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CROI 2019: Hepatitis C drops among HIV-positive London gay men after direct-acting antiviral scale-up

New cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men seen at three clinics in London have declined by nearly 70% since 2015, according to a…

CROI 2019: New hepatitis C cases down by almost 70 per cent in HIV positive men in London

New cases of hepatitis C amongst HIV positive men in London have fallen by nearly 70 per cent in recent years. The new analysis of data from three clinics in…

CROI 2019: 55% drop in HIV incidence in gay men in England in just two years

In just two years, the incidence of new HIV infections in men who have sex with men attending English sexual health clinics fell by 55%, according to data presented by…

PrEP Impact Trial in England to be expanded

New places for the PrEP Impact Trial will now start to be released following agreement at the PrEP Oversight Board. 28 February 2019: Implementation of the PrEP Impact trial has…

PrEP drug uptake ‘exceeds predictions’ in Scotland

Almost 1,900 people have been prescribed a drug which dramatically reduces the chances of being infected with HIV, new figures have shown. Scotland was the first part of the UK…

Online intervention shows promise in HIV prevention

A team led by José Bauermeister, PhD, Presidential Professor of Nursing and Director of the Program on Sexuality, Technology, & Action Research (PSTAR), at Penn Nursing designed the My Desires…

Men who have sex with men in China are unsure about PrEP

Gay men in China could benefit from more information around PrEP to increase uptake and curb new HIV infections in this group. Just one-quarter (26%) of men who have sex…

Shifting social norms around what “safer” sex is: perspectives of HIV-negative men in Canada

HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM) living in Vancouver, Canada are redefining ways to negotiate sexual safety and risk, according to qualitative research recently published by Dr Benjamin…

Gay men in New York rate an undetectable viral load as less effective than PrEP

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in New York City rate daily pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as the most effective HIV prevention strategy when condoms aren’t used,…

Correlation between HIV, rectal gonorrhea could help PrEP trial designs

Study findings showed a correlation between the incidence of rectal gonorrhea and HIV infection among men who have sex with men who are not using pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for…

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