Home HIV tests could be the key to reducing spread of AIDS

Home tests could be the key to reducing HIV spread, claim experts Home tests reduce the stigma associated with going for screening, meaning people are more likely to get testedSelf-tests can be carried out using saliva samples By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 23:01 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:32 GMT, 3 April 2013 Experts believe self-testing might be the key to reducing the spread of HIV Making self-testing for HIV widely available could be the answer to reducing the spread of AIDS, claim experts.

Sex addiction: Online pornography and poor sex education is to blame, says leading expert

More than 40% of children under 12 have watched pornography – and experts say it's turning teenagers into SEX ADDICTS The majority of sex addicts begin experiencing problems before the age of 16, says addiction expert 40% of those questioned had watched porn under the age of 12 Broken homes, single-sex schools and poor sex education also to blame | UPDATED: 19:41 GMT, 11 December 2012 Scroll down for video Easy access to online pornography and poor sex education are largely to blame for teenagers suffering from sex addiction, a leading expert has said.

Elderly denied NHS care can sue: Ministers will outlaw age discrimination by hospitals

Elderly denied NHS care can sue: Ministers will outlaw age discrimination by hospitals Those refused operations, test and scans can claim compensation from OctoberCare Services Minister says elderly are sometimes treated badly due to 'ageist attitudes'Patients or relatives can file legal action if treated without dignity | UPDATED: 23:00 GMT, 11 June 2012 Denying treatment to Health Service patients because they are too old is to be outlawed.

How thinking young could beat dementia

It's all in the mind: How thinking young could beat dementiaOlder people who think they are over the hill 'more likely to end up with a diagnosis' | UPDATED: 00:23 GMT, 12 June 2012 A study has found older people who think they are over the hill had worse scores in memory tests You're as young as you feel – and feeling younger could stop you being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, researchers claim.

STD fears as 70% of single women admit to regularly having unprotected sex

STD fears as 70% of single women admit to regularly having unprotected sex Study finds average single woman has had unprotected sex 11 times with total of four menOne third of women get 'swept away in the moment' and forget about using condoms18% of single women said they are often too drunk to use contraception8% said they 'just don't like using condoms' | UPDATED: 14:33 GMT, 30 May 2012 Seven out of ten single women regularly practice unprotected sex, a report revealed today.

A THIRD of family doctors fail to talk to dying patients about their wishes, says a study.

Third of GPs failing to talk about dying patients' last wishes By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 14 May 2012 | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 14 May 2012 A third of family doctors fail to talk to dying patients about their wishes, says a study.