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Improvement in CD4 cell count with HAART associated with more unsafe sex, but not injecting in IDUs

Injecting drug users who experienced an improvement in their CD4 cell count after starting HAART had an increased risk of engaging in more unprotected sex,

Published
14 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
Reduction in number of sexual partners key to halting spread of HIV, says BMJ article

HIV prevention work is neglecting to inform individuals about the role partner reduction can play in stemming the spread of HIV, according to an article

Published
13 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
Optimism about HIV doesn't explain why Scottish gay men having more risky sex

Increases in the proportion of Scottish gay men reporting unprotected sex with casual partners cannot be explained by optimism about HIV, according to a study

Published
07 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
PEP for sexual exposure to HIV doesn't lead to more risky sex

Published
06 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
Microbicides 2004 marks new wave of HIV prevention trials

The Microbicides 2004 meeting, which took place this week at London’s Hilton Metropole hotel, drew 800 participants from 53 countries for four days of intensive

Published
01 April 2004
By
Julian Meldrum
Microbicides pose new challenges for design of research studies

As reported here on aidsmap, the big news at the Microbicides 2004 Conference in London was the imminent start of five large efficacy trials of

Published
01 April 2004
By
Gus Cairns
ARV-based HIV microbicides advanced by ground-breaking partnership

The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) has made a far-reaching agreement with Tibotec Pharmaceuticals, a Belgian subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, to develop an antiretroviral

Published
31 March 2004
By
Julian Meldrum
Rectal HIV microbicides still a distant prospect

A seminar held last Sunday in London ahead of the Microbicides 2004 meeting reviewed progress towards rectal microbicides, products to prevent HIV transmission through anal

Published
31 March 2004
By
Julian Meldrum
French study shows HAART no benefit against HPV or pre-cancerous anal lesions

Improved immune function after treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) does not lead to the regression of pre-cancerous anal lesions in HIV-positive men, or

Published
30 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
Hormonal contraceptive associated with increased risk of HIV infection

Women using either the oral or injectable forms of the contraceptive DMPA are at a higher risk of HIV infection than those not using these

Published
29 March 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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