Sean Hourigan

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Brigstowe Summer Newsletter - Brigstowe Project

Our summer newsletter is out! And it is bigger and better than ever! This issue includes summer festivals, gay rights, an interview with an attendee …

What's the score with generic medication?

Generic Medications – FAQ’s<p>HIV positive patients are being informed about generic medications at their latest appointments. It is understandable that …

Sick warnings that HIV infected needles are hidden in petrol pump handles are doing the rounds

WHEN Jacqueline Medina posted a warning to motorists, claiming her father had been pricked by a hypodermic needle hidden in a petrol pump handle, she …

'Remarkable' drop in new HIV cases among men

<b>For the first time, new diagnoses of HIV have fallen among men who have sex with men in England, according to data from Public Health England.</b><p>They have decreased from 2,060 in 2014-15 to 1,700 in 2015-16, while in London there was an even steeper drop.<p>PHE said increased testing, fast treatment with …

Public Health

I Am Not A Risk. I'm Healthy, Happily Married And I Cannot Pass On HIV

When you are diagnosed with HIV, often one of the first things to go through your mind is 'I'm a risk to others', followed on swiftly by, 'will I …

Girl, 4, has to have HIV test after standing on dirty needle

<b>A four-year-old girl had to have an HIV test after standing on a dirty needle while walking outside.</b><p>Tamara Lee-Smith was pricked with the needle …

Brigstowe Project's future uncertain

<b>For 21 years, Brigstowe Project, a HIV charity in Bristol, has been a continuously beating heart. But its future is very uncertain.</b><p>Situated in a …

Can't Pass It On

We’ve got an important message to share this summer.<p>Medical evidence has shown that people on effective HIV treatment <b>can’t pass it on</b>.<p>If everyone …

I’m HIV-positive. But thanks to drugs no one can catch the virus from me | Michael Nugent

Advances in medication now mean that the virus can no longer be detected in my blood, so it’s impossible for me to transmit it to anybody<p>I will always remember how I felt the moment I was told of my diagnosis as HIV-positive. It was 4 July 2016, and I thought that was it for me. I thought I was a …

Virus glass sculpture exhibition opens in Bristol

<b>Glass sculptures depicting the world's most deadly viruses have gone on display.</b><p>Artist Luke Jerram worked with University of Bristol virologists to ensure the models - which include HIV, swine flu and smallpox - were accurate.<p>He said his Glass Microbiology exhibition was designed to "contemplate …

Microbiology

HIV support service facing 100% cut in funding

“This double blow will leave little or no specialist support for HIV positive people.” – the Brigstowe Project.<p>Illustration: Patrick Atkins<p>The …

It’s time to talk about HIV

With rates of HIV rising again, the support and education provided by organisations like the Brigstowe Project is more important than ever.<p>Photos: …

Public Health

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Third Man on Daily PrEP Regimen Contracts HIV

In 2012, the FDA approved Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. An antiretroviral drug used to treat HIV (in combination with other …

Lemon Meringue Muffins Recipe

4.5 24 19<p>Lemon Meringue Muffins Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>4.5 24 19<p>These muffins taste like a favorite pie of mine. The meringue adds a unique …

Mary Berry's Coffee and walnut cupcakes

Ingredients<p>For the cupcakes:<p>1 tbsp instant coffee<br>• 115 g butter, softened<br>• 140 g self-raising flour<br>• 140 g caster sugar<br>• 2 tbsp milk<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 25 g …

Rallying the troops

VETERANS of the war on AIDS wear the medal stamped “Durban” with pride. It was in that city, in 2000, that the most effective of the International …

On-Demand PrEP Effective Among MSM, but High Rates of STIs Observed

Taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) "on demand," meaning only around the time of sexual intercourse was effective in preventing HIV infection …

Health Care

Think the Aids epidemic is over? Far from it – it could be getting worse | Sarah Boseley

It is a complete crisis. The message of the conference is that there is all this hope – and it is not sustainable Deenan Pillay, virologist<p>Sixteen years ago, an 11-year-old boy and a judge alerted a shocked world to the terrible reality of Aids in Africa, where hospitals were overflowing with the …

Is the Islamic World Facing Up to Its Rising HIV Problem?

In most parts of the world HIV infections and deaths from Aids have been falling, but in Muslim-majority regions new HIV infections have been on the rise since 2001.<p>Despite strict rules against promiscuity, homosexuality, drug use and sex work, the Islamic world is nevertheless – and perhaps as a …

Meet Nigeria's curious Cupid - matchmaking for HIV patients looking for love

Ugochukwu Michael has some 7,000 clients - all HIV positive - and has played a role in 100 marriages in recent years<p>By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani<p>ABUJA, …

Africa

PrEP HIV drugs: fight for limited NHS funds takes unedifying turn

Court ruling means argument over which treatments receive money rage while price-setting drug companies stay quiet<p>The fight in the courts over who should pay for drugs to protect against HIV infection has taken an unedifying turn. There have been allegations that gay men will become more …

Daily Mail Calls HIV Prevention Drug PrEP A 'Lifestyle Drug'

'I guess that makes TB a leisure pursuit and Parkinson's a hobby.'<p>The Daily Mail has been accused of “outright homophobia” after describing a …

A Wearable HIV 'Trap' Is Helping Women In Africa Guard Against Infection

The struggle to stem the global HIV/AIDS pandemic may soon see relief from an innovative health product that’s shown early success with one group whose infection rates are among the most devastating: young women of southern Africa.<p>A monthly vaginal ring developed by the nonprofit International …