HIV screenings in high-risk areas could save lives and money, a study published today argues.
Researchers at Queen Mary University, London, are calling for people to be screened at all 74 local authorities in England with high rates of infection when they register with a GP.
Monday 31st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
MORE than half of HIV sufferers aged over 50 are living in poverty, according to a new study published today.
Research by the Terrence Higgins Trust found that 58 per cent of those with the condition are in poverty, twice that of the general population, while 82 per cent experienced...
Thursday 19th Jan 2017
by Steve Sweeney
A “GAME-CHANGING” HIV drug will be available to NHS patients in England following a successful legal challenge, it was announced yesterday.
NHS England had fought a bitter court battle, arguing that it was not responsible for the funding of...
Monday 5th Dec 2016
Campaigners hail latest ruling for ‘game-changing’ treatment
Friday 11th Nov 2016
Victory for campaign to use preventative drug
Wednesday 3rd Aug 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
PM worried teens might learn about ‘risky sex’
Wednesday 30th Dec 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
EIGHTIES Aids activists reunited last night to launch a campaign against cuts to HIV services and privatisation of the NHS.
Direct action group Aids Coalition to Unleash Power (Act Up) announced it was to go back into “creative and confrontational street activism” as part...
Thursday 1st Oct 2015
the Paddy McGuffin column
Saturday 26th Sep 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Features
by Our Foreign Desk
US DRUG company Turing Pharmaceuticals relented yesterday and said it would partially reverse its 5,000 per cent rise in the price of a drug for treating toxoplasmosis.
Turing boss Martin Shkreli claimed that the new price would make Daraprim more...
Thursday 24th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
SINGAPORE yesterday announced it had partially lifted a two-decade ban on HIV-positive people entering the country — prompting a cautious welcome from health campaigners.
According to the country’s Health Ministry the ban was lifted on April 1 this year, although this was...
Tuesday 1st Sep 2015