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Does Gender Expression Impact Weight?

New Research Ties Masculinity to Higher BMI for Young People SILVER SPRING, MD – The first long-term research study of its kind ties masculine gender...

Cutting Prison Sentences Could Reduce Spread of HIV, Study Suggests

Reducing incarceration can reduce the number of sexual partners men and women have. Reducing the number of men who go to prison could help curb...

CDC: Half Of All Gay Black Men Will Become HIV+

By Nathan James A report released yesterday by the Centers For Disease Control (CDC), paint a grim picture for gay black men in America, whose...

Vaginal ring may be important HIV prevention option for women

Two clinical trials offer first evidence that vaginal ring may be important HIV prevention option for women; AVAC says donors, researchers, regulators and communities...

Israel to start PrEP for at risk people

Israel approves drug that prevents HIV infection The Health Ministry approved a preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program to prevent HIV transmission on Tuesday, making Israel one...

Joe Hollendoner Appointed CEO of San Francisco AIDS Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO - Joe Hollendoner, MSW, has been appointed CEO of San Francisco AIDS Foundation, effective May 2, 2016. Hollendoner brings more than 15...

President’s Budget Proposes $20 Million Pilot Program to Increase Access to...

By Sean Bland WASHINGTON-  In his final State of the Union Address, President Obama told Congress, “Right now, we are on track to end the scourge...

Brazil Wages War against Zika Virus on Several Fronts

By Mario Osava RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil is deploying 220,000 troops to wage war against the Zika virus, in response to the alarm caused...

A New-Generation Exoskeleton Helps the Paralyzed to Walk

Until recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. And although daily life is more accessible to wheelchair...

Africa: Combating HIV among Teens

By Miriam Gathigah and Jeffrey Moyo NAIROBI, Kenya / HARARE, Zimbabwe - Keziah Juma is coming to terms with her shattered life at the shanty...