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The Meaning of Herpes

Hey there Guys, Published in on of the online paper today was a case of a lady who states she had been maliciously infected with herpes. The fact she was awarded $900,000 damages disturbs me on many, many levels. Before I go into why, let’s have a quick look at what has been reported: A […]

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Can A Daily Truvada Tablet Replace Condoms?

Hey there Guys, In USA news the medication Truvada, a combination of HIV drugs tenofovir and efavirenz, has been deemed safe for use as a HIV prevention drug by the food and drug administration (FDA). In a press release from Gilead Sciences, Truvada’s manufacturer they have noted: Truvada was safe and effective when used to protect uninfected people […]

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New HIV FAQ Videos

Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to share part of a project I have been working on for the past few weeks. I understand that there is a lot of jargon, technical terms and “medical speak” when it comes to HIV/AIDS. Sometimes when doctors talk about subjects like seroconversion, viral load and concepts like “window […]

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Online Safety For Gay Men

Hey there Guys, Now I’m not sure if this news hit the international press however given the importance I wanted to share this here. In Sydney 2005 a gay man was murdered after meeting a date in a park. His hands and wrists had been tied and he was later stabbed in the neck killing […]

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Fantastic HIV News for the Christmas Period.

[pb_vidembed title=”” caption=”” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFpwHe6KjDA” type=”yt” w=”480″ h=”385″] Hey there Guys, I just wanted to share an exciting new development in the current work towards an HIV vaccine. As reported by AFAO, researchers from Western University in Ontario Canada have developed a process to be able to grow HIV virus and then inactivate it via chemicals […]

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What Are Your Thoughts On Oral Sex?

Hey there Guys, Today I had an interesting conversation with a mate on the topic of safe sex and in particular safe oral sex. Oral sex has always been a difficult topic with regards to safe sex as HIV research has not been able to formally define it’s potential risk. Yes, it’s understood that oral […]

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