A woman has been blocked and legally banned by her own brother for a reason she has no control over.
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is commonly considered a sociological problem because of its association with risk factors such as drug use, same-s** activity, and prostitution. However, public attitudes towards HIV are grounded in a philosophy of human responsibility, and the inability to prevent infection is typically seen as grounds for negative evaluations of those living with HIV.
OPINION: Protect yourself from Hepatitis B
July 28 was the World Hepatitis Day. This year’s theme was. “Bringing hepatitis care closer to you”, seeks to raise awareness about the need to simplify and expand hepatitis care to primary health institutions, community-based venues, and areas outside hospital premises.
Scientists Just Announced the Fifth Person is Cured of HIV. Are We Ready to Cure Millions?
To cure HIV, it takes more than just pills - although you might need these to suppress your immune system.Image by Christina Victoria Craft. In the science news headlines recently, there’s buzz about HIV. Specifically, about two cases that were presented at the International AIDS conference, which took place in Montreal, Canada on July 27, 2022.
N.J. DOH Encourages HIV Testing in Observance of National HIV Testing Day
As part of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) recommends that adolescents and adults get tested for HIV as part of a regular self-care routine.
Woman's quest to help people living with HIV/AIDS in the south
Monica Johnson was first diagnosed with HIV in 1990. At the same time of her diagnosis, she learned that her infant son, Vaurice, also tested positive for the virus. Doctors told her that the baby only had a year to live because of his condition.
How a Stem Cell Transplant Cures Woman of HIV/AIDS with Novel Treatment
After many years of studies, deaths, and more studies, a woman is finally cured of HIV! But, wait. She’s not the first. Apparently, she is the third person, globally, to be cured.
Denver works to prevent homelessness among people with HIV
(Denver, Colo.) Denver will award a $468,303 contract to Vivent Health to offer housing and other support for people with HIV. The contract is on the consent agenda for Thursday's Public Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness Committee. The consent agenda is for matters considered routine.
Cutting Edge Stem Cell Transplant Procedure Cures Woman of HIV
An American research team announced Tuesday that they were able to cure a woman with HIV by means of a new stem cell transplant procedure. The woman is described as an American of mixed race and is a participant in a study since 2015 which keeps track of the outcomes of 25 people with HIV who received transplants.
Denver expands pilot program citywide to help homeless
(Denver, Colo.) Denver City Council is so happy with a program that substitutes paramedics and mental health officials for calls with people experiencing homelessness that it voted Monday to expand the STAR program citywide. STAR stands for Support Team Assisted Response.
HIV Cases Now Higher In Heterosexuals Than Gays
Since the pandemic, COVID-19 has taken the focus away from other diseases. Well, people continue to get infected with non-lung-related illnesses. And the statistics surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) have had a surprising change.