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Author Archives: Emily Newman

With healthcare for millions at stake, Republicans unveil flawed, cost-cutting Affordable Care Act replacement

With healthcare for millions at stake, Republicans unveil flawed, cost-cutting Affordable Care Act replacement

, by Emily Newman

Policy experts explain what the effects of the proposed replacement bill might be for people living with HIV. Read More

BREAKING NEWS: California cancels contract with ADAP administrator; HIV advocates hopeful for a better system

BREAKING NEWS: California cancels contract with ADAP administrator; HIV advocates hopeful for a better system

, by Emily Newman

HIV advocates are hopeful that the change will fix the ongoing problems ADAP has experienced, and improve the experience for ADAP clients. Read More

“Dream big, take risks”: How NYC is on the way to ending its AIDS epidemic

“Dream big, take risks”: How NYC is on the way to ending its AIDS epidemic

, by Emily Newman

New York City is re-imagining its provision of sexual health services with increased access to PrEP, PEP and HIV treatment. Read More

Research will see if antibodies can more selectively target & kill HIV-infected cells

Research will see if antibodies can more selectively target & kill HIV-infected cells

, by Emily Newman

In this Q&A, Galit Alter, PhD explains her research on broadly functional antibodies and if they can be used to rid the body of the latent HIV reservoir. Read More

Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

, by Emily Newman

Could taking a pill after sex reduce the risk of STIs? Antibiotics taken after sex reduce chlamydia and syphilis infections, but more evidence is needed before this STI prevention strategy can be recommended. Read More