Health | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 27, 2015
The number of adolescents dying from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, most of them having acquired the disease when they were infants, according to figures released Friday by UNICEF.
World News | Reuters | Thursday November 26, 2015
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday that in 2014 it had recorded the highest number of new HIV cases in its European Region, which also includes Central Asia, since the start of reporting in the 1980s.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 25, 2015
Lucia Felix, a 15-year-old Mozambican girl, dreams of returning to her village school but instead she must prepare for motherhood after she was chosen for an arranged marriage and became pregnant.
Health | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 25, 2015
Japanese scientists have discovered a protein, found in humans, that has inhibitory effects on the human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV), the media reported today.
Emily Yahr, The Washington Post | Wednesday November 25, 2015
During the Today interview last week, Sheen framed the situation by saying he was forced to reveal his diagnosis because he was being extorted for $10 million. "What people forget is that's money they are taking from my children," Sheen said. "They think it's just me, but I've got five kids and a granddaughter"
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 24, 2015
The UN today urged countries to "break the AIDS epidemic" by doubling the number of people receiving HIV treatment within the next five years.
Health | Reuters | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Some 15.8 million people worldwide are now on HIV treatment and a fast-track strategy to end the AIDS pandemic is starting to show results, the United Nations AIDS program said today.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Social network giant Twitter has banned onsite blood drives in its offices worldwide where regulations do not permit blood donations from gay or bisexual men, a move that LGBT-rights advocates say is a first for a public technology company.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 23, 2015
According to Charlie Sheen, Bree Olson ended their relationship via text message before doctors gave him his test results in 2011. But Bree claimed he showed symptoms of HIV - including weight loss - when they were together early that year. "Whether he knew the entire time or found out after we split up, either ways he's putting my life at risk"
Health | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 20, 2015
China has reported nearly 110,000 HIV/AIDS cases so far this year, with gay men accounting for over 25 per cent of the total, a media report said on Friday.
Lonnae O'Neal, The Washington Post | Friday November 20, 2015
Charlie Sheen said he revealed his diagnosis after a spate of recent tabloid rumors about his condition. Although he once made nearly $2 million per episode as star of the CBS hit Two and a Half Men, the payouts had taken a toll, he said. It's money "they're taking from my children," Sheen said
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Charlie Sheen, who was diagnosed with the virus four years ago, insists the Bree ended their relationship via text message before doctors gave him his test results in 2011. His manager said: "Bree Olson is all over Howard Stern but the truth is she wasn't in Sheen's life when he was HIV positive and so there was no reason to tell her anything"
Health | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Low levels of vitamin D may reduce the effectiveness of HIV treatment in adults by limiting their immune recovery, a new study has found.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Charlie Sheen and Denise divorced in 2006. She said that her relationship constantly fluctuates with him. "It's up and down. I'm always here for him. But he is an addict. For better or worse, he's going to be in my life. So I personally like to keep the peace," said Denise.
Wednesday November 18, 2015
Charlie Sheen, once TV's highest paid actor as per Forbes, has paid millions in hush money. In the open letter he writes: "Sadly, my truth soon became their treason, as a deluge of blackmail and extortion took center stage in this circus of deceit. I'm claiming back my freedom." He intends to use his condition both to "better" himself as well as to...
Rachel Feltman, The Washington Post | Wednesday November 18, 2015
With Charlie Sheen's diagnosis, we see the truth of the matter: We're not quite over the desire to prove that HIV is something dirty and dangerous that only dangerous, dirty people get. This was made all too clear in Sheen's Today Show interview, where he revealed his status in response to repeated attempts at blackmail
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Indonesia's health ministry has apologised after a printing error led to posters being put up claiming that HIV can be transmitted through mosquito bites, swimming and sneezing, an official said Wednesday.
The Washington Post, Emily Yahr | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Bree Olson, the former porn star and ex-girlfriend of Charlie Sheen, sat down with Howard Stern for a raw, angry interview on Tuesday roughly an hour after Sheen announced on the Today show that he has HIV. "He never said anything to me. I was his girlfriend. I lived with him," Olson said
Emily Steel, The New York Times | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Charlie Sheen said he had known about the diagnosis for about four years and at first thought that he had a brain tumour. "It is a hard three letters to absorb," he said. He said he did not know how he contracted the disease. He also said that he paid people "into the millions" to stay quiet about the diagnosis. "That is money taken away from my ki...
World News | Rachel Feltman, The Washington Post | Wednesday November 18, 2015
When the Internet learned of Charlie Sheen's HIV status, the response was what you'd expect - in 1990, maybe. We saw a throwback to a time before we knew better, when such a diagnosis had fearful, ignorant bystanders desperate to prove to themselves that those suffering from the incurable, deadly Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) had done someth...
World News | Alyssa Rosenberg, The Washington Post | Wednesday November 18, 2015
It's hard to believe that anything the actor Charlie Sheen does could surprise anyone anymore. But Tuesday morning, he went on "Today" for an interview with Matt Lauer and revealed that he was HIV positive.
Agencies | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Charlie Sheen admitted that he is indeed HIV positive on national television He also told Matt Lauer on The Today Show that he has known for the last four years and told those people he trusts. He reportedly made his HIV status public because several former partners were threatening him with lawsuits
World News | Agencies | Wednesday November 18, 2015
American actor Charlie Sheen has revealed that he is HIV positive.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 17, 2015
Charlie Sheen is set to make a revealing personal announcement during a live interview with NBC on Tuesday. Mr Sheen, who was fired in 2011 from the top-rated TV series Two and a Half Men, is reportedly making his HIV status public because several former partners were threatening him with lawsuits