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Author Archives: Emily Land

For people with HIV, higher HDL cholesterol linked to improved cognition

For people with HIV, higher HDL cholesterol linked to improved cognition

, by Emily Land

New research from #IAS2017 shows that the risk of cognitive impairment is reduced by 11% with every 10 mg/dL increase in HDL cholesterol. Read More

Is PrEP making a difference? Top HIV researchers provide answers

Is PrEP making a difference? Top HIV researchers provide answers

, by Emily Land

Researchers from London, France and Australia say that PrEP is working in the “real world” to bring down HIV rates among gay and bi men. Read More

Who’s most at risk of getting Kaposi sarcoma? New research gives insights

Who’s most at risk of getting Kaposi sarcoma? New research gives insights

, by Emily Land

New research reveals who’s at higher risk of getting Kaposi sarcoma, and what people living with HIV can do to decrease their risk of getting this AIDS-associated cancer.
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An easy-to-read explanation of using antibodies for PrEP

An easy-to-read explanation of using antibodies for PrEP

, by Emily Land

Researchers are investigating whether antibodies can be used to provide long-lasting protection from HIV. Get an explanation on how antibodies protect, and how far the science has progressed. Read More

A long-term survivor in San Francisco reflects on undetectable, a changing city and a new era of HIV

A long-term survivor in San Francisco reflects on undetectable, a changing city and a new era of HIV

, by Emily Land

Moving to San Francisco just in time to witness the beginning of AIDS, Hank Trout quickly saw his community decimated and a shift from freedom to terror. Now, Hank shares his story to ensure that other long-terms survivors aren’t forgotten as the worst times of HIV recede into history. Read More