Tag: AIDS

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October 25, 2013

Game changer? Baby born with HIV still disease-free years later after getting treated with ARV drugs

Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. Two ...

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September 16, 2013

Tragic news: Stephen Crohn, ‘The man who can’t catch AIDS’ commits suicide (PICTURED)

Steve Crohn, ‘The Man Who Can’t Catch AIDS,’ is survived by his three sisters and several nieces and nephews. Stephen ...

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September 4, 2013

SHOCKING: HIV infected man, 32, gives his 16-year-old girlfriend and tells her to spread it

  An HIV sufferer infected his teenage girlfriend with the disease after keeping his diagnosis a secret then urged her ...

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July 30, 2013

Anambra sees a rise in number of male sex workers – SACA

by Chi Ibe The Anambra State Aids Control Agency (SACA) has revealed that there is a growing number of male ...

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June 10, 2013

“Touch me and I’ll bite you”: Thief threatens to infect security guard with HIV

In a country where some people are never given access to a better life, they might become menaces to society. ...

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June 1, 2013

“I’m taking Sexual Seduction to the streets” – Cossy Orjiakor speaks

by Isi Esene Singer, Cossy Orjiakor is well known for her devil-may-care attitude with several scandals trailing her. In this ...

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April 14, 2013

35 facts about HIV/AIDS we often forget

by Dr Jimade Ola-Solomon Being diagnosed with HIV does NOT mean a person will also be diagnosed with AIDS. Healthcare ...

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March 23, 2013

Genius? Artist makes Pope portrait from condoms (PHOTOS)

For 25-year-old artist Niki Johnson’s latest piece, “Eggs Benedict,” the medium is most definitely the message. A portrait of Pope ...

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March 4, 2013

Opinion: HIV – Do we have a cure at last?

by James Gallagher The first thing to note is that HIV is not the killer it used to be. A ...

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February 6, 2013

HIV Alert: Those seemingly harmless symptoms could be the deadly virus

  Some of the symptoms of HIV are so common that you wouldn’t even think about getting tested due to ...

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November 26, 2012

Danger Ahead: Cellphones empower prostitutes in India, threatening the country’s success with curbing HIV

Millions once bought sex in the narrow alleys of Kamathipura, a vast red-light district here. But prostitutes with inexpensive mobile ...

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November 23, 2012

Did you know there’s a virus deadlier than HIV? [READ]

The WHO website states that an estimated 1.4 million cases of hepatitis A occur annually, an estimated two billion people ...

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October 25, 2012

Photo of the Day: Ladies, who’s your daddy?

by Isi Esene If this HIV/AIDS awareness sign doesn’t get the message across, then all hope is lost, no? This ...

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July 21, 2012

Should we rejoice? New AIDS drug, Truvada, promises to prevent infection

by Isi Esene A new drug to prevent the spread of HIV has been approved for use by the Food ...

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May 24, 2012

Shocking: Less than 35% of married men in Nigeria use condoms with prostitutes – Study

by Seyi Lawal A recent study conducted by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS have revealed some rather distressing ...

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April 16, 2012

70 and going strong: South Africa’s Jacob Zuma is set to marry Wife Number 6

by Hauwa Gambo Jacob Zuma hasn’t been shy of doing what he wants, even if the world sees it as ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 10, 2011

From the Bloggers: Akon lives, Chika Ike escapes death and a very nude Lindsay Lohan

by Wilfred Okiche The week started out with rumours that Hip-hop superstar, Akon, was dead but ‘Obinna Okeke’s’ blog was ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 1, 2011

#WorldAIDSDay2011: HIV/AIDS in pictures

by Wilfred Okiche Today is world HIV/AIDS day, a day set aside to commemorate those living with the Human Immunodeficiency ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 1, 2011

#WorldAIDSDay2011: Why you shouldn’t be scared of HIV/AIDS

by ‘Ifreke Inyang The first case of AIDS was recorded in 1981. The discovery was made by the U. S. ...

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OluwapelumiOctober 26, 2011

All hands on deck! Organisation seeks collective effort on combating HIV

Wilfred Okiche The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is launching CrowdOutAIDS.org, an online collaborative project to crowdsource its ...

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