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Miriam Hospital study links intimate partner violence and risk of HIV

The findings suggest that women involved in violent relationships fear that their partner might respond with violence if asked to use a condom, which in turn, leads to less condom use for these women.

Published
22 January 2014
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
Government grants reduce HIV risks for teenage girls in South Africa

A study, led by Oxford University, finds that government grants in Southern Africa reduce HIV risks for teenage girls. The study, in The Lancet Global Health, involved 3,515 young people between 2009-12 in urban and rural parts of two South African provinces. They found teenage girls from households receiving grants were two-thirds less likely to take much older boyfriends, and half as likely to have sex in exchange for money, food, school fees or shelter.

Published
27 November 2013
From
Eurekalert Inf Dis
Economist wins Polanyi Prize for research into the unfaithful

Economist Roland Pongou has reached a curious conclusion about infidelity and sexual networks - women are less likely to cheat on their partners and, oddly, that makes them more vulnerable to HIV.

Published
26 November 2013
From
Ottawa Citizen
UNAIDS Urges End to Gender-Based Violence in Effort to Reduce Risk of HIV Infection

The United Nations agency leading the response to the AIDS epidemic is calling for an end to gender-based violence, which is not only a serious human rights violation but also increases the risk of HIV infection.

Published
26 November 2013
From
AllAfrica
Urgent need to address "resurgent" gay global epidemic, says English public health chief

There is an increasing and potentially catastrophic HIV and sexual health epidemic in gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM) in every part of

Published
23 November 2013
By
Gus Cairns
Late testing rates declining in Europe, but largely in gay men

Over Europe as a whole, the proportion of people testing late for HIV decreased between 2002 and 2010, a presentation at the 14th European AIDS Conference in Brussels

Published
24 October 2013
By
Gus Cairns
Startling New Map: 92 Percent of New HIV Cases are in 25 Percent of US Counties

“It’s a great indicator of where to do testing, where to put centers. We might use this data to say, ‘How many resources do we need to help link people into HIV care,” suggested Patrick Sullivan, a professor at Emory’s school of public health and the head of AIDSVu. “Or, what is the growth in HIV load going to look like in the future, to plan for provider capacity?” The maps display cases by county, and show that 92 percent of new diagnoses between 2008 and 2011 took place in just 25 percent of U.S. counties.

Published
02 October 2013
From
The New Republic
Economic austerity affects the way in which HIV-positive Londoners view ‘treatment as prevention’

Discussions of an economic crisis and of austerity contribute to the manner in which people living with HIV in London make treatment decisions and frame attitudes to

Published
23 September 2013
By
Roger Pebody
Mexico: How Male Power Spreads HIV

The roles of gender and stigma in the epidemic in the Mexican state of Chiapas

Published
17 September 2013
From
The Atlantic
HIV treatment has not led to increasing sexual risk-taking in rural South African communities

A study from a rural area in the province of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, has found no evidence that providing widespread antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV has led

Published
02 August 2013
By
Gus Cairns

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