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Getting to the Bottom of It: Anal Sex, Rectal Fluid and HIV Transmission Img

Getting to the Bottom of It: Anal Sex, Rectal Fluid and HIV Transmission

Does rectal fluid transmit HIV? There's a lot of misinformation out there -- and we have the facts.

By James Wilton for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
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Sex and the Serodiscordant

Despite advances in treatment, many are still unaware that a serodiscordant relationship -- a relationship between an HIV-positive partner and an HIV-negative one -- is not only possible, it's downright normal.

By James Wilton for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a way for an HIV-negative person who is at risk of HIV infection to reduce their risk of becoming infected with HIV. It involves taking anti-HIV drugs on a regular basis. PrEP provides only partial prote...

By James Wilton for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
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STIs: What Role Do They Play in HIV Transmission?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) increase the risk of HIV transmission for positive people and the risk of HIV infection for negative people. To understand how this happens, we first need to understand how STIs affect our bodies -- and why a ph...

By James Wilton for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
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From Exposure to Infection: The Biology of HIV Transmission

One way HIV is transmitted is through sex -- and the journey begins with exposure. Join James Wilton of the Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange as he demystifies the journey that HIV takes from the time someone is first exposed through the e...

By James Wilton for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange