HIV-Positive Students In Taiwan; U. K. Commitment To Zimbabwe; Scientists Discover Faster, Cheaper HIV Test, How Schistosomiasis Drug Works

June 28, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Taiwan Marks Increased Numbers Of HIV-Positive Students The Taiwan AIDS Foundation said that according to Department of Health’s Centers for Disease Control statistics, the average age of HIV positive people in the country is getting younger, the China Post reports.

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Partner Issues Significantly Influence Women’s Sexual Activity In Later Years, UCSF Study Shows

June 27, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

As a woman gets older, physical problems are less likely to influence whether she is sexually active than her partner’s health or interest in sex, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente. The study also showed significant differences in the frequency of sexual activity, as well as sexual desire and satisfaction, among racial groups of middle-aged and elderly women.

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Ohio Comprehensive Sex Education Program Improves Knowledge Of Safer-Sex Practices, Study Finds

June 27, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Ohio students who participate in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s comprehensive sex education program show more knowledge and better attitudes toward safer-sex practices than students who do not participate, according to a study released Tuesday by Philliber Research Associates, the

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Florida Newspaper Examines Impact Of HIV/AIDS On Black Community

June 27, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Polk County, Fla., health officials have made educating the black community a top priority in addressing HIV/AIDS in the state, where blacks are disproportionately affected by the virus, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

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Bronx Campaign Boosts HIV Testing; Fauci Issues Statement Regarding National Testing Day

June 27, 2009 by admin · Leave a Comment 

A three-year initiative launched last year by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to test every adult in the Bronx for HIV has boosted testing by 28 percent, according to city health officials, the New York Times’ blog “City Room” reports.

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