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Author Archives: San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Becoming a Positive Parent

Becoming a Positive Parent

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

More people with HIV are considering becoming parents, as better treatment strategies extend lifespans and improve quality of life. Read all about the options available for starting a family of your own. Read More

AIDS 2012: Bringing It Home

AIDS 2012: Bringing It Home

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

"At AIDS 2012, researchers, care providers, advocates, and community members will bring the International AIDS Conference back to the United States." Read what San Francisco AIDS Foundation CEO Neil Giuliano hopes to take home from AIDS 2012 next month. Read More

Truvada PrEP Approval: Almost There?

Truvada PrEP Approval: Almost There?

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

On May 10, an FDA advisory committee decisively recommended approval of Truvada—the tenofovir/emtricitabine antiretroviral combination pill—for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection. Read More

Resource Spotlight: AVAC's New Prevention Trials Database

Resource Spotlight: AVAC’s New Prevention Trials Database

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV prevention advocacy group AVAC just launched a searchable database for HIV prevention clinical trials. Pondering a PrEP trial or mulling over microbicides? This is for you. Read More

HIV/HCV Coinfection: A New Era of Treatment

HIV/HCV Coinfection: A New Era of Treatment

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Roughly one-third of HIV-positive people also have hepatitis C virus. Liver disease related to this virus is a major cause of death for people with
HIV. But new treatments for hep C are promising to change that. Read More