Diseases

HIV on the rise in the over-50s

Reckless sexual behaviour by divorcees is behind an increase in HIV cases among the over-50s, a major study suggests. The diagnosis rate among older Britons rose by an average annual rate of 3.6 per cent over...

Three cups of coffee a day doubled HIV survival rates

Patients living with both HIV and hepatitis C who drank three or more daily cups of coffee were twice as likely to survive than those that drank less coffee, a new study found. About one...

Fight to control anal cancer epidemic in America

Almost 620,000 gay and bisexual men in the United States were living with HIV in 2014, and 100,000 of these men were not even aware of their infection.  These men are 100 times more likely...

New York to memorialize first EMT to contract HIV on duty

Tracy Allen Lee died at the age of 34 from contracting HIV while on the job (pictured with husband Victor Lee)  Emergency Medical Technician Tracy Allen Lee will be memorialized on after dying from AIDS 20...

Celebrities back Harvey Weinstein in row at AIDS charity

A slew of celebrities are lining up to defend Harvey Weinstein after he was dragged into an ugly funding row for a prominent AIDS charity. DailyMail.com understands that George Clooney, Johnny Depp and Ryan Gosling...

HIV people who smoke more likely to die of lung cancer

People with HIV who smoke cigarettes are 10 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from HIV, a study has found. Those diagnosed with HIV are living longer because of the increasingly effective...

Hairdresser ‘deliberately infected 10 lovers with HIV’

A hairdresser is to stand trial accused of infecting several lovers with HIV after allegedly 'tampering with the condoms' during sex. Daryll Rowe was investigated after claims he tampered with condoms while having sex with...

George Michael’s moving final tribute to Brazilian lover

George Michael will speak about the death of his first love from an AIDS-related illness as part of a Channel 4 documentary on the tragic star. Brazilian designer Anselmo Feleppa died in 1993 after George...

Aaron Carter reveals fears that he is HIV-positive

Aaron Carter addresses his health concerns and fears that he could be HIV-positive on the second part of a special two-episode edition of 'The Doctors' on Thursday. 'I need help, I'm scared,' says Carter in...

Aaron Carter is given the all-clear in HIV test on TV

Aaron Carter was relieved to discover that he was HIV and AIDS free on Thursday, as he was given the results of a health test on an episode of The Doctors. Calling the televised moment...