Saturday, July 26, 2014
A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS infection also indirectly benefits women by reducing their risk of contracting the HIV virus, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum Friday.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The U.S. food supplier at the centre of an expired meat scandal in China has apologized, as KFC and Pizza Hut's parent company said it would stop using the firm's products in the key Chinese market.
Nestled among the bars and strip clubs of Sydney's Kings Cross is a service which not only saves lives, but continues the pragmatic approach which prevented an HIV epidemic among drug-users in Australia.
Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said Thursday.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Thirty-four people have tested positive for AIDS using a rapid saliva screening kit provided by several civic groups, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
Anti-AIDS drugs have helped save 19 million years of human life since 1996, said an analysis Tuesday which also slashed U.N. estimates for HIV deaths and disease by a quarter.
A massive gene trawl has linked over 100 DNA coding mutations to schizophrenia, yielding critical clues about what causes the illness and possibly how to treat it, scientists said Tuesday.
Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a study out Monday.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The monkey version of HIV can take refuge from anti-AIDS drugs within days of entering the body, a study said Sunday, dampening hopes for a human cure.