All posts tagged "HIV"

  • High school classroom in South Korea (Courtesy of Schplook via Flickr/Creative Commons)
    UN urges S. Korea to abolish HIV testing of foreign teachers

    GENEVA, May 20 (Yonhap) — A United Nations committee on Wednesday reprimanded South Korea’s mandatory HIV testing of native English teachers as discrimination against foreigners, urging the country to abolish the policy. Foreigners who come to South...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • FILE - In this Thursday, May 10, 2012 file photo, a doctor holds Truvada pills at her office in San Francisco. A study released Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 shows that the drug, used to treat HIV infection, also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men. The study, done in France and Canada, is the first to test
    Pills before and after sex can help prevent HIV, study finds

    SEATTLE (AP) — For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men. The results offer hope...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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    HIV may evolve to cause AIDS less frequently

    New research has found that HIV may be evolving to become less aggressive, suggesting that in the future it may even be able to infect humans without causing AIDS. Long-term analysis has shown that HIV-inflicted females in...

    • Posted December 8, 2014
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  • Volunteers work at Club FF near Hongik University in western Seoul, Saturday, during a fundraiser to help women battling HIV/AIDS in South Africa. (Courtesy of Little Travellers Korea)
    S. Korean organization raises 4 mil. won for HIV/AIDS in Africa

    By John Redmond Little Travellers Korea raised 4 million won (About $4,000) at the Rubber Seoul club night, one of the biggest annual club nights of the year, near Hongik University in western Seoul, Saturday night, to...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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  • HIV report prompts porn moratorium

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The adult film industry’s trade association called for a moratorium on porn production today in response to a performer potentially being positive for HIV. According to the Free Speech Coalition, the unnamed performer’s initial test came...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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