to get seven of 10 patients with HIV virus to become more involved and proactive in the treatment process is “achievable.”
Women infected by HIV experience mild symptoms during early stages which are often mistaken for flu and common cold. While we know early diagnosis of the infection helps in better intervention of the disease, seven symptoms of HIV in women are as follows.
Yearly, Get Yourself Tested (GYT) launches online campaigns and outside activities to raise the awareness and promote sexual health and tackle about the inexplicably increasing rates of STD among young people. The activity is being held every April as it is the month for STD awareness.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.