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There's a pill that prevents HIV — why are only gay men talking about it?

Truvada is the HIV prevention pill that puts women in control.

Published
06 August 2014
From
The Verge
Risk of invasive pneumococcal disease remains high for people living with HIV

People living with HIV continue to be at increased risk of invasive pneumococcal disease, Danish investigators report in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. Even

Published
06 August 2014
By
Michael Carter
Challenges to the rights of sexual minorities in Africa

Pro-gay Ugandan Catholic priest analyses the rise of homophobia.

Published
05 August 2014
From
Peter Tatchell Foundation
Weaving HIV protection: UW researchers use fabric to protect women against infection

Scientists use a method of weaving the drug into silk-like fibers that dissolve quickly when inserted into the vagina before sex, delivering a higher dose than is possible with other topical methods currently being tested.

Published
05 August 2014
From
Business Journal
Uganda Anti-Gay Law Struck Down by Court

A Ugandan court struck down a punitive anti-gay law on Friday that has strained Uganda’s relations with the West, but the court ruled on narrow technical grounds, preserving the possibility that the measure could be revived.

Published
04 August 2014
From
New York Times
Vietnam hosts third gay pride parade as attitudes soften

Around 300 activists led a colourful parade through Hanoi on Sunday in the nation's largest ever gay pride event, as communist Vietnam shows signs of increasing tolerance of sexual difference.

Published
04 August 2014
From
ABC
Couples-based intervention has impact on HCV incidence and risky sexual behaviour among drug-involved couples in Kazakhstan

A couples-based risk reduction intervention reduced hepatitis C virus (HCV) incidence and levels of sexual risk-taking among drug-involved couples, investigators report in the online edition of the Journal

Published
01 August 2014
By
Michael Carter
Self-testing has the potential to boost HIV diagnosis rates among MSM in China

Self-testing has the potential to boost HIV diagnosis rates among high-risk and hard-to-reach men who have sex with men (MSM) in China, according to a study published

Published
31 July 2014
By
Michael Carter
Mothers starting antiretrovirals in Malawi lost from care more frequently, revealing weaknesses in Option B+ implementation

Although Malawi’s policy of offering lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) to women living with HIV who are pregnant or breastfeeding resulted in a sevenfold increase in women

Published
30 July 2014
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Harm reduction prevents HIV, national evidence from Ukraine and Greece shows

Two presentations given at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), held in Melbourne, Australia, provide significant evidence that harm reduction programmes successfully prevent HIV infection among people

Published
30 July 2014
By
Mara Kardas-Nelson

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