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Here’s what you need to know about HIV drug resistance

Here’s what you need to know about HIV drug resistance

, by Warren Tong

Here’s a low-down on HIV drug resistance, including what it is and how you get tested for it. Also, get advice from HIV clinicians on prevention and what to do if you do develop HIV drug resistance. Read More

Don’t wait, get vaccinated! Meningitis vaccine recommend for people living with HIV, gay men

Don’t wait, get vaccinated! Meningitis vaccine recommend for people living with HIV, gay men

, by Chris Hall, MD

Men who have sex with men may be at a higher risk of getting meningitis—which can be deadly. Public health officials recommend all people living with HIV and gay men in certain locales get vaccinated. Read More

Don’t use poppers with Viagra, and other critical drug interaction advice

Don’t use poppers with Viagra, and other critical drug interaction advice

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Two pharmacists share how to stay safe if you’re starting a new drug, supplement or over-the-counter medication. Read More

“I’ve heard of hairy palms, but a hairy tongue?!” HIV & oral health concerns

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Caroline Shiboski, DDS, PhD gives good advice about the health conditions that people living with HIV should watch out for in their mouths, and what to do if they notice something abnormal. Read More

Simpler HIV treatment, with only 2 drugs, keeps viral loads suppressed

Simpler HIV treatment, with only 2 drugs, keeps viral loads suppressed

, by Liz Highleyman

People taking only two drugs, dolutegravir and rilpivirine, maintained viral suppression in participants of the SWORD-1 an SWORD-2 studies. Read More