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Men taking HIV treatment have undetectable viral loads in the rectum; sexually transmitted infections make no difference

A small study assessing the infectiousness of HIV-positive gay men taking antiretroviral therapy has found that all study participants had an undetectable viral load in the rectum.

Published
24 April 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Daily PrEP leads to better adherence and protective drug levels in women

HIV-negative African women assigned to take once-daily Truvada for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) achieved better adherence than those assigned to take PrEP twice weekly or before and after

Published
22 April 2015
By
Liz Highleyman
David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband praise HIV prevention drug PrEP

The three main political party leaders in the UK have all praised the HIV prevention drug PrEP, during a Q&A for GT (Gay Times) Magazine.

Published
20 April 2015
From
Pink News
Indiana Says HIV Outbreak Is Worsening

An Indiana county at the heart of an H.I.V. outbreak has seen a “significant increase” in the number of cases more than two weeks into a short-term needle exchange program, state health officials said.

Published
20 April 2015
From
New York Times
Pre-exposure prophylaxis works—it's time to deliver

The science is now clear: oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with a coformulation of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine (Truvada) significantly reduces the risk of HIV infection among individuals at high risk of HIV infection. The news that PrEP has shown consistent efficacy among those who take it as prescribed should be a cause for celebration, and galvanise action to ensure access to PrEP for those who could benefit the most.

Published
17 April 2015
From
The Lancet
HIV and the general election - what we should be talking about

The National AIDS Trust and HIV Scotland have joined together to identify the key priorities for the new Parliament which will reduce HIV transmission and improve the lives of people living with HIV across the UK.

Published
15 April 2015
From
NAT press release
Are Condoms Over? Research and Reality for Gay Men

Are condoms over? No. The availability of new prevention options does not require us to abandon a tool that has been proven effective for decades. Let's move forward in the search for new prevention options without bashing the ones we have -- or those who promote them.

Published
15 April 2015
From
The Body
LGBT drug support

London Friend chief executive Monty Moncrieff talks to David Gilliver about the treatment needs of the LGBT community and the challenge posed by the ‘chemsex’ scene.

Published
14 April 2015
From
Drink & Drugs News
Why are HIV rates so high among straight black men?

A new study published in the journal Health Psychology set out to discover why there’s an over-representation of straight black males contracting HIV and how to better promote safe sex—and debunk the misconception that straight black men with HIV may secretly be gay.

Published
14 April 2015
From
Fusion
Newly adopted risk behaviours predict HIV infections in Portuguese gay men

Changes to an individual’s risk profile – including starting to have unprotected sex with a steady partner, a partner being diagnosed with HIV and having a new

Published
14 April 2015
By
Roger Pebody
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