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  • 16th October 2013

    London HIV charity runs fundraising Christmas cookery classes

    The cookery classes are for groups of 6-12 people

    2:30 PM — London HIV charity The Food Chain is running corporate Christmas cookery classes to raise money for people living with HIV in the capital.

  • 1st December 2011

    Video: One in three young people “would fear telling parents about HIV” 43

    One in five respondents thought their parents would not want people to know if they had HIV (Photo: Shannon Yeh)

    2:10 PM — A survey by the British Red Cross has found one in three young people in Britain would be scared to tell their parents if they were HIV positive. While 20% of respondents also said their parents would not want them to tell anyone else if they were living with HIV, 69% said they believed their parents would love them either way.

  • 30th November 2011

    US study: 1 in 20 LA dentists refuses to treat anyone with HIV 11

    The 10% rate of discrimination is considered to be good compared with other healthcare providers (Photo: Flickr user Muffet)

    11:38 AM — A Williams Institute study has found that 5% of dentists they polled refuse services to people living with HIV/AIDS, but said this rate is comparatively good for the US healthcare industry.

  • 12th October 2011

    HIV life expectancy rises by 15 years 153

    Life expectancy for those with HIV has risen

    2:45 PM — Life expectancy for people living with HIV has risen by 15 years in the last decade. Research by the University of Bristol’s School of Social and Community Medicine found that earlier treatment and modern medicine has contributed to the increase.

  • 18th January 2011

    HIV charity Food Chain wins £1m boost from Elton John AIDS Foundation 7

    Volunteers at a Food Chain kitchen

    3:29 PM — London HIV charity Food Chain has received a £1 million sponsorship from the Elton John AIDS Foundation. The charity, now in its 22nd year, provides vital support to HIV-positive people who are too ill to feed themselves properly.

  • 22nd February 2010

    Mass screening ‘could eradicate AIDS in 40 years’ 28

    HIV could be eradicated in 40 years, Dr Brian Williams said

    2:41 PM — A leading researcher has claimed that testing billions of people could eradicate HIV/AIDS within 40 years. Dr Brian Williams of the South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis said that focus needed to shift to stopping transmission.

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