Tentative results suggest that a new approach to phylogenetic testing might have the potential to show the direction of HIV infection between two individuals.
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.
Three large clinical trials -- involving thousands of men in Africa -- have shown that male circumcision reduces risk of HIV acquisition.
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.
"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...
Social networks are a big part of life and offer a community of support. But could they also play a role in HIV status?
"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 is not disaster prevention, but a disaster management plan," says Morenike Ukpong-Folayan.
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
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.