AIDS expert who defended pope on condoms renews push for behaviour modification

Sep 6, 2014 by

By Steve Weatherbe, LifeSite: In 2009, when he was still head of Harvard’s AIDS Prevention Research project, Edward C. Green shocked the world’s AIDS establishment by supporting Pope Benedict XVI’s now-famous warning that condoms could not solve Africa’s AIDS crisis. After that, both “frustrated” and “burnt out,”–so he told LifeSiteNews—by his decade-long fight against the condom fallacy, Green took himself out of the international spotlight. Until last month, that is. That’s when he...

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Community support for abstinence can assist in HIV prevention

Jul 22, 2014 by

By Rebecca Oas, Turtle Bay & Beyond: The Guttmacher Institute just published a report looking at community influences on the sexual activity of young people in a province of Kenya, and found that in communities that used abstinence education as the main HIV prevention message, young men were more likely to delay sexual activity.  Additionally, young people were more likely to abstain when AIDS was acknowledged as a cause of deaths in the community – when the connections between sexual...

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HIV and PC Madness

Jul 21, 2014 by

By Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: When politics and political correctness trump medicine and public health and safety, then we all suffer greatly. We see this happening far too often but it has become standard operating procedure when it comes to homosexuality and the deadly HIV. All over the West our ruling elites, politicians, and even medical communities have politicised HIV/AIDS and endangered lives as a result. The god of homosexualism can never be challenged, never be questioned and...

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Aids conference says 100 researchers may have been on flight MH17

Jul 18, 2014 by

By Oliver Milman, Guardian: As many as 100 of the world’s leading HIV/Aids researchers and advocates may have been on the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in Ukraine, in what has been described as a “devastating” blow to efforts to tackle the virus. Delegates to a plenary session held ahead of the Aids 2014 conference were told that email exchanges showed about 100 attendees were booked on the MH17 flight. The plane was downed in eastern Ukraine by what the US and Australian governments...

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WHO warns global gay HIV rates remain at epidemic levels

Jul 15, 2014 by

by Thaddeus Baklinski, LifeSite: The World Health Organization issued a warning July 11 that despite all efforts the global HIV epidemic continues to severely impact men who have sex with men, as well as other “key populations” that include people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers, and people who identify as transgender. In the lead-up to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, which begins July 20, WHO released new guidelinesfor prevention,...

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False security

Jun 9, 2014 by

By Daniel James Devine, World Magazine: Federal health officials made a tacit admission May 14: Relying on condoms to prevent the spread of HIV isn’t working. That day the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines recommending the prescription of a once-a-day drug for anyone at risk of becoming infected with HIV, including homosexual men who don’t use condoms, men and women with sex partners who might have the virus, and intravenous drug users. The United States saw an...

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