Category Archives: couples

  1. Gay couples in Atlanta back HIV tests together

    via Project Q Atlanta, by Matt Hennie Some gay male couples, including ones in Atlanta and two other cities, support getting HIV tests with their partner as a way to bolster the relationship, but current testing protocols may not support it, according to a new study from Emory University researchers. The study, “Attitudes Towards Couples-Based HIV Testing Read More >>

    couples, gay men, MSM, prevention, testing, United States
  2. NEWS ROUNDUP: Early HIV Treatment Can Reduce Transmission Risk By 96%, Study Results Show

    via Kaiser Family Foundation Results from a multicountry clinical trial, sponsored by the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), show that HIV-positive people who take combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) can reduce the risk of transmitting the virus to their HIV-negative partners by 96 percent, U.S. researchers announced on Thursday “[i]n what is being hailed as Read More >>

    ARV, ARVs, couples, heterosexual epidemic, HIV/AIDS policy, research, Treatment
  3. ARVs Dramatically Reduce Risk of Passing HIV to Healthy Partners

    via Health Behavior News Service, by Glenda Fauntleroy When one partner in a couple is infected with HIV and the other is not, treatment with antiretroviral drugs can dramatically lower the chances of the infected partner passing along the disease to his or her mate, a new evidence review finds. Patients with HIV receive a combination of Read More >>

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