HIV/Aids in the United Kingdom

HIV test performed on USB stick

2016.11.14

Scientists have developed a type of HIV test on a USB stick. The device, created by scientists at Imperial College London and DNA Electronics uses a mobile phone chip and just needs small sample of ...

Prince Harry took a HIV test live on Facebook

2016.07.15

Britain’s Prince Harry took a HIV test live on Facebook. The live transmission went out on the official Royal Family page. It captures Prince Harry being tested at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in ...

Survey reveals the most common concerns about sex

2016.06.21

Contracting an STI from their partner, unwanted pregnancies, their partner not finding them attractive, orgasms, awkwardness, body hair and an embarrassing bodily function happening during sex. These are the most common concerns men and ...

Northern Ireland finally allows gay blood donors

2016.06.03

Northern Ireland has made an historic decision to lift the ban on gay and bisexual blood donations. It was introduced in 1981 during the HIV crisis and has remained in place ever since, despite ...

UK launches HIV home testing kit

2015.11.19

It is estimated that over 100,000 people in the UK don't know they have HIV. That's why the NHS has launched a huge campaign allowing people to order a simple self-test kit online, free ...

British gay men shun condoms

2015.10.09

One-third of gay men in England didn't use a condom the last time they had sex. This is according to the results of an unprecedented survey conducted by the association GMFA, which polled 3,000 ...