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Issue 203: January/February 2011

Published: 09 February 2011

  • In this issue

    A ‘Happy New Spring’ to you all and first, if the winter seems never-ending and you didn’t get a Valentine, first go to A winter of discontent?,...

  • HIV prevention: does scaring people work?

    A new 30-second HIV prevention advert,1 from the New York City Health Department (NYC Health) and aimed at gay men, has caused a lot of controversy and...

  • What's happening to benefits?

    At least 40% of people with HIV are jobless,1,2 especially those who are long-term diagnosed. Most of them will be on Incapacity Benefit or other state-provided financial assistance...

  • From Kenya to Kennington

    Jackie Ayugi, NAM’s Communities Engagement Officer, reflects on her six months in post, and on the differences – and not-so-differences – between HIV in Kenya and London. ...

  • Towards a cure for all (part one)

    For the first time, someone has been cured of HIV infection. It was a brutal and expensive procedure but, as Gus Cairns reports, in the first of a...

  • News in brief

    Patients who took breaks from treatment (‘drug holidays’) had substantially poorer CD4 count increases and substantially higher rates of death and AIDS, a study of 2700 patients from...

  • A winter of discontent?

    New year can be difficult, with pressure to keep resolutions, the cold return to work and, this year, warnings about austerity ahead. But midwinter can be the...

Issue 203: January/February 2011

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