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‘At risk’ healthy gay men should be given daily pill to prevent HIV, says study

If healthy gay men were given antiretroviral human immunodeficiency virus  (HIV) medication, infection rates could drop by as much as 59%, with 10,000 less new cases of HIV by 2020, according to the calculations of a new study. The study, published … Continue reading

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National STI Awareness Day brings the nation’s Sexual Health under the microscope

In little over a week’s time will see the annual National STI Awareness Day take place, held every January 14th – exactly two weeks after New Year. Two weeks is the timeframe after which the common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2015 hopes to break the stigma about the disease

As a provider of numerous sexual health products and treatments, Medical Specialists® Pharmacy are proudly supporting World Aids Day 2015, which presents a fantastic opportunity for everyone around the world to unite in the huge fight against HIV and AIDS. … Continue reading

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HIV cases soar to all-time high in the UK

HIV figures have reached an all-time high in the UK, with more than 100,000 people now living with the virus – though a quarter are still unaware they have it. This means there is a massive risk these people will … Continue reading

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Tenth of British men admit paying for sex

A new study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections has given further insight into the sexual habits of British men, finding over one in ten men has previously paid for sex. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the majority of the 11% of … Continue reading

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