Cannabis Oil Research & News

  Cannabis Oil Research & News   Legalise cannabis oil for medicinal usage. Cannabis Oil is one of the oldest medicines known to Man. There has been numerous studies completed proving that cannabis oil can assist treating epilepsy, insomnia and even treat people suffering from cancer. Cannabidiol (CBD) can be developed for use with low THC content therefor no high… […]

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A LONE VOICE FOR LGBTQ HAEMOPHILIACS

On the eve of meeting with Sir Brian Langstaff, chair of the public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal, I am proud to share my interview with Gretchen Hammond. A LONE VOICE FOR LGBTQ HEMOPHILIACS  IGNORED BY ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS, LGBTQ HEMOPHILIACS HAVE AT LEAST ONE RESOURCE Mark Ward, Founder of Haemosexual & Haemosexual Australia Even as the LGBTQ community grows […]

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Ryan White Remembered – 2018

Ryan White 1971 – 1990 28 years ago today, my hero Ryan White died at the age of 18. During the 1980s, Ryan became a national spokesperson and symbol of hope for the #haemophilia #hemophilia and HIV/AIDS community after being expelled from middle school banned due to community fears that the virus would spread to other children. Today, his mother […]

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How Blood-Plasma Companies Target the Poorest Americans

How Blood-Plasma Companies Target the Poorest Americans The industry’s business model depends on there being plenty of people who need cash quickly.   Medicaid, housing subsidies, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—these are some of the things that make up the backbone of the U.S.’s social safety net. And the federal government, guided by President Trump’s proposed budget for 2019, is seeking to […]

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Mental Health: Closeted Teens More Than Twice As Likely To Attempt Suicide

Examples of individuals who are classified with sexual orientation discordance include people who either identified as gay or lesbian but had sexual contact with only the opposite sex or with both sexes, or individuals who identified as heterosexual but had sexual contact with only the same sex or with both sexes. According to the CDC’s Francis Annor, sexual orientation discordance in young […]

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Contaminated Blood Scandal Updates & Media

Contaminated Blood Scandal Updates & Media   Panorama – Contaminated Blood: The Search for the Truth Published on 11 May 2017 It has been called the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS. More than 2,000 people died and thousands more were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C after being treated with contaminated blood products. All the victims […]

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Hepatitis News

Hepatitis News     February ‘Virus-cracking’ molecules advance fight against hepatitis B Researchers have found that certain molecules — currently under clinical trial — are able to ‘crack’ the protective shell of the hepatitis B virus, suggesting it may be possible to attack the virus after its already taken hold in the body. There is currently no cure for the […]

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HIV / AIDS News

  HIV / AIDS News February How viruses disarm the immune system Discovery of molecular mechanism could point toward new targets for treating patients How do viruses that cause chronic infections, such as HIV or hepatitis c virus, manage to outsmart their hosts’ immune systems? The answer to that question has long eluded scientists, but new research has uncovered a […]

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Department of Health & Public Health News

  NEWS   HPV vaccination programme for men who have sex with men The nationwide programme will be rolled out in phases from April 2018. The government has confirmed that it will introduce a nationwide HPV vaccination programme for men aged 45 or younger who have sex with other men. NHS England and Public Health England (PHE) will work to start […]

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