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Women and PrEP: The Bridging Role of Local Health Departments

On the day before CROI 2015, the U.S. Women and PrEP Working Group strategized how to expand PrEP access for women. Gretchen Weiss, M.P.H., senior program analyst for the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), showed how loc…

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Ad Campaign on Dating App Motivated Users to Get Tested for HIV

A six-week ad campaign on Grindr -- a popular dating app for MSM (men who have sex with men) -- resulted in 344 requests for OraQuick HIV self-test kits, showing high potential for social media campaigns to reach untested populations.

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HIV Drug Development Pipeline Update, Fall 2014 Edition

HIV treatment remains far from perfect, and there are still seats at the table available for improved antiretrovirals. Paul Sax, M.D., provides an update on several of the most noteworthy candidates currently in development.

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Revisiting Memorable Moments From AIDS 2014

Did you miss any of the most noteworthy moments from the largest HIV/AIDS conference of the year? We have them all recapped here for you.

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Hepatitis C Risk Among HIV-Negative Gay Men: Two Studies From ICAAC 2014

Two studies examine the often overlooked hepatitis C (HCV) risk among HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM). While the incidence of HCV doesn’t appear to be great, screening is still uncommon and we may just be beginning to identify new cases....

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The Viral Divide and the HIV Prevention Landscape

Inside the "viral divide," an invisible chasm between those who are HIV negative and those who are HIV positive are concerns about priorities, resources, sexuality and what it means to be a community, explains Rodriguez.

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What if There Was a Cruising Zone at the International AIDS Conference?

Cyd Nova, a trans activist who attended the 20th International AIDS Conference, imagines a venue that was more sex-positive and just plain sexy.

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AIDS Will Only End When ...

Housing Works reports about what is necessary to end the HIV epidemic as seen through the images of voices from people at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

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World Without AIDS: Update on HIV Cure and Vaccine Research

Getting to a world without HIV/AIDS is realistic, but still requires a lot of research, according to Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. At AIDS 2014, he discussed the critical challenges t...

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When Science Meets HIV Prevention, Pleasure Cannot Be Left Behind

Sexual decision-making includes the rational -- scientific data about how to reduce the risk of HIV transmission -- but also desire and pleasure. At AIDS 2014, an august panel discussed the pleasure principles that should be a part of prevention meth...