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HIV-positive man wins erection compo

A COMPANY treating men with erection problems has been ordered to pay $30,000 compensation for unlawfully discriminating against an HIV-positive client.

Published
07 December 2010
From
Herald-Sun
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Issues Guidelines on Care for HIV-Infected Women

The guidelines cover the recommended health screenings, counseling, and routine gynecologic care for women with HIV/AIDS.

Published
23 November 2010
From
Medscape
Uganda: Koriang Murder Story Makes Me Feel Guilty

Recently, Ugandan newspapers carried a story about Judith Koriang, 20, who was sentenced to death by the Court Martial in Soroti in connection with the murder of her soldier-husband Nelson Okello. She was said to have been infuriated by a recurrent nagging by Okello after she was found to be HIV positive yet the husband was HIV negative

Published
22 November 2010
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AllAfrica
Group raises awareness of forced sterilization among HIV positive women

We need to promote and protect HIV-positive women’s reproductive and sexual rights, in order to stop forced sterilizations from happening, but also in relation to desired pregnancy, childbearing and abortion.

Published
19 November 2010
From
Science Speaks
FDA Panel Recommends HPV Vaccine for Anal Cancer Prevention

Gardasil was recommended for prevention of anal cancer at a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel meeting yesterday.

Published
19 November 2010
From
Medscape
I Am HIV Positive and I Don’t Blame Anybody — Including Myself

To say “he gave me HIV” obscures the truth, it was through a mutual act, consensual sex, that I became HIV positive.

Published
12 November 2010
From
Color Lines
Mobile phone kits to diagnose STDs

Doctors and technology experts are developing small devices, similar to pregnancy testing kits, that will tell someone quickly and privately if they have caught an infection through sexual contact.

Published
06 November 2010
From
The Guardian
My gay lover didn't tell me he was HIV-positive. How can I trust anybody in future?

Decide what you would do with a partner with HIV – and what 'extra' you will do with someone who is disease-free, writes Pamela Stephenson Connolly, Guardian sex advice columnist. You'll be surprised how few extras are on the second list.

Published
05 November 2010
From
The Guardian
A drug against AIDS could be effective against the herpesvirus

Scientists have shown that raltegravir, the drug approved in 2007 for the treatment of AIDS that is sold by Merck under the name Isentress, cancels the function of an essential protein for the replication of one kind of herpes virus.

Published
23 September 2010
From
Science Daily
Young gay men fuelling HIV epidemic, study warns

Researchers say that rising rates of syphilis along HIV among young gay men suggests risky sexual behaviour was to blame.

Published
07 September 2010
From
The Guardian

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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