Tag Archives: HIV

Vaginal Ring Cuts HIV Risk by Nearly One-third: Studies

Vaginal Ring Cuts HIV Risk by Nearly One-third: Studies

  Miami, United States – A monthly vaginal ring that contains an anti-retroviral drug has been shown to cut the risk of HIV infection in women by nearly one-third, according to ...

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Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

Drug Firm Announces Advance in Quest for HIV Cure

  Oslo, Norway – A Norwegian drug firm on Tuesday announced an advance in its quest for an HIV cure with a drug combination which seeks to force the virus out ...

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US Lifts Lifetime Ban on Gay Blood Donations

US Lifts Lifetime Ban on Gay Blood Donations

  Washington, United States – The United States on Monday formally lifted its lifetime ban on blood donations by gay men, replacing the rule with a 12-month waiting period after last ...

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Health Official: Increasing Number of HIV Patients, Not Entirely Negative

Health Official: Increasing Number of HIV Patients, Not Entirely Negative

  KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Dec. 2  (PIA)  —  Having an  increasing  number  of human immunodeficiency  virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome  victims is  admittedly  alarming. However, Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., head of ...

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Fight vs. Chronic Viral Hepatitis Rages in the Philippines

Fight vs. Chronic Viral Hepatitis Rages in the Philippines

  HEPATITIS in all its guises and complications afflicts some 17 percent—nearly one of every five—of the Filipino population. The disease robs them of their lives—“many would think that the ...

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Indonesian District to Ban Condoms in Convenience Stores

Indonesian District to Ban Condoms in Convenience Stores

  Belopa, Indonesia – A staunchly Islamic district in Indonesia plans to ban the sale of condoms in convenience stores in a bid to halt premarital sex, an official said Tuesday, ...

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