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Abolishing HIV in Rwanda

The achievement of universal HIV coverage in one African country, Rwanda, has resulted in HIV diagnoses more than halving and annual incidence falling by 90%, the 2014 Treatment

Published
16 April 2014
By
Gus Cairns
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
Giving treatment to specific high-risk people may bring down HIV faster than distributing it equally

In a concentrated epidemic, HIV is mainly restricted to – or at least more common in – specific risk groups. In this situation, and if universal

Published
08 April 2014
By
Gus Cairns
An estimated 29,000 undiagnosed HIV cases in France

An estimated 29,000 individuals in France were living with undiagnosed HIV infection in 2010, investigators report in the online edition of AIDS. Sixty per cent of

Published
03 April 2014
By
Michael Carter
No simple relationship between drug use and risky sex in London gay men

Gay men involved in ‘chemsex’ (taking recreational drugs such as mephedrone, GHB/GBL and crystal methamphetamine during sex) have a range of experiences, with no single

Published
01 April 2014
By
Roger Pebody
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
Women with circumcised partners less likely to have HIV, no less likely to use condoms

A study from Orange Farm near Johannesburg in South Africa, the area that hosted the first-ever randomised controlled trial of male circumcision for HIV prevention, which concluded in

Published
19 March 2014
By
Gus Cairns
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