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Findings from the Sex Now survey - in person!

Get ready to be exposed to Sex Now! Over 8,200 people answered the survey and the Community-Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health (CBRC) wants to reveal their...

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Syphilis treatment guidelines during the Bicillin shortage (2016)

The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued interim syphilis treatment guidelines to be used during the current Benzathine Penicillin G (Bicillin L-A) shortage.  These guidelines are available in PDF format for...

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Categories: Current practice

Teen girls: sexual orientation is not always a predictor of sexual behaviour

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Previous research has documented that lesbian and bisexual adolescent girls are at higher risk of engaging in a range of sexual behaviours compared to heterosexual girls. Less is known about the behaviours of...

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Categories: New knowledge

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Clinician alert: Provincial increase in syphilis cases

The rate of infectious syphilis in BC increased significantly from 11.9 per 100,000 in 2014, to 16.2 per 100,000 in 2015.

Like many jurisdictions, BC has observed an increase in infectious syphilis rates since 2010. However,...

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Categories: Clinical tips

Search related content: syphilis, trends, testing, treatment

Becoming “undetectable”: a significant sexual and psychological milestone for many gay men after their HIV diagnosis

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In recent years, increasing emphasis has been placed on understanding the...

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Categories: New knowledge

Search related content: HIV, undetectable, viral load, NAAT, research

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