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Top 5 stories on injectable HIV treatment and prevention from CROI 2021

One of the most important HIV conferences of the year, the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021) took place earlier this month. A key theme was the development of injectable medications for use as HIV treatment or as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). One expert said that the next decade promises to be an era… Read More »

New ethical obligations for researchers in places where existing HIV prevention services are inadequate

A full package of effective prevention interventions, up to international standards, must be offered to people taking part in HIV prevention trials, say UNAIDS and WHO in new guidance issued this week. This means that if researchers want to run a study in a country in which PrEP is not routinely available, they must find… Read More »

Almost one in ten HIV PrEP users report buying antibiotics for STI prevention, raising concerns over potential antibiotic resistance

An online community survey conducted in the UK shows that 9% of HIV PrEP users are buying antibiotics to prevent themselves from getting STIs. The survey results from 2019 were published in last month in the Sexually Transmitted Infections journal. Those buying antibiotics were more likely to have had at least five condomless sexual partners… Read More »

Mediterranean diet is recommended for cancer prevention

AICR is committed to putting what we know about cancer prevention into action. Retrieved July 22, from Food Res. Panagiotakos D. A carefully designed study reported that the Mediterranean dietary pattern was related to a lower risk of breast cancer, especially triple negative disease. Quizzes Infographics Videos Activities. Promotion of tumorigenesis by stimulating the endogenous… Read More »