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Men who don’t disclose same-sex sexual behaviour have different HIV transmission patterns compared to other men who have sex with men (MSM) and heterosexual men.
Nearly one-fifth (19%) of all cancers among people living with HIV could have been avoided by not smoking according to a recent study among people living with HIV in North America.
With three in ten gay men living with HIV engaging in chemsex in the last year in the UK, understanding its association with the country’s HIV and STI epidemics is critical to put an end to new infections.
‘Encouraging’ study casts first light on PrEP-related stigma among gay and bisexual men on dating apps, following concerns about growing negative attitudes towards PrEP users.
Black women in the USA continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV, according to the latest US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics.
New study shows people living with HIV still expect far less from their lives compared to those who are HIV-negative, despite near-normal life expectancy.
First known intervention to increase positive attitudes in people newly diagnosed with HIV found to have profound health benefits.
HIV as a risk factor for diabetes has long been controversial, but new evidence shows that people living with HIV have increased diabetes prevalence compared to the general population.
The UK has exceeded UNAIDS Fast-Track targets of getting people on treatment and virally suppressed, but falls behind on reaching those who are undiagnosed.
Phase III trials of the intravenous drug ibalizumab have been found to significantly reduce viral load in people living with HIV who do not respond to existing treatment.