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Strong link found between herpes simplex virus-2 and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

More evidence was presented this week by researchers from London regarding the strong link between infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) and the transmission of

Published
20 August 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Oral sex between men a ‘small but real risk’ for HIV transmission, survey shows

Oral sex probably acounts for almost 3% of HIV infections in men who have sex with men (MSM), according to the results of a survey

Published
05 August 2004
By
Christopher Gadd
Study looks at risky sex amongst 3,700 HIV-positive Americans

Most of the sex engaged in by a sample of over 3,700 HIV-positive Americans over a three month period did not carry a risk of

Published
04 August 2004
By
Michael Carter
Viral load above 200 and anal coinfections increase anal cancer risk for people with HIV

Individuals with anal human papilloma virus (HPV) infection who are HIV-positive are significantly more likely to develop high grade precancerous cells or anal cancer,

Published
29 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
UK sexual health clinics: 14 day wait not unusual, survey shows

Far from being an open access system, figures released this week show that genitourinary medicine in the UK is afflicted by shrinking opening hours, lengthening

Published
28 July 2004
By
Keith Alcorn
Increase in syphilis doesn't mean more new HIV in SF and LA - yet

The number of new HIV infections amongst gay men in San Francisco and Los Angeles remained stable between 1999 and 2002 despite a massive increase

Published
27 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
Mixed report on UK's sexual health issued

Latest government statistics paint a mixed picture of the UK’s sexual health. Figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) on July 27th show that

Published
27 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
HAART reduces HIV transmission by 53% in Taiwan

The provision of free HAART decreased HIV transmission by 53% in Taiwan, according to an article published in the Septmber 1st edition of The Journal

Published
26 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
BMJ editorial backs 'essential and effective' condoms for HIV prevention

A robust defence of the importance of condoms in preventing the spread of HIV is contained in an editorial in the July 24th edition of

Published
23 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
Undetectable viral load associated with unprotected sex amongst gay men in Sydney

In gay couples where one partner is HIV-positive and the other HIV-negative, an undetectable viral load is associated with unprotected anal sex, according to a

Published
23 July 2004
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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