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Russian prisoners with HIV, hepatitis forcibly drafted by Wagner Group

The sick Russian soldiers are identified through the use of color-coded wristbands, red for HIV and white for hepatitis.

3D print of HIV surface protein gp120. An antibody also is attached at the top (green and blue). Whe

New HIV vaccine can produce strong antibodies - study

The study notes the obstacle to creating a vaccine that can induce strong antibodies that can neutralize HIV strains.

A man prepares the items needed for a circumcision.

Circumcision: The history, health benefits, pros and cons - explainer

Circumcision is one of the oldest surgical procedures in the world and holds an important place in Judaism as the brit mila. Here's everything you should know.

07/09/2022
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All pregnant women should test for HIV/AIDS, not just those at high risk - Health Ministry

A woman carrying HIV may transmit the virus to the fetus during pregnancy, therefore early detection of morbidity and treatment of the mother will reduce the risk of infection for the fetus.

Man tests positive for COVID-19, monkeypox and HIV all at once

It is as of yet unclear if monkeypox, SARS-CoV-2 and HIV co-infection aggravate the patient's condition.

24/08/2022

Why are more and more people contracting STDs and how do we stop it?

Cases of STDs have increased for a variety of reasons. How can one avoid getting infected, and what are the signs that infection has occurred?

By Dr. David Shasha/Walla!
15/08/2022
A student makes an AIDS red ribbon during a World AIDS Day event in Beijing, December 1, 2010

Two more HIV patients achieve remission as UN warns of AIDS crisis

UNAIDS warned that "the global AIDS response is under threat," due to global instability in the past two years.

29/07/2022

Ukrainian refugees: Host states need to look out for health issues - study

At least 12 million Ukrainians have fled their homes since the war began. Of these, over six million have left Ukraine itself for other countries.

Immune system uses two-step verification to defend against HIV

The research discovery could offer new methods for treating HIV, while uncovering the innate immune system’s role in other diseases.

Israeli scientists work towards curbing Candida, the yeast infection fungus

Weizmann scientists discovered that a powerful commando unit of TH17 cells capable of fighting Candida cannot be generated without crucial early support from an entirely different contingent.

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