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Viral load in early HIV infection predicted by that of transmitting partner

Viral load in individuals recently infected with HIV is closely related to that of the individual who transmitted the virus, US investigators report in the

Published
08 March 2010
By
Michael Carter
Kinsey Institute study finds no consensus in definitions of 'had sex'

When people say they "had sex", what transpired is anyone's guess. A new study from the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University found that no uniform

Published
04 March 2010
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Press Release
Ugandans who think they have HIV are less likely to refer family members for testing

A study presented at the recent Seventeenth Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) found that Ugandans presenting at a TB clinic grossly overestimated the

Published
04 March 2010
By
Gus Cairns
Beliefs about reduced infection risk on ART linked to STI risk

People who believed that having undetectable viral load on antiretroviral therapy reduces the risk of passing on HIV were more likely to have a sexually

Published
04 March 2010
By
Keith Alcorn
HIV prevention for UK Africans should prioritise work with men

Men, not women, should be prioritised by health promoters working with African communities in England, researchers reported earlier this month. The findings from the latest

Published
21 December 2009
By
Roger Pebody
Number of UK gay men ever tested rises to two-thirds

By 2007, two-thirds of gay men in the UK had taken an HIV test at least once, a rise from below 50% in 2002. However

Published
17 September 2009
By
Roger Pebody
Serosorting and 'strategic positioning' used by HIV-positive US gay men to reduce HIV transmission risks, shows meta-analysis

Over 40% of gay and other men who have sex with men diagnosed with HIV in the US have unprotected anal intercourse, according to the

Published
21 August 2009
By
Michael Carter
HIV rate could be higher in black Americans because of less sexual mixing

Researchers from the San Francisco Department of Public Health have published findings that, they say, support the idea that HIV prevalence may be higher in

Published
13 July 2009
By
Gus Cairns
Interventions needed in Cambodia to reduce HIV transmission from wealthier urban men to their wives

A household survey in Cambodia found an HIV prevalence of 0.6%, and also found that infection was more common in urban areas and in wealthier

Published
10 July 2009
By
Roger Pebody
Beliefs about gender equality predict multiple concurrent sexual partnerships

Beliefs about gender equality are strongly predictive of multiple concurrent partnerships and HIV risk behaviours in South Africa, suggesting that better prevention of HIV could

Published
08 April 2009
By
Hayden Eastwood

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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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