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Dual HIV-1 infection associated with rapid disease progression

Infection with two strains of the same HIV-1 subtype can lead to very rapid disease progression, US researchers warn today in the February 21st edition

Published
20 February 2004
By
Keith Alcorn
Record 7,000 new HIV diagnoses in UK in 2003

A record 7,000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in the UK in 2003, according to figures published by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) on

Published
13 February 2004
By
Michael Carter
Three-fold increase in new HIV cases amongst UK Caribbeans between 1997 - 2001

The number of new HIV diagnoses amongst black Caribbeans living in the UK increased three-fold between 1997 and 2001, according to an editorial published in

Published
02 February 2004
By
Michael Carter
French HIV-2 cohort study: treat only when plasma viral load can be measured.

HIV–2 is a genetically distinct virus from HIV-1, the latter of which is by far the most common form of HIV worldwide. HIV-2 is found

Published
26 January 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Invasive cervical cancer risk no higher in women with HIV

Women with HIV have a low incidence of invasive cervical cancer (ICC) despite a high prevalence of risk factors, according to an American study published

Published
20 January 2004
By
Liz Highleyman
Anal cancer bad news for HIV-positive gay men even in HAART era, but incidence is rare

Anal cancer occurs more frequently in HIV-positive gay men, doesn’t respond to HAART, is difficult to treat, has a poor outcome, but is, thankfully, rare,

Published
19 January 2004
By
Michael Carter
HAART reduces HIV infectivity by over 60%, but increase in unsafe sex means stable HIV incidence

HAART has reduced the ability of HIV-positive gay men to transmit the virus by 60%, according to a study conducted by the University of California,

Published
16 January 2004
By
Michael Carter
4% of HIV-positive Americans passed on HIV each year in 1990s, says study

In any given year in the 1990s, at least 95% of HIV-positive Americans did not pass on HIV, according to a US public health investigator

Published
07 January 2004
By
Michael Carter
Majority of syphilis cases in Lyon involve HIV-positive patients

The number of syphilis cases in the French city of Lyon increased 28-fold in 2002, with the majority of cases involving HIV-positive individuals, according to

Published
23 December 2003
By
Michael Carter
Gay internet cruisers no more likely to have unprotected anal sex, says study, but other risks up

Gay men who use the internet to seek sex are no more likely to have unprotected anal sex, the main risk activity for HIV transmission,

Published
19 December 2003
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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