Vietnamese police to investigate condom recycling factory

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police said they will investigate a factory that was found recycling about 320,000 used condoms for resale, local media reported Thursday. Following ...

South Africa's poor scramble for anti-HIV drugs amid virus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — When her regular clinic ran out of her government-funded HIV medications amid South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown, Sibongile Zulu panicked. A local pharmacy had the drugs for $48, but...

Myanmar: Sex education in schools sparks debate over morality

A new school textbook, which features a fictional same-sex couple and young students who find themselves attracted to the opposite sex, has sparked outrage in Myanmar. The opposition Union Solidarity...

67% of Taiwanese have sex without condom: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 70 percent of young Taiwanese engage in unprotected sex, the Formosa Cancer Foundation announced (FCF) on Monday (June 22). The FCF released the results of a pol...

Georgia moves closer to major overhaul of HIV criminal law

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers advanced legislation Thursday that would dramatically overhaul a state law that makes it a crime for people who know they have HIV to have sex without first disclosing...

Complacency a key concern as HIV epidemic persists in Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — AIDS has no cure. HIV is still here. But some people are forgetting that. Those are some of the bold messages Uganda’s leader is emphasizing as health official...

Dior brings art to Paris fashion for sculpted men's show

PARIS (AP) — Dior brought art to Paris Fashion Week Friday as designer Kim Jones used a monumental plaster sculpture on the runway to inspire his architectural show. Guests including...

Daily HIV prevention pill urged for healthy people at risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — New recommendations urge doctors to prescribe a daily prevention pill to people at high risk of HIV infection. Studies show Truvada cuts the chances that someone wh...

AP Report: 'Pain League' allegedly pushed opioids in Italy

PARMA, Italy (AP) — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They'd tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. The...

Bayern fines Ribery for offense after gold-leaf steak furor

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich has fined winger Franck Ribery for posting expletives and insults on social media after receiving criticism online for posting a video of being served a gold-leaf steak. ...

Russia's HIV capital relies on tradition against epidemic

Severouralsk is a sleepy town in Russia's Northern Urals, located several hundred kilometers from the cities of Yekaterinburg and Perm. The only way to reach it is via taxi or minibus. Home to som...

Playmate's suit bares details about affair with GOP donor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Playboy model's lawsuit against a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and other Republicans revealed embarrassing details of their sexual affair and said she feared f...

Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

LONDON (AP) — The condom, the pill and now, the smartphone? Natural Cycles, a mobile fertility app, this month became the first ever digital contraceptive device to win FDA marketing...

Durex recalls condoms in Germany over 'burst pressure' issue

BERLIN (AP) — British condom-maker Durex is withdrawing some of its products early from shelves after determining they do not meet "burst pressure" standards as they near their expiry date. ...

40% of Taiwanese women have had 'unprotected one-night stands': Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the traditional Asian holiday Qixi (七夕) nears on Aug. 17, a survey by a dating app has found that 40 percent of Taiwanese female respondents have engaged in unprotected sex ...