Pennsylvania county sees huge surge in HIV and gonorrhea rates

Pennsylvania officials have reported an alarming increase in sexually transmitted infections in a county outside of Pittsburgh as local health experts say young people...

125 people in Milwaukee have tested positive for HIV and syphilis

At least 125 people in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have tested positive for HIV, syphilis or both in one of the largest sexually transmitted infection 'clusters' ever...

Research sheds light on how HIV virus ‘hides’ from treatments

A cure for HIV could be in the pipeline, scientists claim. Experiments have today revealed exactly how the killer virus hides away, preventing antiviral drugs...

HIV patients who are depressed have a greater risk of dying

HIV patients with long-term depression may be twice as likely to die from any cause than those without the mental health illness, a new...

Sports star quizzed by cops over infecting lover with HIV

An international sports star was questioned by police last week over claims they carelessly infected a lover with HIV. Police are investigating the claims as...

Duterte discourages condoms as HIV in Philippines is up

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has openly discouraged his countrymen from practicing safe sex, despite an increase in HIV cases of more than 3,000 per...

8 best podcasts to de-stress and soothe your frazzled mind

When work deadlines start piling up and it feels like years since you’ve had a holiday, your mind can...

Transgender prostitute jailed for passing on HIV

A transgender prostitute who infected a client with HIV has been jailed for six years in a men's prison.   Clayton James Palmer, who was born...

Letters sent by Princess Diana to Aids victim revealed

Letters sent by Princess Diana to the friend of an AIDS victim who she gave £580 to have been made public. Correspondence between Princess Diana...

Could gene editing fight the AIDS crisis?

Experts say gene therapy could finally be used to treat HIV and AIDS - after a decade of trying to replicate the transplant that...