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Author Archives: Emily Newman

Ten lessons from the first year of living with HIV

Ten lessons from the first year of living with HIV

, by Emily Newman

Nick Domitrovich celebrated and honored his one-year anniversary of testing positive for HIV by sharing what he’s learned from his diagnosis with the world. Read More

What puts young trans* women at risk for HIV? A Q&A with two San Francisco researchers

What puts young trans* women at risk for HIV? A Q&A with two San Francisco researchers

, by Emily Newman

Recent research in San Francisco has identified some unique life experiences that seem to increase HIV risk among young trans* women, which may help inform HIV prevention efforts. Read More

An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

, by Emily Newman

Katie Becofsky, PhD shares information on how this program helped people living with HIV lose an average of 10 pounds over 3 months. Read More

We asked a scientist to explain CRISPR to us—and how it’s being used in HIV research

We asked a scientist to explain CRISPR to us—and how it’s being used in HIV research

, by Emily Newman

Molly OhAinle, PhD gives us an easy-to-understand explanation of how gene editing might lead to an HIV cure. Read More

Is it safe to do a “cleanse” diet if I’m living with HIV?

Is it safe to do a “cleanse” diet if I’m living with HIV?

, by Emily Newman

Margaret Davis gives BETA the skinny on juice and other “detox” diets—and whether they’re safe for people living with HIV. Read More