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New findings on inflammation & how it affects people with HIV

New findings on inflammation & how it affects people with HIV

, by Warren Tong

A new study finds that inflammation-related health concerns are more often a cause of death for people with HIV than cardiovascular disease, AIDS-related complications, and non-AIDS cancer. Find out more, including what you can do to reduce your risk. Read More

Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

, by David Duran

Contributor David Duran shares his experience with dating, stigma and importance of getting everyone on the same page about the effectiveness of PrEP, the power of treatment as prevention, and the realities of modern-day HIV therapies. Read More

Who knows about U=U? Awareness that undetectable individuals do not transmit HIV increasing, says new study

Who knows about U=U? Awareness that undetectable individuals do not transmit HIV increasing, says new study

, by Emily Land

The message of undetectable = untransmittable is empowering, but not everyone has heard it. New research investigates who’s getting the message, and who is being left behind. Read More

Dog ownership may protect against depression among people with HIV, study finds

Dog ownership may protect against depression among people with HIV, study finds

, by Emily Land

Four-legged friends may aid in emotional and social support, and improve mental health outcomes for people with HIV. Read More

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