Viral Round-up 02.03.2015

A look at the last week’s HIV and Sexual Health news…

 

Understanding African culture and HIV

St Catherine Standard

 

GLAAD/GMHC “#CelibacyChallenge”

AdLand.com

 

Healthy dose of hope for one-use syringes

BBC News

 

We could cut the HIV transmission rate by more than 90 percent, CDC says

The Washington Post

 

This Chart Shows Why HIV Is Still Spreading in the U.S.

Bloomberg

 

Merck Grants Free License for Pediatric HIV Drug

ABC News

 

Court tosses one conviction against airman in HIV case

Military Times

 

Rise of HIV cases in MSM aged 20-29 ‘worrying’, says Hong Kong health expert)

China Morning Post

 

At least 30% of people with new HIV infections had no idea they were exposed to the virus

VOX

 

Mylan to distribute Gilead Sciences’ hep C drugs, Sovaldi & Harvoni in India

PharmBiz

 

7-country study shows triple-drug combination superior for preventing infant HIV infection

aidsmap

 

Disappointing result for tenofovir-gel microbicide shows that young women still lack HIV prevention methods they can use

aidsmap

 

Study That Paid Patients to Take HIV Drugs Fails

New York Times

 

Condom vending machines introduced to prisons in California

The Independent

 

Disabled at high risk for HIV

Health24

 

Starting HIV treatment at CD4 count above 500 reduces the risk of serious illness and death by 44%, African Temprano trial shows

aidsmap

 

Breastfeeding mothers often undiagnosed in sub-Saharan Africa

aidsmap

 

HIV maturation inhibitor BMS-955176 looks promising in early study

aidsmap

 

No HIV transmissions from HIV-positive partner seen in Australian gay couples study

aidsmap

 

Treatment cascades and viral load surveys show how African countries can maximise prevention benefits of HIV treatment

aidsmap

 

Circumcision is reducing HIV incidence in Uganda, Rakai community study shows

aidsmap

 

US PEPFAR abstinence and faithfulness funding had no impact on sexual behaviour in Africa

aidsmap

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