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Uptick in HIV Cases Worries San Francisco officials

After six years of steady decreases in new HIV cases in San Francisco, the end of that trend in 2012 is causing concern among local health officials.

Published
20 January 2014
From
Bay Area Reporter
Computerised counselling for patients taking HIV therapy can reduce viral load, improve treatment adherence and reduce rates of risky sex

Computerised counselling can achieve reductions in viral load and HIV transmission risk behaviour, investigators from the United States report in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired

Published
13 January 2014
By
Michael Carter
High viral load levels in young people newly linked with HIV care in the US

Approximately a third of young people newly linked to HIV care in the United States have viral loads that indicate a high risk of onward transmission, according

Published
08 January 2014
By
Michael Carter
HIV drugs subsidy: regulatory barrier to be removed, granting broader access in Australia

A regulatory barrier previously prevented people with HIV who did not show clinical symptoms and who had higher “CD4” counts from accessing antiretroviral drugs through the PBS until either they began showing symptoms or their cell count dropped.

Published
20 December 2013
From
The Guardian
SF program pushes immediate HIV treatment for acute infection

A San Francisco program is aiming to get people newly diagnosed with acute HIV infection immediately into treatment - as in, taking antiretroviral drugs the same day they test positive.

Published
18 December 2013
From
San Francisco Chronicle
Models Predict Test-and-Treat Can Stop HIV in South Africa in 25 Years

Nine structurally different mathematical models all predicted that a universal test-and-treat policy in South Africa could eliminate HIV infection. The most comprehensive models figure elimination will take 20 to 25 years. But current South African treatment policy would also eventually eliminate HIV, the most comprehensive model says.

Published
17 December 2013
From
International AIDS Society
BC study calls for needle exchange, HIV treatment for inmates

Needle-exchange programs and increased access to HIV treatment are essential to curb infection rates among Canadian prisoners, says the lead author of a new study calling for immediate action.

Published
17 December 2013
From
The Globe and Mail
“Raw Sex”—Are the Rules Changing?

A standing-room-only crowd packed the house at Magnet on December 3 for a lively Real Talk discussion about condomless sex and HIV prevention.

Published
06 December 2013
From
BETA blog
Australia: Treatment as prevention, what do we think?

In November last year all the peak national HIV organisations in Australia signed onto ‘The Melbourne Declaration’ calling on government to support a range of treatment as prevention approaches to reach UNAIDS targets of reducing HIV transmissions globally.

Published
02 December 2013
From
NAPWA
Malawi's success story in reducing HIV infection

Through dispensing antiretroviral drugs and monitoring their effectiveness, Malawi has slashed deaths and infection rates

Published
02 December 2013
From
The Guardian

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