National AIDS Trust - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

14 April 2016 by Pure Radio

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or Prep for short, is a drug that, if taken daily, can reduce the risk of acquiring HIV.

A number of studies around the world, have shown that it’s very effective at preventing the transmission of the virus.

The Senior Policy and Campaigns Manager at the National AIDS Trust, Sarah Radcliffe, has been telling Under the Rainbow about the latest developments.

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Sugar and Spice 2016 - Laughter Yoga

10 March 2016 by Pure Radio

Sugar and Spice is an annual festival aimed at lesbian and bisexual women.

It’s taking place in Manchester this weekend, and it’s going to be their tenth year.

Comedian Kerry Leigh is helping organise the event, and has been speaking to Under the Rainbow about what’s going on.

On Sunday, Kerry is running a workshop on Laughter Yoga.

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Sugar and Spice 2016

3 March 2016 by Pure Radio

Sugar and Spice is an annual festival aimed at lesbian and bisexual women.

It’s taking place in Manchester at the end of next week, and it’s going to be their tenth year.

Comedian Kerry Leigh is helping organise the event, and has been speaking to Under the Rainbow about what’s going on.

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Nov 2015 - PrEPster.info

12 November 2015 by Pure Radio

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is a treatment that has shown promise in preventing negative people from acquiring HIV.

After recent successful trials, the NHS is due to announce a decision on it’s availability in April.

PrEPster.info is a website that aims to provide more information and advocate for the treatment’s availability.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Marc Thompson, who is co-founder of the site.

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Oct 2015 - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

1 October 2015 by Pure Radio

Last week they heard about the PROUD study, which looked into the effectiveness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. The research showed that the drug can significantly reduce the likelihood of HIV infections.

Tonight, Under the Rainbow will hear more from Michael Brady, who is the Principal Clinical Investigator of the study at Kings College Hospital in London.

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