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Long-acting antiretrovirals for HIV treatment and PrEP

Long-acting antiretrovirals for HIV treatment and PrEP

, by Liz Highleyman

At the recent IAS 2017 conference, we got good news about the safety and efficacy of a long-acting antiretroviral injection and a drug in a new class of medications. Read More

Gay men living with HIV factor being ‘undetectable’ into decisions about sex

Gay men living with HIV factor being ‘undetectable’ into decisions about sex

, by Emily Land

People who are undetectable do not transmit HIV to others. Do people know this, and are they acting on it? Read More

Do you know U=U?

Do you know U=U?

, by Emily Land

Advocates for “Undetectable=Untransmittable” (U=U) were out, proud and visible this year at the International AIDS Conference, spreading the message that people living with HIV with undetectable viral loads do not transmit HIV to partners. Read More

Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

, by Emily Land

In a study with more than 300 gay men with HIV, there were zero HIV transmissions to HIV-negative sex partners if people had undetectable viral loads. Read More

For people with HIV, higher HDL cholesterol linked to improved cognition

For people with HIV, higher HDL cholesterol linked to improved cognition

, by Emily Land

New research from #IAS2017 shows that the risk of cognitive impairment is reduced by 11% with every 10 mg/dL increase in HDL cholesterol. Read More