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An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

, by Emily Land

Katie Becofsky, PhD shares information on how this program helped people living with HIV lose an average of 10 pounds over 3 months. Read More

Is it safe to do a “cleanse” diet if I’m living with HIV?

Is it safe to do a “cleanse” diet if I’m living with HIV?

, by Emily Land

Margaret Davis gives BETA the skinny on juice and other “detox” diets—and whether they’re safe for people living with HIV. Read More

Hear from the man whose bone marrow transplant kept HIV in remission for nearly a year

Hear from the man whose bone marrow transplant kept HIV in remission for nearly a year

, by Emily Land

Read a Q&A about why he decided to go off his HIV meds, and what it felt like to find out he might have been cured. Read More

New antibody therapy “profoundly” successful at reducing inflammation from HIV

New antibody therapy “profoundly” successful at reducing inflammation from HIV

, by Emily Land

With just one dose, canakinumab reduced markers of inflammation and improved arterial function in people living with HIV. 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