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New World Health Organization policy indicates that countries should replace western blotting and line immunoassays, which can only be conducted in laboratories, with simpler methods such as rapid diagnostic tests.
Findings from France and Canada suggest it is safe to offer men who have sex with men a choice between daily and ‘on-demand’ PrEP if they are not having frequent sex.
The first global and regional estimates showing the link between herpes and HIV finds 30% of new HIV infections in 2016 were attributable to the STI.
Global analysis of death rates among women living with HIV during the first four years of antiretroviral treatment (ART) finds most deaths occur within three months – with some distinct regional variations.
To what extent do existing policies relating to age of consent for sexual reproductive health (SRH) services also affect PrEP access?
New technical guidance from the World Health Organization recognises effectiveness of event-driven PrEP for gay men following Prevenir study results.
New study finds treatment adherence a major challenge for excluded and hard to reach populations living with HIV, exacerbating existing health inequalities.
Two out of seven mice who received novel treatment and gene editing technology have had HIV eliminated from their bodies, reveals a ground-breaking study.
Failure to diagnose and late-presenters to care continue to contribute to cryptococcal-related mortality in people living with HIV in low-resourced contexts.
PARTNER2 trial results confirm that gay men can also benefit from U=U (undetectable=untransmittable), as Lancet publishes final study report.