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Author Archives: Emily Land

Meth, Crack, Coke & Ecstasy: Effects on HIV Disease Progression

Meth, Crack, Coke & Ecstasy: Effects on HIV Disease Progression

, by Emily Land

For the first time, a study investigates whether stimulants lead to poorer health outcomes for people with HIV—independent of antiretroviral use. Read More

Daily Antibiotic Protects Against Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis

Daily Antibiotic Protects Against Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis

, by Emily Land

A small pilot study reveals that a common antibiotic can help men who have sex with men prevent three common STIs. Read More

An “Improved Backbone” for New HIV Regimens Now Under FDA Review

An “Improved Backbone” for New HIV Regimens Now Under FDA Review

, by Emily Land

A new version of tenofovir may result in a better-tolerated replacement for Truvada. Read More

PrEP and Drug Resistance: Cause for Concern?

PrEP and Drug Resistance: Cause for Concern?

, by Emily Land

A new study examines HIV drug resistance associated with PrEP, and what it could mean as this highly-effective prevention strategy becomes more prevalent. Read More

Compound Found to Block HIV Receptors in Monkeys

Compound Found to Block HIV Receptors in Monkeys

, by Emily Land

A recent New York Times article explains the science behind a new advance that could contribute to a successful HIV vaccine. Read More