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Gates sees 'miracle' tools for Aids by 2030

A vaccine is seen as pivotal in preventing new Aids infections, while new kinds of intense drug treatments should do away with the need for life-long pills, says Bill Gates.

Birth control shot may boost HIV risk

A new study has shown that women who use a specific type of injectable birth control are at a higher risk of HIV infection than those who take the pill.

Planning for the future with HIV

Being diagnosed with HIV can be extremely difficult to deal with but acceptance, knowledge, proper management of your condition and support from loved ones can all assist you in having a happy and healthy future.

Porn actors must wear condoms, court rules

The adult film industry favours condomless sex despite pornographic movie actors being 10 times more likely to contract a sexually transmitted disease than the general public.

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Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl qualified at the University of Pretoria before working for an HIV/AIDS NPO in Soweto for many years. She was named one of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans in 2012.

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