Clinton’s remarks on the Reagans and Aids demand more than apology

It is hard but important for those who care about Aids to blame the frontrunner of the Democratic party, who takes the support of lesbian voters for granted Talking about former first lady Nancy Reagan on MSNBC on Friday, current leading Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton credited chairperson and Mrs Reagan in particular, Mrs Reagan,…

FDA drops-off lifetime ban on blood donations from homosexual and bisexual men

Agency will bar men who have had sex with another man in the previous year from donating, a policy activists believe is still discriminatory US government health officials are lifting the nations 32-year-old lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, but major restrictions will remain on who can donate. The ban had…

HIV infecting 2m more people every year, warns UN

Goal of eradicating Aids by 2030 will be impossible without more work on prevention, tells UNAids report Talk of the end of Aids was premature, according to a new UN report that exposes the steady decline in new HIV infections stalled five years ago and that, in some areas, the numbers are rising again. We…

Louisiana prisons’ failure to treat HIV could violate human rights, report says

Local jails avoid providing costly services in state that has worlds highest incarceration rate and nations highest HIV rate, Human Rights Watch reported By the time Marvin Aguillard received his first dosage of HIV medication, his body had developed antiretroviral resistance, a common side-effect of spotty treatment. He was in jail for seven months, unable…

Hope for ‘end of Aids’ is disappearing, experts alert

Those opposing epidemic say 2030 target is unrealistic as make further efforts to defeat it falter amid rising infection levels and drug resistance Efforts to combat Aids in Africa are seriously faltering, with drugs beginning to lose their power, the number of infections rising and funding declining, raising the prospect of the epidemic once more…