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Mother-to-child HIV transmission higher when mother has other STIs

A new study confirms that HIV-infected pregnant women have a higher risk of transmitting the HIV to their infants if the mothers also have another sexually transmitted infection. The research…

STIs in the era of antiretroviral-based HIV prevention

Priorities for discovery research, implementation science, and community involvement Summary points Persons living with HIV who achieve sustained viral suppression with antiretroviral therapy can avoid sexual transmission of HIV without…

Post-exposure prophylaxis helps prevent chlamydia, syphilis in high-risk MSM

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) with doxycycline can sharply reduce the risk of chlamydia and syphilis in high-risk men who have sex with men (MSM), according to a substudy of the ANRS…

Anal high-risk HPV infection more common in HIV-positive MSM

In a new study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, Pragna Patel, MD, MPH, and her colleagues set out to characterize the epidemiology of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in men…

Men with HPV are 20 times more likely to be reinfected after one year

A new analysis of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) in men shows that infection with one HPV type strongly increases the risk of reinfection with the same type. In fact, men…

Sexual Health & HIV Policy EUROBulletin, December 2017 issue

The Sexual Health & HIV Policy EUROBulletin, December 2017 issue is now available online. The bulletin is published quarterly and aims to provide information about policies, programmes, standards, guidance, evidence…

ECDC: Effective use of digital platforms for STI/HIV prevention among MSM in the EU/EEA

Gay and bisexual men have long been early adopters of technology and the use of the technology by gay and bisexual men, and other men who have sex with men…

Six Caribbean territories and states eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis

The World Health Organization has validated Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, and Saint Kitts and Nevis as achieving dual elimination Saint Kitts and Nevis/ Geneva, December 1,…

Australia: Gonorrhoea and syphilis on the rise, HIV stable, and some good news on hepatitis

Australia’s annual report card on STIs and blood-borne viruses finds that gonorrhoea has increased by 63% over the past five years. Gonorrhoea and syphilis diagnoses are increasing in Australia, HIV…

How a London clinic reduced new HIV infections by 90% and why more European cities can do the same

Scaling up HIV testing to reduce undiagnosed HIV infection requires a fundamental re-ordering of HIV testing services to make them more attractive to people at risk, and doing so can…

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