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1207, 2018

Indigenous AIDS Conference Preludes AIDS 2018 Amsterdam

Global HIV response depends on not leaving Indigenous Peoples behind VANCOUVER, July 4, 2018 /CNW/ - The International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS (IIWGHA) announces it will host the 7th Annual International [...]

1207, 2018

For first time ever, Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh will all have floats in Vancouver’s Pride Parade

VANCOUVER—This summer, for the first time ever, the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh nations will all have their own floats in Vancouver’s Pride Parade, and six of the parade’s seven grand [...]

1207, 2018

Preventing H.I.V.

Image CreditIllustration by Jeffrey Henson Scales; photograph by Classen Rafae/EyeEm, via Getty Images To the Editor: Re “The End of Safe Gay Sex?,” by Patrick William Kelly (Op-Ed, nytimes.com, June [...]

1207, 2018

New ad campaign promotes PrEP use

  Gilead Sciences' new ad campaign promoting PrEP features a multiethnic group of young people. Photo: Courtesy Gilead Sciences Article Tools Foster City-based Gilead Sciences last month launched a new [...]

1007, 2018

Tobacco Consequences in Youth Living With HIV

Tobacco remains the single largest preventable cause of death in the United States. Yet, 1 in 5 Americans still smoke. Smoking prevalence is more than double in adults living with [...]

1007, 2018

HIV Patients on Opioid Therapy Often Aren’t Monitored for Addiction

Opioids have become a common treatment for people living with HIV who also deal with chronic pain. However, new research suggests those patients aren’t receiving robust monitoring to prevent opioid [...]

1007, 2018

Health official who urged abstinence says views have changed

NEW YORK — The head of the nation’s top public health agency once opposed condoms and needle exchange programs as ways to stop the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. This [...]

1007, 2018

Merck to Present New Data from Studies of Investigational HIV Therapy Doravirine, Including Pivotal DRIVE-FORWARD Trial, at AIDS 2018

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that new data from the company are scheduled to be presented at the 22 nd International AIDS [...]

907, 2018

Rates of newly diagnosed HIV among Indigenous people rise 33 per cent

Immediate action is needed to stem new cases of HIV among Australia's Indigenous people, researchers have argued. National data shows a 33 per cent increase in new cases of HIV [...]

907, 2018

Lung Cancer Risk and Screening With HIV — and an Intriguing New Treatment Opportunity

Keith M. Sigel, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. Mount Sinai Medical Center -- New York, New York Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases (Courtesy of [...]