Friday, 22 October 2021

Tag Archives: HIV

Study finds the reason behind youngsters engaging in unsafe sex

A recent study found that young adults, engaged in unprotected sex even after being aware of the various risks associated with it, is when the desire to form lasting romantic relationships arises in the youngsters. According to the researchers, this is the first study to directly compare how heterosexual men, ...

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GSK long-acting HIV injection succeeds in study

GlaxoSmithKline’s prospective two-monthly two-drug injection to treat HIV was as effective as a monthly dose of the same regimen in maintaining viral suppression at 48 weeks in a late-stage study, the British drugmaker said. The long-acting needle-based combination of its drug cabotegravir and Janssen’s treatment rilpivirine met its main goal ...

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AIDS deaths down a third since 2010: UN

HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 – some 33 percent lower than in 2010 – the United Nations said, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding dries up. An estimated 37.9 million people now live with HIV – a record 23.3 million ...

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Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

BANGKOK: Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants. Catriona Gray, 24, finished first ahead of the South African and Venezuelan finalists in the glittering ...

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Shah Rukh Khan receives human rights award at WEF

DAVOS: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan urged the economic elite to break down barriers of discrimination and sexism against women as they gathered for the Davos forum. The 52-year-old star appeared at a celebrity gala ahead of the official start of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting on Tuesday. ...

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Trump once wanted to have sex with Princess Diana

NEW YORK: Loudmouth US President Donald Trump had once called Diana Spencer, Britain’s late Princess, “crazy,” and even joked about giving her an HIV test. In a series of radio interviews given to Howard Stern, Trump had openly expressed his admiration for Lady Diana, who according to him, was the ...

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New AIDS vaccine ‘cures’ 5 patients without drugs

New AIDS vaccine ‘cures’ 5 patients, report claims A vaccine, developed by researchers in Spain, helped five HIV patients remain virus-free seven months after taking the treatment, a report claims. The treatment allowed the patients to stop taking regular antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. ARV drugs are the current method being used ...

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Prince Harry: I’m so lucky to be able to make a difference

‘It’s fun to be good and it’s boring to be bad …’ Prince Harry in Africa LESOTHO: Prince Harry has revealed his attitude has changed towards his royal role and said he feels “lucky” to be able to “make a difference”. The 32-year-old, speaking in an documentary about his charity ...

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