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  • Ending HIV transmission: What is the impact of giving out free self-tests?
    on November 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

    A randomized clinical trial evaluated the effects of providing free HIV self-tests in a high-risk population and the results are in.

  • What chronic illnesses are people with HIV more likely to experience?
    on August 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

    An 'umbrella review of meta-analyses of observational studies' zooms in on the conditions that people living with HIV are at risk of developing.

  • What to know about circumcised and uncircumcised penises
    on July 11, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Circumcision of the penis, or the removal of the foreskin, is not usually medically necessary. For many people, it is a choice. Whether or not it affects the level of sexual stimulation remains unclear. Learn more here.

  • World first: Researchers completely remove HIV from mice
    on July 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Using a new antiretroviral therapy followed by gene editing, researchers were able to completely eliminate HIV from mice for the very first time.

  • Can the Rife machine treat cancer?
    on July 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can […]

  • New HIV vaccine could expose latent virus and kill it
    on April 9, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Using immune cells in an innovative way, scientists just got closer to developing an HIV vaccine that could make antiretroviral drugs a thing of the past.

  • What are the risks of anal sex?
    on March 6, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Having anal sex can increase the risk of bacterial infection, pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infections, and it can worsen hemorrhoids. Taking precautions can reduce many of these risks. Learn more about the risks […]

  • What are examples of immunodeficiency disorders?
    on February 11, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    Immunodeficiency disorders interfere with how the immune system works, making it harder for it to fight off infections and bacteria. Learn more about immunodeficiency disorders here.

  • How long can a person live with HIV?
    on January 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    There is no set length of time that a person can live with HIV. Life expectancy increases as new treatments become available. People can now manage HIV as a chronic condition. Learn more here.

  • What types of HIV medications are there?
    on January 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    There are many types of HIV medications, including antiretroviral drugs, which stop the virus from replicating. Learn more about the variety of HIV medications here.

These  health news headlines  are provided courtesy of Medical News Today.