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Author Archives: Emily Newman

Housing in San Francisco is so bad, there’s a lottery for affordable housing (for real)

Housing in San Francisco is so bad, there’s a lottery for affordable housing (for real)

, by Emily Newman

Read one man’s story of moving into new senior housing in San Francisco, and get information on housing resources if you’re facing housing issues of your own. Read More

Straight women, here’s what you (and everyone) needs to know about PEP (and PrEP)

Straight women, here’s what you (and everyone) needs to know about PEP (and PrEP)

, by Emily Newman

Did you know there’s something you can do to prevent HIV infection after exposure? Well, there is. Read More

Turning “off” these 3 genes would protect T cells from HIV

Turning “off” these 3 genes would protect T cells from HIV

, by Emily Newman

New research finds possible gene therapy targets for HIV treatment and cure. Read More

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

, by Emily Newman

Findings may help explain why early ART may improve, but fail to fully restore, health and life expectancies of people living with HIV on therapy. Read More

No decrease in HIV infections among gay men per CDC data; More PrEP coverage needed

No decrease in HIV infections among gay men per CDC data; More PrEP coverage needed

, by Emily Newman

Every year for the last 5 years, about 26,000 gay men contracted HIV in the U.S. For PrEP to make a dent in this number, increasing coverage to people who may benefit from PrEP must be a priority. Read More