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Promising new HIV vaccine set to begin human trials

Promising new HIV vaccine set to begin human trials

A potential HIV vaccine is set to begin human trials, after a promising extended trial on animals. The vaccine was created at the Institute of Human Virology, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine – headed up by esteemed HIV researcher Dr Robert Gallo. Following promising results in an animal trial, the researchers are testing out a potential vaccine that could prevent or…
CEO who hiked up price of HIV drug says it will be given free to those unable to pay

CEO who hiked up price of HIV drug says it will be given free to those unable to pay

Following an avalanche of criticism, the CEO of a drugs company that has hiked up the price of a specific medication used in the treatment of a disease commonly associated with HIV infection has now said that his company will give the drug away for free to those who cannot afford it. Martin Shkreli, a hedge fund manager turned pharmaceutical entrepreneur,…
Scientists ‘delete’ HIV virus from human DNA for the first time

Scientists ‘delete’ HIV virus from human DNA for the first time

Once HIV conquers a human cell, it will stay there forever. It inserts its deadly genome permanently into its victims' DNA, forcing them to require medical treatment for the rest of their life. But now, for the first time, researchers in Philadelphia have found a way to completely delete HIV from human cells by ‘snipping’ them out. The team of…
A boy was raped, then given electric shock therapy to ‘cure’ his homosexuality

A boy was raped, then given electric shock therapy to ‘cure’ his homosexuality

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has heard that the boy was raped at a Victoria youth training centre.  The inquiry looked into sexual abuse at the training centre leading up to the 1990s. It heard that many boys were raped, and others were given intrusive medical procedures. One victim was raped by boys during the…
Are you born gay or is it a choice? Scientists might have found the answer

Are you born gay or is it a choice? Scientists might have found the answer

Scientists have uncovered the strongest evidence yet in the debate of whether people are ‘born gay’. The largest ever study into the existence of a so-called ‘gay gene’, conducted by NorthShore Research Institute, looked at 409 sets of gay brothers in an effort to finally put the debate to rest. The study identified two genetic regions – Xq28 an 8q12 – which…
Don’t stay behind and colaborate with the AIDS fight!

Don’t stay behind and colaborate with the AIDS fight!

Axel Hotels suggest you to cooperate in the AIDS fight with “ Stop SIDA” donating 1€ in the final bill of your stay. Axel Hotels has a partnership with some organizations around the world to promote their equality, respect, precautions and fight against the AIDS for all the LGTB community. For these reasons, Axel Hotels and Stop SIDA appreciate your collaboration donating…

Europe unites for the first European HIV testing week

It is the first time that Europe has united for a testing week and more than 400 organisations and institutions across Europe have signed up to host activities that will increase awareness of the benefits of HIV testing. The theme is ‘Talk HIV. Test HIV.’, and the goal is to reduce late HIV diagnosis. The week has been coordinated by HIV…

In Medical First, a Baby With H.I.V. Is Deemed Cured

Doctors announced on Sunday that a baby had been cured of an H.I.V. infection for the first time, a startling development that could change how infected newborns are treated and sharply reduce the number of children living with the virus that causes AIDS. The baby, born in rural Mississippi, was treated aggressively with antiretroviral drugs starting around 30 hours after birth,…

You can feel the seductive essence of Alqvimia in the lobby of our Hotel Axel Barcelona

Now we put easier benefit of the advantageous properties of branded products Alqvimia, Alqvimia has sprayed glamorous lobby Axel Hotel Barcelona. The benefits of essential oils of Alqvimia products care your health and your skin, as they are 100% natural. Alqumia also sells a new product for men that combine Seductive Man male essence with the power of seduction .…

Mexico lifts ban on gay men donating blood

Gay and bisexual men, who have a history of using condoms, who do not inject drugs, and are not sex workers can now donate. The policy explicitly banned gay and bisexual men from donating blood based on their “practices” and their “increased probability of acquiring HIV or hepatitis infection”. However, the new law (NOM 253) eliminates blanket bans on gay and bisexual men…