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Taiwan lifts travel ban for people living with HIV
26 January, 2015
Taiwan has lifted the ban on entry, stay and residence of foreigners living with HIV
People living with HIV in Peru protest against high treatment prices
23 January, 2015
US pharmaceutical company Brystol-Myers-Squibb has monopoly on the provision of antiretroviral treatment in Peru, driving treatment prices over the top.
People living with HIV do not face increased risks for heart attack
20 January, 2015
People living with HIV do not longer face an increased risk for a heart attack a recently published study in the Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases concludes
China: New HIV infections increase by 15%
19 January, 2015
New HIV infections in China have increased by 14.8 percent in the last year alone, according to reports from Xinhua, the state-run Chinese newspaper.
Mental health problems increase risk of HIV in men having sex with men
16 January, 2015
Men who have sex with men and suffer from a mental health conditions have an increased risk for HIV in comparison to men having sex with men not suffering of any mental health condition.
Research calls for start of HIV treatment within 12 months of infection
15 January, 2015
Starting ART within 12 months of becoming infected has significant immunological benefits for people living with HIV.
SHARE project reduces incidence of intimate partner violence and HIV
13 January, 2015
A community project in Uganda involving a combination of different behavioural interventions has been shown to significantly reduce incidence of intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV among individuals exposed to the interventions.
Use of injectable contraceptives increase risks of HIV
9 January, 2015
Research shows that the use of injectable contraceptives increases the risks of HIV in women