Articles tagged with: treatment as prevention

Should drug users be of concern? Yes, but not for the reasons of this study.

published: August, 25, 2010 Written by // Brian Finch - Founder Categories // Health, Brian Finch

Sexual risk behaviour by injecting drug users doesn’t increase once they have started HIV treatment, a study from Canada has found.

Sexual risk behaviour by injecting drug users doesn’t increase once they have started HIV treatment, a study from Canada has found. HIV treatment can both dramatically increase people’s life expectancy and reduce the chances that they will pass on the virus through sexual transmission. But there have been some concerns that injecting drug users may have difficulty taking their treatment properly (‘adherence’), and also that people might take more risks in their sexual behaviour once th

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