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PrEP and reaching people of color, trans women, and young people

PrEP and reaching people of color, trans women, and young people

, by Emily Land

Not everyone at risk for HIV knows about PrEP, and many people who could benefit from PrEP believe it’s not for them. A panel discussion recently discussed considerations for PrEP providers, advocates, and the media. Read More

“Cautious optimism” for three-pronged antibody that blocks simian HIV

“Cautious optimism” for three-pronged antibody that blocks simian HIV

, by Warren Tong

An engineered “three-pronged” broadly neutralizing antibody successfully blocked simian HIV in a study with monkeys. Broadly neutralizing antibody-based therapies may be used in the future for HIV prevention and/or treatment. Read More

For people with HIV, what’s next after viral suppression?

For people with HIV, what’s next after viral suppression?

, by Emily Land

Improving quality of life—in addition to helping people get to undetectable—can be a focus of health care models that serve people living with HIV. Read More

Magic mushrooms as therapy for long-term HIV survivors?

Magic mushrooms as therapy for long-term HIV survivors?

, by Emily Land

A small study with long-term HIV survivors in San Francisco will investigate whether an experimental treatment with psilocybin and group therapy can be used to improve mental health and emotional well-being. Read More

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

, by Emily Land

The number of HIV infections in San Francisco continues to decline, but disparities remain among people who are homeless, people who use drugs, African Americans and Latinos. Read More