Home > News Top Headlines New estimates for HIV deaths slashed by a quarter According to a new analysis of data in the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 , the HIV epidemic is smaller than estimated by UNAIDS. New technique forces HIV out of hiding place A new technique in the quest for an HIV cure aims to force the human immunodeficiency virus from its hiding place, after being beaten back by antiretroviral drugs. Criminalisation threatens fight against HIV/Aids A bisexual sex worker from Uganda tells delegates at the AIDS conference in Melbourne how she had to stay in hiding from the police, skipping her ARV medication. Hula hoop makes a comeback as cardio workout tool The hula hoop is making a comeback as a workout tool that, according to fitness experts, provides an effective cardio and even meditative workout. Experts killed – blow to hope of Aids cure HIV/Aids research was dealt a big blow when dozens of leading experts in the field were killed just before an international conference in Melbourne. Tribute to Aids researchers killed on flight MH17 The six exceptional minds in the HIV field who died when MH17 was shot down will be remembered and honoured in a candlelight vigil. Mushrooms reduce bitterness in cocoa beans Using mushrooms in the fermentation process will not only reduce bitterness in cocoa beans, but may also reduce the need for sugar in chocolate products. When silence screams – Wits condemns sexual violence Wits joins the annual Silence Protest by adding its voice to thousands of volunteers. Moment of remembrance for Aids conference delegates Representatives of organisations that lost colleagues aboard flight MH17 stood in front of more than 5,000 international delegates in Melbourne for a moment of remembrance. 'Anti-gay laws spread HIV like poison' If gays or bisexuals are persecuted, they are discouraged from taking an HIV test. This creates an atmosphere of silence – a perfect breeding ground for HIV. More news you should know Boy dies after being dragged by hijacked carHPV test may be best for assessing cervical cancer riskSocial media can feed Munchausen by proxyMarijuana edibles should not appeal to children Many young adults misinformed about hookahsPost-op heart patients make medication mistakesHIV diagnosis rate falls by a third in USToo much TV linked to early death More news about Diet and nutrition What to eat to be a super soccer player To perform at maximum efficiency, soccer athletes need to eat a well-balanced diet. Canola oil-enriched diet may benefit diabetics Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life? Processed red meat causes heart failure Environment Facial scrubs choking the oceans The campaign against micro-beads is heating up. These tiny plastic balls, used in many body products, get into waterways, fish - and your gums. Know how to avoid them. Giant 2-pound African snails seized at Los Angeles airport 'Bombing' whales to save them from oil Rhino Ambulances to the rescue Mental Health "House of Horrors" - What made him do it? What drives men to commit such despicable crimes, and is there anything we can do about it? Dewani to make third court appearance When ignorance of disease is bliss Levodopa beats newer drugs for Parkinson's Travel American Airlines cutting flights to Venezuela American Airlines will cut most flights to Venezuela as dispute over revenue simmers. Teen aeroplane stowaway recovering in hospital New letter describes tragic scenes on sinking Titanic Car drivers often unaware of motorcycles Fitness How to eat healthily this Ramadan 10 scrumptious and healthy pre-dawn meals to keep you satiated during Ramadan. Luis Suarez takes a bite into Italy The good and the bad of urban rebounding - jumping on a mini trampoline Walking may reduce inflammation in kidney patients Diabetes New test makes diabetes diagnosis cheaper and faster Inexpensive nanotechnology could soon be used to distinguish between the two types of diabetes outside hospital settings. Weight associated with diabetes differs by ethnicity Smartwatches may soon monitor blood sugar Progress made on a 'bionic pancreas' for diabetics Asthma One in six cases of adult Asthma may be linked to workplace People with jobs that exposed them to cleaning agents at greater risk, study says. Mould in your home raises your asthma risk Asthma friendly and unfriendly sports Your 10 point action plan to manage your asthma Events Blisters for Bread 2014 Help hungry schoolkids and get in a workout while you're at it with Cape Town's legendary Blisters for Bread walk. Toughest Firefighter Alive Competition Rhino conference gears up for tough debate Who can ride the Argus Cycle Tour twice in one day? advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.