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Report: South African State Hospitals ‘Forcibly’ Sterilized Women With HIV

South Africa has the biggest HIV epidemic in the world, with a prevalence rate of 13%

Report: South African State Hospitals ‘Forcibly’ Sterilized Women With HIV

South Africa has the biggest HIV epidemic in the world, with a prevalence rate of 13%
Influencer Arrests, Sea Eagles Torturing Bats and HIV Drugs to Treat Coronavirus: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Influencer Arrests, Sea Eagles Torturing Bats and HIV Drugs to Treat Coronavirus: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

I don’t know about you all, but I never win anything when I enter Instagram giveaways or contests. I’ve often wondered if anyone really does or whether they’re all scams. Although I don’t know the
Influencer Arrests, Sea Eagles Torturing Bats and HIV Drugs to Treat Coronavirus: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Influencer Arrests, Sea Eagles Torturing Bats and HIV Drugs to Treat Coronavirus: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

I don’t know about you all, but I never win anything when I enter Instagram giveaways or contests. I’ve often wondered if anyone really does or whether they’re all scams. Although I don’t know the

Singer Summer Walker dragged for insensitive HIV comments

She was upset after someone stole her laptop on a flight. The post Singer Summer Walker dragged for insensitive HIV comments appeared first on The Daily Dot.
5 Years After a Devastating HIV Outbreak, Indiana Is Still Lacking in Needle Exchanges

5 Years After a Devastating HIV Outbreak, Indiana Is Still Lacking in Needle Exchanges

Public health experts say this reflects a continuing reluctance to treat addiction as a health issue.
Potential HIV vaccine hits major snag in testing

Potential HIV vaccine hits major snag in testing

It was only a couple of months ago that news of potential HIV vaccines generated excitement in the medical community, with several promising developments and new drugs in the works. Unfortunately, the
Apple Analyst Cuts Shipment Expectations Over Coronavirus

Apple Analyst Cuts Shipment Expectations Over Coronavirus

The expected impact of coronavirus is growing. It's now expected to hit Apple iPhone shipments by a significant amount. The post Apple Analyst Cuts Shipment Expectations Over Coronavirus appeared
Experimental HIV Vaccine Deemed 'Ineffective' in Stopping Virus

Experimental HIV Vaccine Deemed 'Ineffective' in Stopping Virus

A clinical trial for an HIV vaccine came to an end recently after researchers found it did not prevent the virus.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Is Being Sued for Fixing Price for Life-Saving Drug

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Is Being Sued for Fixing Price for Life-Saving Drug

Currently incarcerated "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is the target of a state and federal lawsuit that was announced on Monday.
LGBTQ+ issues should be included in sex education curriculum. Here's why.

LGBTQ+ issues should be included in sex education curriculum. Here's why.

by Joan Westenberg Queer people are people too. For years, we have struggled to gain our basic rights: the right to marry, the right to care for our children, the right to engage with society, and the
Number of new HIV cases drops by 73% thanks to new drug

Number of new HIV cases drops by 73% thanks to new drug

People living with the virus have hailed the revolutionary medicine's impact, but said more needs to be done.
Distrustful Partners Stigmatize HIV Prevention Meds as a Sign of Cheating

Distrustful Partners Stigmatize HIV Prevention Meds as a Sign of Cheating

“If someone in a relationship wants to get on PrEP, that’s not a judgment against their partner."
David Stern helped Magic Johnson change the conversation about HIV

David Stern helped Magic Johnson change the conversation about HIV

In 1991, HIV was viewed as a death sentence. Then Magic Johnson played in the All-Star Game.
China Sentences Gene-Editing Rogue Scientist to Three Years in Prison

China Sentences Gene-Editing Rogue Scientist to Three Years in Prison

Chinese state media announced Monday that a court in southern Shenzhen sentenced He Jiankui, a rogue biophysicist, to three years in prison for claims he illegally edited the genes of twins in utero.

Scientist who edited babies' genes sentenced to three years in prison

Last year, a Stanford-trained scientist stunned the world by revealing that he had created the first genetically-edited babies using the CRISPR/Cas9 tool. Now, He Jiankui and two of his associates
China sentenced the scientist behind the world’s first gene-edited babies

China sentenced the scientist behind the world’s first gene-edited babies

He and his fellow researchers "breached the moral bottom line of scientific research and medical ethics," the court said.
Facebook ads are spreading misinformation about HIV

Facebook ads are spreading misinformation about HIV

GLAAD called out Facebook. The post appeared first on The Daily Dot.

Ads on Facebook are spreading misinformation about anti-HIV drugs

While many are focused on Facebook's unwillingness to curb false political ads, there appears to be another misinformation campaign going unchecked. The Guardian and GLAAD have noted that personal
How to Get Free HIV Prevention Medication

How to Get Free HIV Prevention Medication

Medications called PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, can lower the risk of contracting HIV by 97%. They’re recommended for anyone at high risk of exposure to the virus, including people with an