How to determine if you are HIV positive

In the U.S., blood tests can reveal the presence of HIV.But in Africa, people who are HIV-positive can be diagnosed with the disease, too. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been trying to determine how many people in Africa are infected with the virus, which affects the immune system and the brain.In Africa, where the disease is less common, many people who test positive...

When are Ireland’s same-sex marriage laws ‘valid’?

A new survey of 2,000 people has found that Irish people are split over whether same-gender marriage is a valid legal option.The survey by TNS/Observer found that 71% of people believe it should be legal, while 17% think it should not be legal and 11% are undecided.The Irish Times has been following the progress of same-age marriage across the country since it was introduced in 2013.The poll...

How to get a diagnosis of eating disorder and how to treat it: What you need to know

A diagnosis of an eating disorder can be difficult to get.The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) defines an eating problem as "a pattern of behavior or experience that produces a range of negative consequences for the individual and/or others."In addition, a person with an eating or weight-related disorder needs treatment for...

When is the next PC test?

When is that next PC testing?The next PC, or next generation PC, will not be announced until sometime this summer, Microsoft has revealed.The PC gaming world was stunned when the Xbox One S, Xbox One X, and PS4 Pro announced their specs last year, and Microsoft has now given the industry a glimpse at what the next generation will look like.Microsoft has also given the PC gaming community a peek...

What you need to know about the Covid-19 blood test, testing and vaccination

By Football Italian staffI'm afraid it's time to end the news about Covid vaccine.This is not about whether or not we should vaccinate everyone, but whether or the vaccine is a good thing or not.This vaccine is based on scientific evidence, not emotion, and the research is not in favour of the use of it.The main reason is that it is not safe.The vaccine is very complicated and takes time to get...