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‘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.
Calls to improve age-related intervention services as HIV burden increases among an older generation of adults in EU/EEA countries.
Although the risk of developing cancer is decreasing for people living with HIV as antiretroviral treatment (ART) improves, it remains higher for certain cancers – and as ART expands, this burden is expected to grow.
The majority of migrants living with HIV in Europe became infected after arriving to their new country – debunking the previously held assumption that HIV infections among migrants are imported.
There is a high appetite for increased access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among gay app users in Switzerland, according to research looking into the need for a national PrEP programme.
As prescription opioid addiction continues to increase in the USA – researchers predict a rising epidemic of injecting-related diseases such as HIV and hepatitis.
Most healthcare providers cite worries over risk compensation after providing PrEP, but experiences among doctors who do prescribe PrEP are positive.
First known intervention to increase positive attitudes in people newly diagnosed with HIV found to have profound health benefits.