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Targeted alpha therapy could potentially eliminate HIV-infected cells 

Men with HIV engaging in risky sexual behaviour

Proteins called broadly neutralizing antibodies are a promising key to  HIV prevention 

Female sex workers in low- and middle-income countries are nearly 14 times more likely to be infected by HIV compared to the rest of country's population. Lancet Infectious Diseases, Online: 15 March 2012

HIV-positive women with bacterial vaginosis are three times more likely to pass HIV on to male sexual partners.  PLoS Medicine June 26, 2012

Condom use decreased HIV-1 infectivity by 78%. Journal of Infectious Diseases February 1, 2012; 205 (3)

Herpes simples 2 positivity in an HIV-1 uninfected person is associated with two fold increased risk of acquiring HIV-1.  Journal of Infectious Diseases February 1, 2012; 205 (3)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection doubles the risk of HIV acquisition for women: Meta-analysis. Houlihan CF (2012) AIDS 26: online edition

HIV-1 viral load in the blood of an HIV-infected partner is the single most important factor influencing risk of sexual transmission to an uninfected partner. Journal of Infectious Diseases February 1, 2012 205 (3)

Epidemics of HIV are emerging among gay and bisexual men in the Middle East and North Africa. Concentrated HIV epidemics exist in several countries such as Egypt, Sudan, Pakistan and Tunisia. Research by Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar; Public Library of Science Medicine journal 8(8): e1000444

man's risk of becoming infected with HIV doubles when his HIV-infected female partner becomes pregnant.Viral load and vaginal shedding of HIV often increase during the course of pregnancy, as the mother's immune system becomes attenuated to accommodate the growing fetus, thus putting the man at greater risk for exposure.   International Microbicides Conference 2010


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