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FDA approves Descovy, an updated version of Truvada—but not for PrEP

FDA approves Descovy, an updated version of Truvada—but not for PrEP

, by Liz Highleyman

An updated tenofovir alafenamide combo pill is now available from Gilead Sciences, but it should not be substituted for Truvada as PrEP. Read More

7 things people with HIV need to know about statins, LDL & heart health

7 things people with HIV need to know about statins, LDL & heart health

, by Emily Newman

Want to know more about cholesterol-lowering drugs, and how they work differently for people with HIV? Read on with info from Dr. Vivek Jain. Read More

Hormonal birth control can intensify genital injury during sex, increasing HIV risk

Hormonal birth control can intensify genital injury during sex, increasing HIV risk

, by Emily Newman

Genital and anal injury during sex happens more often in women on hormonal birth control—highlighting the need for a combined HIV prevention/contraception product. Read More

Sugar, sex & substances: Making changes

Sugar, sex & substances: Making changes

, by Joanna Eveland, MD

If sex, shopping, drinking, gambling, eating, or partying are out of balance in your world, find out from an addiction specialist what you can do if you’re thinking about making changes. Read More

Sugar, sex & substances: Why it’s hard to make changes

Sugar, sex & substances: Why it’s hard to make changes

, by Joanna Eveland, MD

Learn about why our bodies are built to crave substances that cause the release of a brain chemical called dopamine, and why this matters for people with HIV Read More