Are You a Father Living With a Diagnosis of HIV+?
Apr04

Are You a Father Living With a Diagnosis of HIV+?

Queen’s University Belfast and Positive Now are interested in hearing about your experiences as part of a research project exploring what it is like to be a father living with HIV in Ireland. Taking part would involve a short, confidential interview with a researcher from Queen’s University at a location that suits you. If you are interested in participating please contact Lysander Preston (lysander@positivenow.ie) who will provide...

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Why We Shouldn’t Stop Talking About Being ‘Undetectable’
Mar24

Why We Shouldn’t Stop Talking About Being ‘Undetectable’

Treatment as Prevention is not a very hot topic when it comes to safer sex, but it should be. It is impossible to have a modern conversation about HIV and HIV stigma without having the term “undetectable” used, misused, and abused… Read the full article  on hivplusmag.com...

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HIV cure: what lies beneath? | Dr Virginie Gautier | TEDxUCD
Jan12

HIV cure: what lies beneath? | Dr Virginie Gautier | TEDxUCD

Published on 11 Dec 2015 HIV infects T-cells, ‘high-jacking’ their cellular machinery and turning them into virus-producing ‘factories’. A small proportion of these cells can create a persisting pool of latently infected cells, which constitute the HIV latent reservoir. There, the virus remains dormant, silent and hidden from patients’ immune defences and from otherwise effective anti-retroviral treatments. In her TEDxUCD 2015 talk...

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Jimmy Goulding – Irish Independent Interview
Dec08

Jimmy Goulding – Irish Independent Interview

Our own Jimmy Goulding talks to the Irish Independent on World AIDS Day about how he’s still amazed at how little people know about HIV & AIDS.  Click on the buttons at the bottom of the article to zoom and turn pages....

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The Institute of Many (TIM)
Oct27

The Institute of Many (TIM)

A friend of ours has just contacted us about a peer group called “The Institute of Many” (TIM) for people living with HIV.  Here is what he had to say: “I’m writing to you with regards to research on the impact of stigma in Dublin. I’m a member of a peer group on Facebook called The Institute of Many (TIM) which is for people living with HIV. A fellow member posted the AIDS Map article about the study on...

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Increase in the number of people diagnosed with HIV in the UK
Oct21

Increase in the number of people diagnosed with HIV in the UK

There has been a rise in the number of people diagnosed with HIV reports the UK’s Western Daily Press, with more than half of new cases among gay and bisexual men. “A total of 6,151 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in the UK during 2014, according to data from Public Health England (PHE). This is a slight rise on 2013, when there were 6,000 new cases. The number of men who have sex with men newly diagnosed with HIV...

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