HIV

How the UK could end HIV transmission by 2030
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How the UK could end HIV transmission by 2030

Charities mark World Aids Day by calling for wider testing to halt new transmissions of the virus
1 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Snake-oil salesmen rediscover expertise’
Michael Gove
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Instant Opinion: ‘Snake-oil salesmen rediscover expertise’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 1 December
1 Dec 2020
Six-a-year anti-HIV jab ‘more effective’ than daily pill
Experts say findings of new study pose a ‘real worry’ for public health
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Six-a-year anti-HIV jab ‘more effective’ than daily pill

Researchers say long-acting new preventative drug is ‘game changer’ in fight against Aids
9 Jul 2020
Large asteroid to pass by Earth today
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Large asteroid to pass by Earth today

And other stories from the stranger side of life
29 Apr 2020
Who is Nkosi Johnson?
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Who is Nkosi Johnson?

HIV campaigner who died aged 12 is commemorated by Google Doodle
4 Feb 2020
Bad blood: how haemophiliacs were infected with HIV
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Bad blood: how haemophiliacs were infected with HIV

As many as 2,000 British haemophiliacs died after being given tainted blood plasma in the 1970s and 80s
1 May 2019
Third patient now reportedly cured of HIV
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Third patient now reportedly cured of HIV

Dusseldorf patient received bone marrow transplant like the other two HIV-free patients
8 Mar 2019

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Have doctors finally found a cure for HIV?
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Have doctors finally found a cure for HIV?

UK patient ‘free’ of disease after stem cell treatment
6 Mar 2019
How England aims to wipe out HIV transmission by 2030
Matt Hancock
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How England aims to wipe out HIV transmission by 2030

Health Secretary Matt Hancock unveils plan to become first country with no new infections
30 Jan 2019
HIV test kits now available to buy on the high street
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HIV test kits now available to buy on the high street

Superdrug says self-testing will reduce results waiting time and increase early diagnosis rates
9 Aug 2018
‘Dangerous complacency’ threatens gains in fight against HIV
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‘Dangerous complacency’ threatens gains in fight against HIV

Experts call for urgent changes in how the disease is treated and controlled
20 Jul 2018
HIV cases hit record high as epidemic sweeps Europe
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HIV cases hit record high as epidemic sweeps Europe

Around 80% of new infections were in Eastern European countries
29 Nov 2017
New STD cases hit record high in US
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New STD cases hit record high in US

And in Europe, HIV diagnoses among over-50s is on the rise
28 Sep 2017
Scotland approves cancer drug 'too expensive' for England
Doctors look at films of breast cancer X-rays
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Scotland approves cancer drug 'too expensive' for England

Kadcyla to be offered north of the border, while NHS Scotland also commits to funding 'costly' PrEP HIV drug
11 Apr 2017
HIV researchers edge closer to a cure
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HIV researchers edge closer to a cure

British man with HIV hoping to be cured of the disease after unprecedented collaboration between universities
3 Oct 2016
Dating apps blamed for rise of HIV in Asia
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Dating apps blamed for rise of HIV in Asia

Explosion of gay dating apps has expanded the options for casual spontaneous sex, says UN report
30 Nov 2015
Charlie Sheen learned of his HIV diagnosis four years ago
Charlie Sheen
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Charlie Sheen learned of his HIV diagnosis four years ago

Two and a Half Men actor claims he wants to put an end to people blackmailing him over illness
17 Nov 2015
Woman ticketed 'for having HIV' wins $40,000 settlement
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Woman ticketed 'for having HIV' wins $40,000 settlement

"What happened to her was awful, no one should have to go through that," said Shalandra Jones's lawyer
23 Sep 2015
How cancer drugs are being used to kill HIV
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How cancer drugs are being used to kill HIV

Researchers say treatment may be able to flush virus from hiding places in the body
31 Jul 2015
Will male contraceptive transform birth control?
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Will male contraceptive transform birth control?

Men could soon have more contraceptive choices, but many question why it's taken this long
1 Jul 2015
HIV HOME TEST: Is the self-testing kit a good idea?
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HIV HOME TEST: Is the self-testing kit a good idea?

Self-testing kits hope to reduce the 'unacceptably high' number of people with undiagnosed HIV in the UK
27 Apr 2015
Gene therapy success raises hopes of 'cure' for HIV
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Gene therapy success raises hopes of 'cure' for HIV

Doctors say engineering an HIV patient's own immune cells could eliminate the need for daily antiretroviral drugs
6 Mar 2014