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Blocking PD-1: Progress in HIV Cure Research

Blocking PD-1: Progress in HIV Cure Research

, by Liz Highleyman

Blocking a signaling molecule called PD-1 on immune cells is one way researchers are reducing HIV viral load and improving immune system function in monkeys. Find out what role this strategy might play in the search for an HIV cure. Read More

Meth, Crack, Coke & Ecstasy: Effects on HIV Disease Progression

Meth, Crack, Coke & Ecstasy: Effects on HIV Disease Progression

, by Emily Newman

For the first time, a study investigates whether stimulants lead to poorer health outcomes for people with HIV—independent of antiretroviral use. Read More

Daily Antibiotic Protects Against Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis

Daily Antibiotic Protects Against Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis

, by Emily Newman

A small pilot study reveals that a common antibiotic can help men who have sex with men prevent three common STIs. Read More

PrEP and Drug Resistance: Cause for Concern?

PrEP and Drug Resistance: Cause for Concern?

, by Emily Newman

A new study examines HIV drug resistance associated with PrEP, and what it could mean as this highly-effective prevention strategy becomes more prevalent. Read More

Timothy Ray Brown, the Berlin Patient, Accepts Award

Timothy Ray Brown, the Berlin Patient, Accepts Award

, by Liz Highleyman

The Berlin Patient recently accepted an award at a San Francisco HIV cure symposium. Find out why he receives special recognition as researchers use his case to learn more about how to cure HIV. Read More