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Author Archives: Emily Land

Magic mushrooms as therapy for long-term HIV survivors?

Magic mushrooms as therapy for long-term HIV survivors?

, by Emily Land

A small study with long-term HIV survivors in San Francisco will investigate whether an experimental treatment with psilocybin and group therapy can be used to improve mental health and emotional well-being. Read More

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

, by Emily Land

The number of HIV infections in San Francisco continues to decline, but disparities remain among people who are homeless, people who use drugs, African Americans and Latinos. Read More

How do we know if someone’s in HIV remission?

How do we know if someone’s in HIV remission?

, by Emily Land

AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network is conducting new research to learn how to predict when people with HIV can control their viral loads without HIV medications. Find out how you can get involved. Read More

Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

Mr. Safe Latino: My year after an HIV diagnosis

, by Emily Land

After being diagnosed with HIV, Adrian was scared of how friends in his home country would react. Now, he’s on a mission to find meaning in his status, by giving back to his community and educating others. Read More

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

, by Emily Land

The hepatitis C virus can live in rectal fluid and semen, which is why it can be transmitted during sex. Read More