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  • FS, the UK gay men's sex and health magazine, magazine celebrates its 150th issue with its biggest gay sex survey

    FS magazine celebrates its 150th issue with the big gay sex survey results. We surveyed over 3,000 gay men and bring you the results. These include finding that two-thirds of gay men used ocndoms the last time they had anal sex, that 69% now know what PrEP is but that only 51% understand what being positive and undetectable means.

    08 October 2015 | GMFA
  • Europe’s response to HIV: ECDC reports identify key areas for action

    In a set of reports published today, ECDC gives an overview on how European countries have been responding to the HIV epidemic since 2004 based on the commitments as outlined in the Dublin Declaration on Partnership to Fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia.

    15 September 2015 | ECDC
  • Twice the Percentage of People with HIV are Virally Suppressed in San Francisco Compared to U.S.

    Last month, the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) released the annual HIV Epidemiology annual report with data through December 31, 2014.

    11 September 2015 | BETA blog
  • Psychologists Welcome Analysis Casting Doubt on Their Work

    The field of psychology sustained a damaging blow Thursday: A new analysis found that only 36 percent of findings from almost 100 studies in the top three psychology journals held up when the original experiments were rigorously redone.

    01 September 2015 | New York Times
  • Unsafe drug use behind HIV boom in Malaysian fishermen

    Twelve per cent of Malaysian fishermen tested HIV positive — a figure that rose to 24 per cent among injection drug users. In comparison, just one in every 200 people is HIV positive in the general Malaysian population.

    25 August 2015 | Sci.dev.net
  • New HIV cases soar in Florida

    The number of reported HIV cases in Florida has jumped 23 percent so far this year, the biggest increase in a continuing upward trend that began in 2012 after several years of decreases. The proportion of Floridians infected with the disease is at its highest in seven years. Experts say the reasons include a decreased fear of dying from AIDS, subpar attempts at safe-sex education and disease prevention, and increased use of injected drugs such as heroin.

    07 August 2015 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
  • San Francisco Sees Declines in New HIV Infections and Deaths of People with HIV

    Experts agree that the decline in new infections is due to a combination of factors including widespread testing, early antiretroviral therapy (ART), and possibly pre-exposure prophylaxis -- although PrEP is probably too recent to have had a substantial effect yet.

    17 July 2015 | HIVandHepatitis.com
  • Sex on premises

    In news that will shock absolutely no-one, gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM) enjoy having sex. Often, we’re not too fussed where – bedrooms, backrooms, bathrooms – so much so that commercial operations exist to provide gay men the opportunity to show up, fuck and leave.

    15 July 2015 | Archer
  • How are drugs changing the way London's gay men have sex?

    An in-depth investigation into the men, meth and mechanics of the city's ‘chemsex’ communities.

    15 July 2015 | Dazed
  • Preventing HIV in the UK heterosexual population

    It is time to think again about which heterosexuals acquire HIV in the UK and how we can best meet their prevention needs.

    13 July 2015 | National AIDS Trust
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