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10 November 2017 VOLUME 18 ISSUE 45

Media Coverage

  • Gilead, producers of anti-HIV drug Truvada, have lost a High Court case in Ireland which may be positive news for men (as well as trans and non-binary people) who sex with men…Mylan and Teva should be able to produce generic products at a much cheaper cost than what is currently available from Gilead.

    November 10, 2017
    University Observer
  • Digital sexual and reproductive health social enterprise, SH:24 has announced that it will be offering free HIV self-tests that can be done at home.

    November 10, 2017
    General
    Evening Standard
  • Currently, some 30,000 individuals are infected with HIV virus in Iran which is projected to equal the number of people who are remained undiagnosed with the virus, director for addiction prevention and treatment department of Iran’s Welfare Organization has said.

    November 9, 2017
    General
    Tehran Times
  • Ireland’s first clinic for monitoring users of anti-HIV drug PrEP will open in Dublin on Thursday.

    November 9, 2017
    Irish Times
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has officially acknowledged that people living with HIV whose treatment has brought their viral load to an undetectable level cannot transmit HIV to their sexual partners….CDC validates hundreds of other experts and HIV organizations.

    November 9, 2017
    Advocate
  • The first proven microbicide to prevent HIV may be ready for market by the end of the decade. That’s the good news. The bad news: Although there are numerous candidate microbicides in the research pipeline, this first one could end up being the only one to become publicly available.

    November 9, 2017
    Rewire
  • The South African case – the first reported instance of HIV remission in an African child, and only the third case in the world – has raised many questions: what makes this child so unique? Is it the virus? Is it the host? Were the drugs essential to this outcome? I am part of a team of researchers that's investigating this unusual case, an endeavour that's intensified this year.

    November 8, 2017
    Medical Xpress
  • Senior Editor Richard Turner discusses the content published in week 1 of the PLOS Medicine Special Issue on HIV/AIDS. PLoS Medicine begins publication of a “Special Issue on Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure”…. The issue will feature research and discussion content addressing one of the world’s most critical health challenges.

    November 8, 2017
    General
    PLoS
  • HIV incidence among the HIV-negative gay men in the PARTNER 1 and 2 studies, due to sex with partners outside the main relationship, was high, and very high in partners who admitted having condomless anal sex with non-primary partners, the 16th European AIDS Conference (EACS 2017)heard recently.

    November 8, 2017
    aidsmap
  • A new analysis by Public Health England of testing rates and HIV diagnoses from all of England’s sexual health clinics shows that the decline in diagnoses is England-wide, started at least a year before the decline was first noticed at London's 56 Dean Street clinic, and is not restricted to gay men who test frequently.

    November 8, 2017
    General
    aidsmap
  • The European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) has recommended HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination for everyone living with HIV aged under 26 and all men who have sex with men up to the age of 40.

    November 8, 2017
    aidsmap
  • The European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) Conference took place in Milan, Italy, on Oct. 25–27. The conference was an opportunity for people to present current research, gain information and share insight about the work being done to treat and prevent HIV throughout Europe.

    November 8, 2017
    Hornet
  • Federal healthcare agencies need a permanent fund to deal with epidemics to avoid the delays in care that have occurred with prior epidemics, Julie Gerberding, MD, MPH, said at a forum on the future of medical research sponsored by the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

    November 7, 2017
    General
    MedPage Today
  • Quality evidence faces an uphill battle, being continually dismissed and devalued despite the enormous benefits that it can bring to both public and private sector efforts to improve lives. In this climate, with facts and science under constant attack, defending evidence isn’t just important – it’s a necessity.

    November 7, 2017
    General
    Lancet Global Health
  • Tuesday 7 November marks the 150th anniversary of Curie's birth. More than a century seems long enough for her to have carried the burden of being the most famous woman in science,…learn more about other trailblazing women who have changed the world…Quarraisha Abdool Karim, an infectious disease epidemiologist, has spent over 25 years researching how HIV/Aids is spread in South Africa, and its impact on women.

    November 6, 2017
    General
    BBC
  • To combat the lingering stigma surrounding AIDS and food prep, the treatment center has partnered with agency Bensimon Byrne to create a Toronto pop-up restaurant where meals will be cooked by HIV-positive chefs. Priced at $125 per person, the event quickly sold out.

    November 6, 2017
    General
    Adweek
  • Jerome H. Kim, considered a leader in HIV research and HIV vaccine development, also asked the Asian community to pay more attention to the HIV vaccine, citing that the number of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients in South Korea has nearly tripled over the past 10 years.

    November 5, 2017
    Yonhap News
  • Rates of new gonorrhea diagnoses among Australians rose 63% in just five years, reveals a new report on the nation's sexual health. Australian health experts highlighted the alarming rise -- from 62 to 101 infections per 100,000 people -- and the need for people to be more aware of the infection as the reasons behind the trend are not yet fully understood.

    November 5, 2017
    General
    CNN
  • An innovative study presented at the 16th European AIDS Conference (EACS 2017) … used a machine-learning algorithm … to tease out whether there were specific groups of gay men within a large national cohort whose sexual risk behaviours followed similar trajectories over time, and if so, whether they were influenced by external factors such as new scientific data.

    November 4, 2017
    aidsmap
  • Systematically testing HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) for hepatitis C (HCV) and immediately starting treatment for the latter virus cures almost all HCV infections, according to studies presented at the 16th European AIDS Conference.

    November 3, 2017
    General
    Body Pro
  • Prince Harry will launch this year’s National HIV Testing Week, attending the opening... of the Terrence Higgins Trust shop in Hackney, East London, on Wednesday November 15. At the pop-up, the Prince will officially the launch the start of National HIV Testing Week, which the charity coordinates on behalf of HIV Prevention England. The shop, which will be open from 15 – 24 November, will offer people the chance to take a free self-test home with them.

    November 3, 2017
    General
    Pink News
  • HIV adds to the typical health concerns that affect people as they age, and with fewer people dying of AIDS, healthcare providers are facing more complicated geriatric cases…. One of the key issues of concern for people with HIV is that they will develop more comorbidities as they age than uninfected people, said Kristine Erlandson, MD, from the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora.

    November 3, 2017
    General
    Medical Health News

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