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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

New HIV treatments discussed at CROI 2016

New HIV treatments discussed at CROI 2016

, by Liz Highleyman

Long-acting HIV therapy injections and a newer formulation of tenofovir did well in clinical trials. Read More

Bacteria in our gut affects HIV—is there a solution?

Bacteria in our gut affects HIV—is there a solution?

, by Emily Newman

New research explores how altering the gut microbiome—the community of microorganisms that populate our intestines—may lead to health benefits for people with HIV Read More