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PEP awareness campaign targeted at gay men in London and Brighton

Gay men in London and Brighton are being targeted with an HIV-prevention campaign designed to increase their knowledge about the effectiveness and availability of treatment

Published
22 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
Gay men in London having more unprotected sex with casual partners

The proportion of gay men reporting unprotected anal sex with a casual partner has increased significantly in recent years, according to a poster presentation to

Published
22 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
HSV still shed by HAART-treated patients, HSV suppressive therapy still needed

Treatment with HAART does not significantly reduce the shedding of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) according to a US study to be published in

Published
20 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
Prostate is a reservoir for HIV even in men with controlled viral load, finds study

Stimulation of the prostate can provoke the release of HIV into semen, even in men who are taking HAART and have undetectable viral load in

Published
20 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
Heterosexual anal sex and first sexual exposure associated with high rates of HIV transmission in African youth

Young Africans are becoming infected with HIV through unprotected anal sex between men and women, and often on their first sexual encounter, according to two

Published
16 July 2004
By
Christopher Gadd
Drug resistant HIV present in quarter of gay men newly infected with HIV in England in 2002

Over 27% of gay men in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2002 with recently acquired HIV had been infected with a drug-resistant strain of

Published
14 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
Abstinence debate finds more consensus than difference

What is the importance and place of promoting abstinence from sex and illicit drug-taking, as distinct from harm-reduction measures like condom promotion and clean needle

Published
13 July 2004
By
Julian Meldrum
Taking HAART not associated with sexual risk taking, but belief that HAART makes HIV less infectious is, finds meta-analysis

HIV-positive individuals who are taking HAART do not have more unprotected sex, according to a meta-analysis of studies looking at the impact of HAART on

Published
12 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
Azithromycin resistant syphilis found in HIV-positive gay men

A strain of syphilis has emerged which is resistant to the oral antibiotic, azithromycin, according to a report in the July 8th edition of the

Published
09 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
The male genital tract is not a sanctuary site for HIV, argue Dutch researchers

A group of Dutch researchers have argued that the male genital tract is not an important site for the production of drug-resistant strains of HIV.

Published
28 June 2004
By
Christopher Gadd

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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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