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1309, 2018

Very few sexually active gay and bisexual men use prophylactic drug to prevent HIV transmission, study finds

25 percent of young sexually active gay and bisexual men have never been tested for HIV “I worry especially about younger men who didn’t grow up with the concerns of [...]

1309, 2018

Blow in HIV fight as viral suppression in children remains challenging  

  Achieving viral load suppression among children still remains a challenge according to health experts. Despite the positive strides made in HIV management in Kenya, children continue to have lower [...]

1309, 2018

Switching to an automatic HIV/HCV screening yields benefits

Automatically linking HIV and hepatitis C virus (HIV/HCV) screening to lab orders via electronic health records (EHRs) for all adult patients outperforms a nurse-driven protocol, according to a recent study [...]

1309, 2018

Study identifies racial/ethnic disparities in HIV care

Targeted clinical and public health interventions are needed to improve HIV care among older black men who have sex with men, young white women and middle-aged black men who have [...]

1309, 2018

Starting from here – what PrEP programmes can learn from circumcision

  Funders, health providers and advocates should take lessons from the rollout of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) as an HIV prevention measure in Africa if they wish to hasten [...]

1209, 2018

Elton John AIDS Foundation to Honor Patricia Hearst, Sheryl Crow to Perform

Event will also honor Ford Foundation's Darren Walker and DDG's Joe McMillan; last year's gala featured the last public performance by Aretha Frankin. CREDIT: INVISION/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK   In its 26th annual [...]

1209, 2018

Brotherhood of Man: My Experience at a Spiritual Retreat for HIV-Positive MSM

  Participants of the International Brotherhood Retreat weekend (Credit: Credit: Claes Lilja) On a warm weekend in July, 19 gay men living with HIV gathered in the Pocono Mountains in [...]

1209, 2018

What do older people living with HIV do to look after their own mental health?

Older people living with HIV describe a range of strategies to maintain or improve their mental health and emotional wellbeing, according to an English study published in AIDS Care. Many people said [...]

1209, 2018

Study finds no link between transgender rights law and bathroom crimes

JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF/FILE Some activists are hoping to undo the state transgender antidiscrimination law through a ballot question. A first-of-its-kind study being released Wednesday refutes the premise that the state’s [...]

1109, 2018

Unstable housing associated with low CD4 cell count and detectable viral load for HIV-positive women in US

Unstable housing is associated with an increased risk of a detectable viral load and low CD4 cell count among HIV-positive women, according to US research published in Social Science & Medicine. [...]