Many young MSM discontinue PrEP
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Many young MSM discontinue PrEP

A third of young men who have sex with men (MSM) discontinue pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) within a six-month period, investigators from the United States report in AIDS and Behavior. Common reasons for stopping included being unable to get an appointment with a doctor and problems ...

June 04, 2018
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Another HIV vaccine efficacy trial will start this year
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Another HIV vaccine efficacy trial will start this year

HVTN 705 vaccine study passes its “go” criteria: due to start this autumn A year ago, one of the biggest pieces of prevention news at the Durban International AIDS Conference was the announcement that a large HIV vaccine efficacy study would start in South Africa. HVTN 702, ...

July 26, 2017
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PrEP should be given to all breastfed babies, researchers say
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PrEP should be given to all breastfed babies, researchers say

An international group of researchers involved in the ANRS 12174 randomised controlled trial of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for infants say that it is high time we started giving PrEP to all breastfed babies of HIV-positive mothers in countries where the likelihood of transmission via breastfeeding ...

April 05, 2017
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HIV update – 5th January 2017

This week Large drop in HIV diagnoses in London gay men Four sexual health clinics serving large numbers of gay men in London have reported that they diagnosed far fewer gay men with HIV during Hepatitis C virus often found in rectal fluid Our understanding of how ...

January 05, 2017
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HIV update – 11th May 2016
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HIV update – 11th May 2016

This week HIV transmission and antiretroviral therapy Antiretroviral treatment greatly reduces the risk of transmitting HIV. Several very large studies have now shown that people with undetectable viral load do not Sex after HIV diagnosis To what extent do gay men modify their sexual risk behaviour after ...

May 11, 2016
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HIV update – 27th April 2016
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HIV update – 27th April 2016

This week Cheap, imported generic hepatitis C drugs work well A major conference on hepatitis treatment heard lots more good news about the new drugs for hepatitis C. For example, a single pill combining Dropping out of care UK researchers are trying to understand more about the ...

April 27, 2016
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