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When HIV is a turn-on

Treasure Island Media’s new porn film, “Viral Loads,” is stoking controversy by fetishizing HIV and transmission risk.

Published
16 April 2014
From
Salon
CHINA: Rise in HIV Identified Among Older Adults in China

Healio reported that according to the Chinese National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, the number of adults ages 50 and older with HIV or AIDS in China has increased. The researchers reviewed data from the Chinese HIV/AIDS National Case Reporting System from 2005 to 2012 on 73,521 individuals older than 50 with HIV or AIDS, analyzed demographic characteristics, and identified clusters.

Published
11 April 2014
From
CDC National Prevention Information Network
HIV's Grip on the American South

One of the strangest things about the H.I.V. epidemic in the Deep South—from Louisiana to Alabama to Mississippi—is how easily most Americans have elided it, choosing instead to imagine that the disease is now an out-there, elsewhere epidemic.

Published
10 April 2014
From
The New Yorker
South Africa: Is HIV No Longer Scary?

The latest national HIV survey shows plummeting condom use, increases in multiple concurrent partnerships and more boys having sex younger. Has South Africa gotten complacent about HIV?

Published
08 April 2014
From
AllAfrica
Injecting HIV Into Pakistan

Pakistan may have low prevalence of HIV/AIDS, with only about 9,000 officially confirmed cases, but the country is at high risk, particularly due to a growing number of injecting drug users (IDUs), say experts.

Published
24 March 2014
From
Inter Press Service
HIV and relationships

This edition of HIV Australia focuses on HIV and relationships. Contributors discuss research, and present personal and historical accounts about their own and others’ lived experiences. A broad spectrum of relationships are discussed, including sexual and platonic relationships, relationships with friends, family and peers, and relationships involving organisations and community.

Published
14 March 2014
From
HIV Australia
Reducing HIV transmission among drug injectors lowers AIDS mortality in heterosexuals

A recent study conducted by researchers from New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, led by Samuel R. Friedman, Director of both New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research's interdisciplinary theoretical synthesis core, and the Institute for Infectious Disease Research at National Development and Research Institutes, sheds light on the pathways connecting HIV epidemics in different populations.

Published
13 March 2014
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
HIV Spreads Readily Between Rural Ugandan Communities

Non-household transmission of HIV in Rakai, Uganda, is more likely to come from members outside of a community rather than from within.

Published
10 March 2014
From
AIDSMeds
STD rates continue to climb in San Francisco

San Francisco saw increased cases of sexually transmitted diseases for the eighth consecutive year in 2013. But new HIV infections have steadily declined since 2006 - gay men appear to be focusing on HIV prevention and may not be as concerned with having gonorrhea and syphilis.

Published
21 February 2014
From
Bay Area Reporter
London’s HIV crisis: A storm seeded in the noughties?

An alarming increase in the incidence of both HIV-infection and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) has been occurring amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in England over the last two years.

Published
14 February 2014
From
Treatment Science Writers
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