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  • 30 years on and still more to do to educate gay men about HIV prevention

    Thirty years after the discovery of virus, new research from NAT (National AIDS Trust) reveals that gay men are in the dark about new HIV prevention tools, with knowledge among 16-24 year olds particularly low.

    16 hours ago | NAT press release
  • 30 years on yet public knowledge of HIV stuck in the past

    Thirty years after the discovery of the virus, new research from NAT (National AIDS Trust) reveals that the public are in the dark about the realities of living with HIV. 

    16 hours ago | NAT press release
  • Px Wire: Long-Acting Injectables

    In this issue, we review the research on long-acting injectable antiretrovirals for treatment in HIV-positive people and PrEP in HIV-negative people. The pathways for developing these products have key similarities as well as differences—and as the same drugs advance for treatment and PrEP, it will be key to communicate these.

    17 April 2014 | AVAC
  • Petition to Remove AHF's Michael Weinstein for "Party Drug" remark about PrEP

    A former model for one of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)'s campaigns has set up an online petition demanding the resignation of Michael Weinstein, Chief Executive of AHF, after he described Truvada pre-exposure prophylaxis as a "party drug".

    16 April 2014 | Change.org
  • London election candidates urged to tackle HIV as numbers in the capital continue to increase

    A leading HIV charity is calling on London’s councillors and political groups to tackle the high rates of HIV in their boroughs and improve support services for the growing number of people living with HIV, in the lead up to May elections.

    15 April 2014 | NAT press release
  • Heroin on NHS and shooting galleries rejected by Scottish Goverment

    The Scottish Government has rejected calls from its own advisers to set up "shooting galleries" and prescribe heroin to drug addicts.

    31 March 2014 | Herald Scotland
  • Grindr now STD outreach tool

    San Mateo County health workers have been creating fake profiles on the online hookup application Grindr to encourage more men who have sex with men to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

    21 March 2014 | Bay Area Reporter
  • Mitchell Warren: Narrow the Gulf Between HIV Prevention Research and Reality

    Alongside the string of new research advances is the realization that we're failing to deliver what already works today to people in need. This has to be the year where we honor their commitment by following through on our promise to deliver proven options to the communities where they live.

    12 March 2014 | Huffington Post
  • Will HIV Ever Be Safe Enough for You?

    The PARTNER results bolster “Treatment as Prevention”. Just don’t tell that to a sizable contingent of skeptical gay men, many of whom took to their keyboards to dismiss the PARTNER findings. Phrases like “false sense of security,” “positive guys lie,” “junk science,” and “if there’s even a small risk” appeared on Facebook postings and in web site comment sections.

    12 March 2014 | My Fabulous Disease
  • Study: In two-drug, HIV-preventing vaginal ring, only one drug does the job

    The National Institutes of Health has shown that a study of its vaginal ring for the prevention of HIV came back with mixed results. The ring, which delivers two drugs, was safe for 28 days, but only one of the antiretroviral drugs was effective in protecting against the virus.

    10 March 2014 | Fierce Drug Delivery
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