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Potential for Phylogenetic Analysis to Show Direction of HIV Transmission Img

Potential for Phylogenetic Analysis to Show Direction of HIV Transmission

Tentative results suggest that a new approach to phylogenetic testing might have the potential to show the direction of HIV infection between two individuals.

No New HIV Cases in 398 People Using PrEP at Dean Street Clinic Img

No New HIV Cases in 398 People Using PrEP at Dean Street Clinic

Compelling results on the real world efficacy of generic PrEP by gay men in London were presented at the annual Conference of the British HIV Association.

Penis Bacteria Linked to HIV Acquisition Img

Penis Bacteria Linked to HIV Acquisition

Three large clinical trials -- involving thousands of men in Africa -- have shown that male circumcision reduces risk of HIV acquisition.

Harnessing Vaginal Microbiota to Protect Women From HIV: What We Know and Don't Know Img

Harnessing Vaginal Microbiota to Protect Women From HIV: What We Know and Don't Know

If you're a provider, you want to offer patients the latest, evidence-based ways to reduce their risk for HIV -- including women who may have increased risk because of the microbes in their genital tracts.

HIV Researchers Reassert Treatment Is Prevention Img

HIV Researchers Reassert Treatment Is Prevention

"We need to meet people where they are at. If you do not want to have a medical provider, but you are interested in being on [pre-exposure prophylaxis], then we should create an environment where it is possible for you to get that," says Matthew Gold...

The Company You Keep: Do Social Networks Influence HIV Status? Img

The Company You Keep: Do Social Networks Influence HIV Status?

Social networks are a big part of life and offer a community of support. But could they also play a role in HIV status?

Governmental Bodies Must Become More Flexible in Promoting HIV Prevention Img

Governmental Bodies Must Become More Flexible in Promoting HIV Prevention

"The line between government interests and community interests is completely fuzzy in the HIV universe," says Demetre Daskalakis, M.D., M.P.H.

Community Engagement in HIV Prevention Is a Disaster Management Plan Img

Community Engagement in HIV Prevention Is a Disaster Management Plan

"Community engagement is not disaster prevention, but a disaster management plan," says Morenike Ukpong-Folayan.

Coming 'Youth Bulge' Presents HIV Responses With Impetus, Obstacles, Opportunities Img

Coming 'Youth Bulge' Presents HIV Responses With Impetus, Obstacles, Opportunities

The prospect of a coming explosion of teenagers, across countries that are struggling now to control the spread and impacts of HIV, is daunting.

Study Suggests STI Testing and Treatment as Part of PrEP Care May Reduce Bacterial STIs Among Gay and Bisexual Men Img

Study Suggests STI Testing and Treatment as Part of PrEP Care May Reduce Bacterial STIs Among Gay and Bisexual Men

A study suggests that, even with reduced condom usage, PrEP and STI testing together can reduce not only HIV, but also some STIs in gay and bisexual men.