Category Archives: transmission probability

  1. Rectal Microbicides Open New Frontier in HIV Fight

     [Citizen News Service and IRMA are collaborating to amplify rectal microbicide research and advocacy, as well as IRMA-led initiatives, throughout AIDS 2012.] via Citizen New Service, by  Chief K.Masimba Biriwasha  Microbicide research has gained momentum in recent years with focus largely on products to prevent HIV during vaginal sex. However, there is a growing momentum to develop Read More >>

    AIDS 2012, anal sex, Citizen News Service, HIV, hiv prevention, HIV transmission, IRMA, lubricant, Microbicides, rectal microbicide, rectal transmission, stigma, transmission probability, vaginal microbicide
  2. HIV Prevention in Women Requires a Full Toolbox

    Via Medscape, by Emily Paulsen. Women account for more than 50% of the worldwide AIDS epidemic, and a disproportionate number of those women are people of color. In the United States, black women make up a growing share of new AIDS cases; the rate for black women is nearly 20 times the rate for white women. Although Read More >>

    HIV transmission, new prevention technologies, transmission probability, women, Women's Health
  3. HIV Transmission Risk Through Anal Intercourse: systematic review, meta-analysis and

    Via International Journal of Epidemiology by Rebecca F Baggaley, Richard G White, and Marie-Claude Boily Background The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infectiousness of anal intercourse (AI) has not been systematically reviewed, despite its role driving HIV epidemics among men who have sex with men (MSM) and its potential contribution to heterosexual spread. We assessed the per-act and Read More >>

    anal intercourse, anal sex, gay men, heterosexual epidemic, HIV, infectivity, review, transmission probability