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1302, 2019

The criminalization of HIV non-disclosure

The Department of Justice released a directive for prosecuting HIV non-disclosure, what experts called a good step forward. Illustration: Sarah Pixie. EXPERTS SAY WORK STILL TO BE DONE ON CURBING [...]

1302, 2019

SFU celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Anne Salomon is an applied marine ecologist and professor in the School of Resource and Environmental Management in the Faculty of Environment who conducts research on the West Coast. SFU [...]

1202, 2019

Relationship counseling encourages couples HIV testing

It's long been known that couples HIV testing and counseling is an effective way to mutually disclose HIV status and link to health care--unfortunately, couples don't use it even though [...]

1202, 2019

Study finds HIV+ cancer patients benefit from immunotherapy

WASHINGTON -- The immunotherapy that has revolutionized treatment of many cancers appears to offer similar benefit to cancer patients living with HIV, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. [...]

1202, 2019

Gay men, substance use and harm reduction: it’s time to act

Harm reduction and gay men’s HIV prevention could be considered two historic elements in our HIV response that have long stood separate from one another. Traditionally, HIV prevention with gay [...]

1202, 2019

A Trailblazing HIV Doctor Who Helped Thousands Access PrEP Has Died At 44

  Dr Mags Portman, a hero of the LGBT and HIV community, leaves behind a husband, two children, and a legacy: getting PrEP into the hands of those who need [...]

1102, 2019

High-risk sexually transmitted HPV virus associated with increased CVD risk

DALLAS, February 7, 2019 - Infection with high-risk strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which have been linked to cancer, might increase the risk of heart and blood vessel or [...]

1102, 2019

OVER 1,400 PEOPLE DIED FROM AN OVERDOSE IN BC LAST YEAR

A new report from the BC Coroners Service highlights how many people died from an overdose in BC last year. According to the report,1,489 people died by overdose due to a poisoned, [...]

1102, 2019

Party and play in Canada: What is its impact on gay men’s health?

  Some gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) use drugs specifically to facilitate or enhance sexual encounters. This phenomenon is commonly called party and play [...]

1102, 2019

Trump Promised to End AIDS. A Day Later He May Have Made the Crisis Worse

The DOJ is suing a nonprofit that allows addicts to inject intravenous drugs in a safe, sterile environment. Denis Balibouse/Reuters Less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump vowed to [...]