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How food insecurity affects people living with HIV—and why we need to care

How food insecurity affects people living with HIV—and why we need to care

, by Emily Land

Many people living with HIV don’t know where their next meal is coming from, or aren’t able to access enough nutritious food to maintain their health. Read More

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

, by Emily Land

Findings may help explain why early ART may improve, but fail to fully restore, health and life expectancies of people living with HIV on therapy. Read More

In recent years, 178% increase in life expectancy for people living with HIV

In recent years, 178% increase in life expectancy for people living with HIV

, by Emily Land

People living with HIV have higher life expectancies now than ever before—but still there is a difference when compared to people who are HIV-negative. Read More

A closer look at cancer among people living with HIV

A closer look at cancer among people living with HIV

, by Emily Land

HIV therapy has decreased risk of developing some cancers, but not others. Find out why, and what new research is telling us. Read More

How does HIV change our brains?

How does HIV change our brains?

, by Emily Land

Researchers are now studying how HIV affects our memory and other brain functions. Learn how many people are affected—and what you can do to prevent cognitive decline. Read More