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HIV is increasing in gay men in London because of lack of testing, comparative study finds

A study presented at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne today compared the HIV epidemics in gay men in San Francisco, US and London,

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1 hour ago
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Gus Cairns
Could HIV treatment mean safer sex?

A meta-analysis of every study that has looked at the sexual behaviour of people after starting HIV treatment has found not a single instance of so-called

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2 hours ago
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Gus Cairns
More data suggest increased risk of HIV infection for women using contraceptive injections

A sophisticated meta-analysis, pooling individual-level data on 37,000 women, has found that the use of DMPA injectable hormonal contraception is linked with a higher rate

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4 hours ago
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Roger Pebody
Queensland to adopt British Columbia Treatment as Prevention Strategy

Queensland is the latest international jurisdiction to implement TasP. Panama, China, France, Spain and Brazil have already signed on, and US cities including New York, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. are adopting the Treatment as Prevention model.

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6 hours ago
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I'm HIV-Positive, and I Have No Interest in News About HIV Cures

There is already a way to eradicate HIV/AIDS, and Pa. is pretty good at it. Too bad it’s politically impossible to implement nationally.

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6 hours ago
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Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
Australia's success in methadone treatment could guide Russia, UN says

Australia could prove critical in convincing Russia to change laws preventing heroin addicts from accessing opiate treatment programs, the UN secretary general’s special envoy for Aids in eastern Europe and central Asia said.

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6 hours ago
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The Guardian
Home-testing acceptable in 'treat everyone' trial: treatment takes longer to accept

The pilot phase of a trial in South Africa that aims to treat everyone living with HIV in a community and compare the effect of this

Published
23 July 2014
By
Gus Cairns
The moment that stunned Q&A’s AIDS audience

Monday night’s episode of panel discussion juggernaut Q&A was always going to be important. Yet the show was arguably stolen by Indonesian Health Minister Nafsiah Mboi, who has faced considerable backlash in her home country as the chair of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Published
23 July 2014
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The New Daily
Dr Joseph Sonnabend: The WHO's unwise recommendation for gay men

Since we really have relatively very little information about PrEP, and almost none about its use on a population level such a broad recommendation by the WHO is absolutely inappropriate, so maybe faced with increasing HIV infections among gay men, the WHO is simply giving up and proposing an unproved intervention out of desperation.

Published
23 July 2014
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POZ
Treatment as prevention may not work in Africa without couples counselling

A study from Zambia has found that a programme of couples voluntary counselling and testing (CVCT), in which male/female couples are counselled together before testing for HIV

Published
23 July 2014
By
Gus Cairns
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