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55% drop in HIV incidence in gay men in England in just two years

55% drop in HIV incidence in gay men in England in just two years
- In just two years, the incidence of new HIV infections in men who have sex with men attending English sexual health clinics fell by 55%, according to ...

A Mother and Daughter Both Have HIV The US Lets in Only One.

A Mother and Daughter Both Have HIV The US Lets in Only One.
- Ms. Batiz left her small village on the Atlantic coast of Honduras with plans to seek asylum, because she was persecuted for having H.I.V. “I don't think ...

New hepatitis C cases down by almost 70 percent in HIV-positive men in London

New hepatitis C cases down by almost 70 percent in HIV-positive men in London
- They also believe that if this progress can be maintained London will be on track to achieve the targets set out by the British HIV Association to ...

Tuberculosis diagnosis in people with HIV increases risk of death within 10 years

Tuberculosis diagnosis in people with HIV increases risk of death within 10 years
- Among people with HIV in Latin America, those diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) at an initial clinic visit were about twice as likely to die within 10 years ...

PrEP Use in Persons With Undetected HIV Infections Contributes to Resistance

PrEP Use in Persons With Undetected HIV Infections Contributes to Resistance
- The success of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in keeping HIV-negative individuals from becoming infected has now triggered fears of possible drug ...

Women with HIV may have higher breast cancer mortality

Women with HIV may have higher breast cancer mortality
HIV-positive women with breast cancer appear to have decreased survival compared with HIV-negative women, according to a cohort study from ...

Stem cell cancer treatment leaves man 'free' of HIV

Stem cell cancer treatment leaves man 'free' of HIV
- UK patient 'free' of HIV after stem cell treatment," reports BBC News. Doctors report that a man with HIV, who was given a stem cell transplant to treat ...

Third person 'cleared of HIV,' scientists say just days after London patient declared second in the ...

Third person 'cleared of HIV,' scientists say just days after London patient declared second in the ...
- A patient in Germany may be the third in the world to have been cleared of HIV, according to scientists. There was no evidence of infectious HIV in the ...