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News Archive for December 2014

Can a pill prevent HIV? HIV treatment offers hope for HIV prevention but no panacea

Dec 11, 2014

New research findings recommend further measures should be put in place to make the best use of two new HIV prevention options. Research published by the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit offers new insights into the barriers to effective uptake and use of two new HIV prevention options that use antiretrovirals (ARVs), currently used in existing HIV treatment.

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Smoking, alcohol, general health and wellbeing in Scotland – the Scottish Health Survey 2013

Dec 11, 2014

Results from the Scottish Health Survey 2013 (funded by the Scottish Government) have been published in the ninth report in the series, now conducted annually. Dr Linsay Gray and Prof Alastair Leyland from the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit authored chapters on adult smoking, adult alcohol consumption and general health, mental wellbeing and caring.

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