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US: HPV Vaccine Approved for Women and Men up to Age 45

On October 5, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded its approval of the Gardasil 9 vaccine, which protects against nine difference strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), to cover women and men ages 27 to 45.

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12 October 2018
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Cancer Health
In the ’80s, He Was an AIDS Activist, Today He’s a MacArthur Genius

Watch Gregg Gonsalves explain how his work affects public health, human rights and health inequities.

Published
12 October 2018
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Poz
Chronic Pain Is a Huge, Underrecognized Problem for People With HIV

Living with chronic pain not only drags down quality of life, but it is also linked to poorer HIV-related health outcomes.

Published
12 October 2018
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Poz
Situation Improving For HIV-Positive Individuals Detained at the United States Border

Individuals with HIV who have been detained by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement are far more likely to be released having had some consultation about their health and steps to improve their outlook compared with those who were detained several years ago, according to new research presented the 2018 ID Week Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Published
12 October 2018
From
MD Magazine
HIV Travel: The Global Database on HIV-specific Travel and Residence restrictions is updated

The Global Database on HIV-specific Travel & Residence Restrictions, a useful online tool regarding the cross-border mobility of people living with HIV/AIDS, was recently updated. Thirteen countries have punitive laws affecting stays below 90 days. Forty-nine countries restrict long-term stays of more than 90 days. Laws and practices are unclear in 24 countries, while 143 countries have no restrictions.

Published
12 October 2018
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EATG
HIV-positive man, 44, who is branded a 'danger to women' after not telling partners he has condition must inform police 24 hours before he has sex

He must contact officers and provide the details of each woman he plans on having sex with so police can warn them about his condition and is banned from inviting any women into his home unless he calls police first.

Published
12 October 2018
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Daily Mail
Older people less likely to be offered an HIV test in English sexual health clinics

Despite their mandate to offer HIV testing to all attendees, sexual health clinics in England are less likely to offer a test to older patients, according to

Published
12 October 2018
By
Roger Pebody
Efavirenz, but not dolutegravir, linked to neurological problems in children

Children born to HIV-positive women who take efavirenz (Sustiva or Stocrin, also a component of Atripla) during pregnancy are at greater risk of developing neurological disorders, some of

Published
11 October 2018
By
Liz Highleyman
Hepatitis C elimination in people living with HIV in the UK is feasible by 2021, British HIV Association says

Hepatitis C co-infection can be eliminated in people living with HIV in the United Kingdom by 2021, the British HIV Association (BHIVA) said today. “The UK can be

Published
10 October 2018
By
Keith Alcorn
Too Few Teens and Youth Adults Using Opioids Are Screened for Hepatitis C and HIV, New Study Finds

Despite their increased risk, only one-third of adolescents and young adults with known opioid use disorder (OUD) were screened for hepatitis C, according to a study released at the IDWeek conference in San Francisco. Furthermore, of those screened for hepatitis C, only 11% were also screened for HIV.

Published
10 October 2018
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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