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Long-term alcohol consumption may affect immune cells in the intestine

A study carried out in monkeys has found that long-term alcohol consumption can affect the turnover of immune system cells in the intestine, and the

Published
11 May 2006
By
Christopher Gadd
Don't believe the hype: study finds that few UK gay men use methamphetamine

Few gay men in the United Kingdom use the recreational drug methamphetamine (crystal meth), according the results of a large annual survey. The National Gay

Published
27 April 2006
By
Michael Carter
HIV infection, viral load and injecting drug use linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease

HIV-positive patients have signs of damage to the lining of blood vessels, according to a study published in the 1st May edition of Clinical Infectious

Published
19 April 2006
By
Christopher Gadd
HIV incidence amongst injecting drug users in St Petersburg near 5%, highest in speed users

Injecting psychostimulant drugs is associated with acquiring HIV infection amongst injecting drug users in St Petersburg, Russia, according to an article published in the April

Published
12 April 2006
By
Michael Carter
Unexpected interaction between heroin substitute and atazanavir/ritonavir

Atazanavir (Reyataz), boosted by low dose ritonavir (Norvir) appears to interact with the opiate substitute, buprenorphine. Doctors from Connecticut in the USA report a series

Published
27 March 2006
By
Michael Carter
HIV prevalence amongst IDUs in England and Wales at highest level since 1992

HIV infections in England and Wales via injecting drug use (IDU) are at their highest level in more than a decade, according to data released

Published
17 March 2006
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Ukraine: anti-AIDS efforts undermined by human rights abuses

The Ukrainian government’s efforts to combat Europe’s worst HIV/AIDS epidemic are being undermined by its failure to end persistent violence and discrimination against people at

Published
03 March 2006
By
Keith Alcorn
Advocacy groups demand equal HIV treatment access for injecting drug users

The Global Network of People living with HIV/AIDS (GNP+) and the International Community of Women Living with HIV and AIDS (ICW) have this week released

Published
15 December 2005
By
Edwin J. Bernard
HIV-positive injecting drug users who are infected with HTLV-II less are less likely to progress to AIDS

HIV-positive injecting drug users who are also infected with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type II (HTLV-II) are less likely to progress to AIDS than HIV-positive

Published
12 December 2005
By
Michael Carter
Hospitalisations and deaths down in US, slight increase in number of admissions due to liver problems

Hospital admissions and inpatient deaths in HIV-positive patients fell dramatically in the United States between 1996 and 2000, according to a study published in the

Published
05 December 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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