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Time to end dispute over ABC and condoms, say international experts

A consensus statement signed by over 140 HIV/AIDS experts from 36 countries has called for ideological disputes over HIV prevention programmes to be replaced by

Published
26 November 2004
By
Keith Alcorn
One in four HIV infections undiagnosed in UK

Over a quarter of all HIV cases in the UK are undiagnosed, according to figures released from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) today. These figures

Published
25 November 2004
By
Michael Carter
Over 50% of HIV-negative urban US gay men have anal HPV infection

Urban HIV-negative gay men in the USA have a high prevalence of anal infection with human papilloma virus (HPV), according to a study to be

Published
24 November 2004
By
Michael Carter
Hormonal contraceptives increase cervical infections in HIV-positive women: implications for disease progression and HIV transmission

A ten-year prospective study of HIV-positive Kenyan sex workers has found that the use of hormonal contraceptives is associated with a significantly increased risk of

Published
24 November 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
HIV-positive syphilis patients harder to treat for neurological complications

Two presentations at the Seventh International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection in Glasgow focused on syphilis, and in particular its neurological complications. Dr Fiona

Published
21 November 2004
By
Gus Cairns
Core group of patients with drug resistant HIV engaging in risky sex identified by US study

A small minority of HIV-positive patients taking highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have drug resistance and engage in unprotected anal or vaginal sex with partners

Published
11 November 2004
By
Michael Carter
ICAAC: Men shed HIV in sexual fluids more often than women

Men more frequently have detectable HIV in their sexual fluids than women, meaning that men, even when taking highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) that is

Published
30 October 2004
By
Michael Carter
One in five syphilis cases in Chicago gay men due to oral sex

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) has found that at least one in five cases of primary and secondary syphilis among gay men in

Published
25 October 2004
By
Gus Cairns
Hepatitis A outbreak reported among gay men in Norway

Following a similar report from London, the Norwegian Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology has reported an outbreak of sexually transmitted hepatitis A among gay men.

Published
25 October 2004
By
Gus Cairns
Another rare sexually transmitted infection oubreak in London gay men

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has identified an outbreak of another sexually transmitted infection amongst gay men in London. This time, 14 cases of shigellosis,

Published
14 October 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard

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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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