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Wellness

Mentoring Program in Johannesburg to Empower Women Leaders Fighting HIV/AIDS

JOHANNESBURG -- Vital Voices Global Partnership and Bank of America today launched a weeklong initiative in Johannesburg, South Africa, connecting women leaders from sub-Saharan...

Antiviral Therapy Cuts Liver Cancer Risk in Hepatitis C patients

Hepatitis C is one of the most common viral infections in the world and it increases the risk for liver cancer. But researchers...

Detroit agency awarded $1.4 million in battle against HIV/AIDS

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awards $1.4 million to Community Health Awareness Group Substance Use Disorder Treatment for African Americans at High Risk for...

Kenyan Men With Breast Cancer Fight Disease, Stigma

By Rael Ombuor NAIROBI — For a long time, Kenyan men fighting breast cancer have hidden their condition, embarrassed they are fighting a disease associated with...

Sickle cell disease monitored using smart phone

A researcher from Florida Atlantic University has come up with a unique way to monitor sickle cell disease — a serious blood disorder —...

Synthetic Malaria Drug Made Through Biotech, Yeast

By Jessica Berman The World Health Organization says more than 200 million people - mostly in sub-Saharan Africa - were infected with malaria in 2010....

SA Study: Gay Community at Increased Risk for HIV

One of the challenges of fighting HIV around the world is the difficulty of reaching those at risk. A new study from South Africa...

Bromances May Be Good for Men’s Health

Moderate stress encourages male bonding, and prosocial behavior makes them more resilient to stress Male friendships, portrayed and often winked at in bromance movies, could...

Building Public Trust is a Key Factor in Fighting West Africa’s...

KANDOPLEU/ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire - The nurse carefully packs the body into a plastic bag and then leaves the isolation tent, rinsing his feet in a bucket of water that contains bleach. Then he carefully takes off his safety glasses, gloves and mask and burns them in a jerry can.

Women’s Cooperatives Ease Burden of HIV in Kenya

By Charles Karis NAIROBI - Seventy-three-year-old Dorcus Auma effortlessly weaves sisal fronds into a beautiful basket as she walks the tiny path that snakes up...