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Are Providers Ignoring Anal Sex as a Health Care Issue for Women at Risk for HIV and Cancer?

Recent studies examine the role anal sex is playing in HIV rates and anal cancer among women.

By Kenyon Farrow
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Misleading Ads About PrEP Are Threatening Progress to End the HIV Epidemic. They Must Be Removed.

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a vital part of ending HIV, but ads targeting people to join lawsuits are planting needless fears in patients, three leading HIV specialists write.

By Demetre C. Daskalakis, M.D., M.P.H., Oni Blackstock, M.D., M.H.S. and David Holland, M.D., M.H.S.
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Trends in Deaths Among People With Hepatitis C Virus in British Columbia

A new study puts numbers to increasingly divergent trends in liver-related deaths vs. injection-related deaths in recent years, highlighting both the success of modern HCV treatment and the devastating effects of the opioid crisis.

By Sean R. Hosein for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
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IAS 2019: What to Expect in HIV Science

Six thousand HIV researchers and experts are expected to make their way to Mexico City for the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science, which will feature more than 1,000 abstracts highlighting the latest findings in HIV treatment, prevention, and public health policy.

By Sony Salzman
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Mixed Findings on HIV Prevalence Trends Among U.S. Trans Women

A new systematic review conducted by researchers at the CDC estimates that 14% of trans women and 3% of trans men are living with HIV. The estimate in trans women is lower than previous calculations, but still shows that trans people are a vulnerable population with a substantial risk of contracting HIV.

By Martha Kempner
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New State of AIDS in Black America Report Recommends Full Implementation and Scale Up of Health Care Reform and National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Los Angeles, CA -- The Black AIDS Institute ("the Institute"), the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on the Black community in the US, today released its 2011 State of AIDS in Black America report, Deciding Moment. 2011 marks the ...

By The Black AIDS Institute