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The HIV treatment cascade – patching the leaks to improve HIV prevention

The concept of an HIV treatment cascade has emerged as a way to identify gaps in the continuum, which are preventing people from realizing the treatment and prevention benefits of antiretroviral therapy.

Published
20 February 2013
From
CATIE Prevention in Focus
Number of gay men catching HIV has doubled in 20 years because new drugs have 'encouraged unsafe sex'

Between 1990 and 2010, cases rose by 76 per cent due to fewer people using condoms. Experts say this is due to the introduction of antiretroviral drugs that are effective in treating the disease.

Published
18 February 2013
From
Daily Mail
Couples study in Uganda finds no HIV infections from partners on antiretroviral therapy

A longitudinal cohort study of heterosexual couples in Uganda has found more evidence of the efficacy of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in curbing HIV infection within the community. The study

Published
18 February 2013
By
Gus Cairns
Treatment as prevention: Experts in the UK agree it works

Roger Pebody summarises the statement released in January that should now guide how our doctors talk to us about treatment as prevention.

Published
14 February 2013
From
HIV treatment update
Was higher viral load responsible for the African HIV epidemic?

Researchers from Cornell University in New York have found that the average HIV viral load of people not taking antiretroviral medication (ART) in Africa, and especially in southern

Published
12 February 2013
By
Gus Cairns
Test and treat must go beyond couples to control HIV in Africa

A focus on stable couples when attempting to reduce HIV transmission through offering antiretroviral treatment, or when counselling about HIV transmission and safer sex, may

Published
08 February 2013
By
Michael Carter
'Intensive' antiretroviral regimen achieves rapid suppression of HIV in semen

Adding maraviroc and raltegravir to standard HIV treatment regimens achieves rapid suppression of viral load in semen, Canadian investigators report in the online edition of the Journal

Published
06 February 2013
By
Michael Carter
Extra-couple HIV transmission a major driver of Africa's HIV epidemic

New research suggests that heterosexual couples in long-term relationships who have sexual encounters outside their established partnership (extra-couple relationships) are one of the main drivers of the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa.

Published
05 February 2013
From
Medical Xpress
HIV incidence in gay men unchanged in England and Wales, despite more testing

A paper in The Lancet Infectious Diseases by scientists from the UK’s Medical Research Council and the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has calculated that the number

Published
04 February 2013
By
Gus Cairns
Issue Brief: The Prevention Benefits of HIV Treatment

Discussion of the evidence regarding HIV treatment as prevention, and the implementation issues that need to be addressed in the United States in order to realise the benefits.

Published
24 January 2013
From
US Centers for Disease Control

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