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Author Archives: Emily Newman

New research: Reducing stigma from HIV and drug use saves lives

New research: Reducing stigma from HIV and drug use saves lives

, by Emily Newman

Doing things like clearing up misconceptions about HIV and de-linking HIV to “social evils” helped people live longer on antiretroviral therapy. Read More

Frame PrEP as part of a ‘healthy sex life’ for better adherence

Frame PrEP as part of a ‘healthy sex life’ for better adherence

, by Emily Newman

Sarit Golub, PhD, MPH shared research showing that a brief intervention can improve PrEP adherence among young people and people of color. Read More

Penis bacteria linked to HIV acquisition

Penis bacteria linked to HIV acquisition

, by Emily Newman

Read why the colonies of bacteria that populate the foreskin affect HIV risk, and how circumcision modifies risk. Read More

New antibody therapy “profoundly” successful at reducing inflammation from HIV

New antibody therapy “profoundly” successful at reducing inflammation from HIV

, by Emily Newman

With just one dose, canakinumab reduced markers of inflammation and improved arterial function in people living with HIV. Read More

With healthcare for millions at stake, Republicans unveil flawed, cost-cutting Affordable Care Act replacement

With healthcare for millions at stake, Republicans unveil flawed, cost-cutting Affordable Care Act replacement

, by Emily Newman

Policy experts explain what the effects of the proposed replacement bill might be for people living with HIV. Read More