Posts tagged with: AIDS

A guide to surviving Valentine’s Day for singletons and Divorcees – part 2

Remember Valentine’s Day is a commercial holiday not the ‘be all and end all of love’ Few couples love Valentine’s Day. It’s a chore. Let’s face it. There is pressure to go out for dinner, to buy cards, flowers, presents, […]

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World-leading on treatment, trailing on prevention – what the HIV stats tell us

Recently-released official statistics show that last year, there were just over 85,000 people accessing HIV treatment and care in the UK. Ben Lineberger, communication intern at the National AIDS Trust, reports. Almost all (91%) the people accessing HIV treatment were […]

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Living without the knowledge you have HIV

This week marks HIV Testing Week across the UK, and Brigette Bard, Founder of Last Taboo and CEO of BioSure UK, looks at why this week is so important in raising awareness of HIV and encouraging people to test… Thirty […]

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What are the symptoms of HIV?

There are many rumours and myths out there about HIV and how it can affect those who have it. Gary Carpenter, clinical director of BioSure, cuts through the noise to answer the burning questions about the symptoms of HIV and […]

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Are HIV and AIDS the same thing?

HIV is a virus. AIDS is a condition. They are not the same thing. It is impossible to get AIDS without first being infected with HIV, but a person can have HIV without it ever developing into AIDS. Antiretrovirals (ART) […]

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