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2006, 2018

Violence against women significantly more likely after high-risk sex

Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers A study of the victimization of women who were living in areas of high poverty and HIV prevalence in multiple cities across the U.S. [...]

2006, 2018

‘Game-changer’ HIV prevention drug could be leading to lower condom use: studies

PrEP is so effective at preventing HIV that some men might be using condoms less often when they're on it, studies suggest. Pre-exposure prophylaxis, commonly known as PrEP, is a [...]

1906, 2018

Sanctum Survivor weekend illuminates challenges of homelessness- Saskatoon

My 36-hour glimpse of what it’s like to be homeless while coping with a physical limitation showed me how quickly pride can go out the window when barriers to necessities [...]

1906, 2018

Addiction help a phone call away through new Indigenous health program

Chippewas of the Thames First Nation secured three years of funding for the project through the province Paula Duhatschek · CBC News · Posted: Jun 04, 2018 8:00 PM ET | Last Updated: June [...]

1906, 2018

Human rights complaint alleges lack of harm-reduction programs puts Canadian inmates at risk of overdose

Former inmates on probation or recently released from prison are at a greater risk of a fatal-drug overdose, according to a recent review by the B.C. Coroners Service.BRIANAJACKSON / ISTOCK [...]

1406, 2018

Drug to treat alcohol addiction also helps with suppression of HIV    

(© stock.adobe.com) A medication commonly prescribed to treat alcohol use disorder also appears to help maintain or improve suppression of HIV among individuals at risk for relapse receiving HIV antiretroviral [...]

1406, 2018

These Gay Men Have Spent 30 Years Learning How To Be Long-Term HIV Survivors

“It was hell to watch people die in the ’80s, but my personal hell was when long-term survivors were forgotten.” Avichai Scher On Assignment For HuffPost ADAM FREDERICKS Long-term HIV survivor [...]

1406, 2018

T cells alone are sufficient to establish and maintain HIV infection in the brain

Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T cell) from the immune system of a healthy donor. Credit: NIAID A new study by University of North [...]

1406, 2018

Gilead takes HIV prevention message to TV, pushing PreP awareness with hipster ad

Gilead pushes HIV prevention in a new awareness commercial in which young adults get honest about sex and health. (Gilead) Gilead Sciences wants people to get honest about HIV and [...]

1306, 2018

‘Emotional closeness’ key to successful HIV treatment support

The type of relationship someone living with HIV has with both their social network and a nominated ‘treatment partner’ is likely to influence whether they are virally suppressed, research from [...]