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15% of gay men in the U.S. living with HIV, estimate researchers

Researchers at Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control recently released a report estimating the prevalence of HIV infections among men who have sex with men in the U.S.

Published
24 June 2016
From
BETA blog
PrEP use is rising fast in US, but large racial disparities remain

More than 49,000 people in the US have filled prescriptions for Truvada for pre-exposure prophylaxis at retail pharmacies, according to the results of a survey by Gilead Sciences

Published
24 June 2016
By
Liz Highleyman
House subcommittee bill flat funds global HIV and TB

In a year when global health leaders have projected a need to extend HIV and tuberculosis services to millions more people, a draft spending bill for the fiscal year beginning October 1 proposes keeping funding for global AIDS and tuberculosis programs and for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria exactly where it is.

Published
23 June 2016
From
Science Speaks
New Sex-positive Videos Showcase Transgender Health Issues

What are the sexual health decisions that transgender people face, and how do their decisions impact health and wellness? Decisions around PrEP, personal empowerment, dating and sex are explored in two new videos created in a partnership between Project Inform and Outshine NW. The videos were written, directed, facilitated and performed by transgender community members.

Published
23 June 2016
From
BETA blog
New study reveals how HIV enters cell nucleus

Scientists have solved a mystery that has long baffled HIV researchers: How does HIV manage to enter the nucleus of immune system cells? The discovery could lead to effective new drugs to treat HIV/AIDS.

Published
23 June 2016
From
Science Daily
Hepatitis C antigen testing could eliminate need for two-step HCV testing, reduce cost of access

Testing for hepatitis C virus core antigen could eventually replace the current two-step procedure for diagnosing chronic hepatitis C infection in lower- and middle-income countries, speeding up

Published
23 June 2016
By
Keith Alcorn
Council LGBTI Conclusions are Trojan horse: legitimising homophobia

Last Thursday, the Council of the European Union adopted its conclusions on LGBTI equality. It is the first time ever that the Council adopts a document addressing LGBTI equality. However, the document creates a potentially harmful novelty by including that in its activities on LGBTI equality the Commission should “fully respect . . . Member States’ national identities and constitutional traditions.”

Published
22 June 2016
From
EU Parliament Integroup on LGBT Rights
All 28 EU member states reach consensus on LGBT rights for first time

The 28 EU member states have reached a consensus on LGBT rights for the first time in European history. The Council of the European Union reached consensus on Friday on a Netherlands-backed agreement concerning women’s rights, gender equality and the protection of LGBTI people across the EU. For the first time ever, the 28 member states agreed at the Council to work against “any discrimination” against LGBT people, and to ramp up pan-European efforts on equality.

Published
22 June 2016
From
Pink News
Domestic Workers in Uganda Coerced Into HIV, STI Screenings

In Uganda, its common to bring women into households to help with chores such as cleaning, cooking and childcare. Yet many say that they have been coerced into undergoing screenings for HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Advocates say the testing is a harbinger of discrimination and even sexual exploitation.

Published
22 June 2016
From
Voice of America
Potency of Hepatitis B Virus Traced to 'Grappling Hooks' Virus Acquires as It Matures

A discovery of the process by which the hepatitis B virus matures inside the body helps to explain why the virus is much more potent that others in causing infection, and how it so effectively targets the liver.

Published
22 June 2016
From
Hepatitis News Today
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