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Gay men who use methamphetamine three times more likely to get HIV, says US study

Gay men who use the recreational drug methamphetamine are three times more likely to test positive for HIV than non- users of the drug, according

Published
22 August 2005
By
Michael Carter
Tipranavir moves closer to approval in Europe

Tipranavir, Boehringer-Ingleheim’s investigational protease inhibitor, has cleared a key hurdle on the path to formal approval in Europe. On July 28th, the Committee for Medicinal

Published
05 August 2005
By
Michael Carter
IAS: Use of crystal methamphetamine boosts risk of transmitting drug-resistant HIV

Using crystal methamphetamine increases the risk of transmission of drug-resistant HIV as a result of unsafe sex practices by infected users with uninfected partners, according

Published
01 August 2005
By
Mark Mascolini
New HIV infections in San Francisco may be half of official estimates

The rate of new HIV infections resulting from sex between men in San Francisco may need to be revised to about half of that of

Published
21 July 2005
By
Edwin J. Bernard
IDUs acquire resistance at same rate as non-IDUs

A large Canadian study comparing rates of resistance in antiretroviral-naïve individuals with and without a history of injecting drug use (IDU) has concluded that there

Published
20 July 2005
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Recent increases seen in HIV transmission among UK IDUs

New HIV infections via injecting drug use (IDU) appear to be on the increase in England and Wales, according to a collaborative study from the

Published
15 July 2005
By
Edwin J. Bernard
How much of a concern is methamphetamine use by London's gay men?

”Fears over gay community drug use” read the BBC headline from the third of June 2005, reporting a study that found around one in five

Published
07 June 2005
By
Michael Carter
Tattooing associated with HIV risk in Chennai, India

Around 30% of the intravenous drug users (IVDUs) in Chennai, India, are infected with HIV, and around one out of six of these has passed

Published
01 June 2005
By
Theo Smart
Make recreational use of Viagra illegal say US investigators

Recreational use of erectile dysfunction drugs is associated with an increased risk of unprotected sex, and an increased risk of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV,

Published
27 May 2005
By
Michael Carter
Overdose death more common amongst HIV-positive injecting drug users

Infection with HIV is associated with a higher risk of death after an overdose amongst injecting drug users, according to a study conducted by investigators

Published
23 May 2005
By
Michael Carter

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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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