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People Are So Desperate For The Drug That Blocks HIV They're “Cheating” The NHS

It’s called “clinic hopping” and involves lying to doctors to get the drug Truvada. Those involved spoke to BuzzFeed News about the lengths they’ll go to for PrEP – and why.

Published
04 February 2016
From
BuzzFeed News
Opt-out approach can boost HIV testing rates

A large randomised study in an emergency department in San Francisco clearly shows that an ‘opt-out’ approach to seeking consent for HIV testing can increase the number

Published
04 February 2016
By
Roger Pebody
Prison needle programs touted to reduce HIV and Hep C

Researchers hope new government's "evidence-based" outlook will open door for safe injection programs in Canadian jails.

Published
03 February 2016
From
Toronto Star
A simple (ish) guide to the Psychoactive Substances Act

Comprehensive and user friendly guide to everything about the new Act.

Published
03 February 2016
From
DrugWatch
HIV-Positive Man Mistakenly Denied Tourist Visa To Australia

A Scandinavian man who has been visiting Australia every year for 22 years was denied a tourist visa because he is living with HIV.

Published
03 February 2016
From
Star Observer
Criminal laws on HIV transmission make little difference to sexual behaviour – or may make condomless sex more likely

A study comparing the sexual behaviour of American gay men living in states with or without laws that criminalise HIV transmission has found very little variation by

Published
01 February 2016
By
Roger Pebody
Scottish Police Are Investigating A Man Suspected Of Exposing People To HIV

A man has been sending abusive WhatsApp messages saying he didn’t use a condom. Four people have received them. One of these men, who is now HIV-positive, told BuzzFeed News his story.

Published
26 January 2016
From
BuzzFeed News
Iatrogenic transmission fueled early spread of HIV pandemic in Africa

The association of blood-borne viruses and previous IV procedures among aged residents of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, may suggest the rapid emergence of HIV in this region during the mid-20th century was driven by iatrogenic transmission, according to a recently published study.

Published
22 January 2016
From
Healio
National AIDS Trust appoints Public Health England’s Jane Anderson CBE as new Chair of Trustees

The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has appointed Professor Jane Anderson CBE as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees, due to start in post from 22 March.

Published
20 January 2016
From
NAT (National AIDS Trust)
The Forgotten AIDS Crisis in Russia

In Moscow the situation for people living with HIV is bad. In the provinces, it can be desperate.

Published
19 January 2016
From
The Daily Beast

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