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Meth Use Among NYC Gays Shifts to Blacks, Latinos, Poor

Methamphetamine, a.k.a. crystal meth, originally garnered popularity in New York City among young, white, educated gay men.

Published
21 October 2010
From
Poz magazine news
2020: Unprecedented number of HIV-positive elderly

An unprecedented number of older people will be living with HIV and HIV-related conditions by 2020, adding further pressure to Australia’s already strained health and aged care system.

Published
19 October 2010
From
Australian Ageing Agenda
NeurogesX to pursue expanded U.S. label for Qutenza® (capsaicin) 8% patch in HIV-associated neuropathy

NeurogesX, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, today announced plans to pursue a U.S. label expansion for Qutenza® (capsaicin) 8% patch to include patients with painful HIV-associated neuropathy (HIV-AN, also referred to as HIV-distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP)).

Published
18 October 2010
From
PR Newswire
Study Discounts Premature Aging for Those With HIV (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- People with AIDS get non-AIDS defining cancers at much the same age as people in the general population, researchers said.

Published
04 October 2010
From
MedPage Today HIV/AIDS
KENYA: Targeting older people in HIV prevention

KAKMEGA, 17 September 2010 (PLUSNEWS) - Older Kenyans, often neglected by HIV programmes that assume they are no longer sexually active and therefore not at risk, are slowly becoming more visible in the fight against the pandemic.

Published
01 October 2010
From
IRIN Plus News
Call to 'suspend' diabetes drug

A widely-used diabetes drug should be suspended from the market, European regulators say.

Published
23 September 2010
From
BBC Health
Nick Clegg to tell UN summit Britain will halve malaria deaths in Africa

Nick Clegg to say the UK will triple its financial contribution by 2014 – with a focus on mother and baby health.

Published
22 September 2010
From
The Guardian
SOUTHERN AFRICA: HIV-related cancer poorly diagnosed, treated

Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), an HIV-related cancer, may not make headlines in southern Africa, but dealing with this disfiguring and potentially deadly illness presents a daunting task for health workers.

Published
20 September 2010
From
IRIN Plus News
Elderly might not benefit from TB vaccines in development

Elderly people might not benefit from some of the tuberculosis vaccines currently in development, recent research suggests.

Published
20 September 2010
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
HIV patients to get new services for long-term health

An innovative voluntary sector partnership is developing new HIV services to transform the way people manage the condition long-term.

Published
16 September 2010
From
Pink Paper

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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