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Increased risk of HIV after circumcision
30 April, 2015
Research found that men who have undergone circumcision are at greater risk of HIV transmission immediately after the procedure.
HIV self-testing kits go on sale in Britain
27 April, 2015
HIV self-test kits are on sale as of today in England, Scotland and Wales
Best results for women when using PrEP daily
23 April, 2015
Adherence to PrEP significantly improves when taken daily by women.
Should PrEP be rolled out worldwide?
21 April, 2015
Despite its proven efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis in randomised controlled trials it is not widely implemented as an HIV prevention tool. With nearly two million new HIV infections last year it seems that the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis as a HIV prevention tool is not used to its full extent.
Rates of transmitted HIV drug resistance increased only slightly
15 April, 2015
Rates of transmitted HIV drug resistance have only increased modestly in low and middle income countries according to new research published in PLoS Medicine.
First successful use of synthetic antibodies against HIV in humans
10 April, 2015
Successful trail in humans with synthetic antibodies against HIV
Early uptake of HIV treatment has doubled in the UK
2 April, 2015
Early uptake of HIV treatment among people living with HIV in the UK has more than doubled over a five-year period between 2008 and 2011.
OST positively affects treatment adherence for people who inject drugs
1 April, 2015
People living with HIV who inject drugs have a 68% increase in the odds of refilling their antiretroviral treatment (ART) prescriptions after being exposed to opiate substitution therapy (OST).