‘Scotland will become the first place in the UK to routinely offer Prep to eligible patients. … [Scottish Medicine Consortium]’s decision relates to its use on a preventative basis by people who do not have the virus.’ BBC News. Had the SMC studied The Penrose Inquiry and pondered why more dried-blood-product haemophiliacs acquired HIV-positivity than those who […]
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In a new article in The New England Journal of Medicine, a case has been described of a man acquiring HIV-positivity after administration of PrEP with evidence negating infection prior to medication. If studied deeply this will surely exonerate the NHS’s decision not to fund PrEP.
Reuters reports on a new study which connects acquisition of a HIV-positive status with societal issues. Unfortunately, the virus hypothesis is not divorced. In unrelated news, a video has recently appeared online in which Dr Peter Gotzsche of the Nordic Cochrane Centre (Cochrane produces detailed reports on all the literature available on a subject) condemns […]
[BBC Newsnight host Evan Davis] who has always been candid about his own sexuality, said homosexuals were more prone to destructive behaviour … He was said to have described drug taking as ‘socially infectious’ among the gay community and said it was not helped by their slightly greater disposable income. … ‘Once gay people start […]
“The Lancet HIV: High rates of recreational drug use among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in the UK strongly linked with condomless sex” …How about removing the last 5 words of the headline to hit the nail on the head? “The Lancet HIV is a new journal launched in September 2014 and will build on […]
In an article almost suitable for a parody news site, the WHO is “urging all sexually active gay men to take antiretroviral drugs to reduce the spread of HIV.” Clearly, condoms aren’t working (or perhaps there’s an insinuation that gay men of all colours are just as bad as Africans in safe sex?) for this to […]
[T]here is one small sub-group [where crystal meth] is having a disproportionate effect…: gay men on the extreme end of the party scene in London, where it’s being linked to a worrying rise in HIV. …The drug can be smoked, snorted and swallowed, but increasing numbers of gay men in the capital are injecting it, sharing needles and […]