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The latest international news, analysis and features on the HIV epidemic from Avert. Share your views and expertise with your peers in the comments box below the articles.

26 April 2017

Doctors in the USA see few cases of risk compensation among PrEP users

Most healthcare providers cite worries over risk compensation after providing PrEP, but experiences among doctors who do prescribe PrEP are positive.

21 April 2017

Positivity linked to better health outcomes in people living with HIV

First known intervention to increase positive attitudes in people newly diagnosed with HIV found to have profound health benefits.

09 February 2017

“Knocking out” genes in cells of people living with HIV could lead to new methods of treatment, say scientists

Targeting the human genes that HIV takes over and uses to replicate could provide a new approach to HIV treatment and suppression – although more research is required.

02 February 2017

People living with HIV may be more at risk of diabetes

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.