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HIV Treatments Showing Signs Of Success

  Improvements in HIV treatment means that young people diagnosed with HIV may now have near-normal life expectancies, according to a new study published in The Lancet medical journal. This news comes after a research team at the University of Bristol studied data from 18 North American medical investigations into HIV-1 – the world’s most

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Reducing HIV Risk – Drug to be used by NHS

A drug which greatly reduces the risk of contracting the HIV virus is going to be available to NHS patients in England. It is believed that wider access to the drug, Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), will have a dramatic effect in reducing HIV risk across the country. How PrEP Works PrEP is a highly effective pill

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Public Health England Launches Free Home HIV Testing Kits

Charlie Sheen’s revelation that he is living with HIV last week serves as a timely reminder that HIV, although now manageable, is still prevalent and can affect anyone. In the UK alone, there are 18,100 people who are unaware they have the disease, which is not only risking their lives, but the lives of others too. This week, Public Health

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