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Biktarvy, a new HIV combo pill recently approved by the FDA

Biktarvy, a new HIV combo pill recently approved by the FDA

, by Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, AAHIVE

This week, the FDA granted approval of Gilead Science’s single-table combo pill of bictegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide named Biktarvy. 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

In people with HIV, over-the-counter heartburn drugs may cause immune activation and inflammation

In people with HIV, over-the-counter heartburn drugs may cause immune activation and inflammation

, by Emily Land

A small study linked acid blocking medications like Prilosec to increased inflammation in people living with HIV. What does this study mean for people taking these meds? Read More

“Cautious optimism” for three-pronged antibody that blocks simian HIV

“Cautious optimism” for three-pronged antibody that blocks simian HIV

, by Warren Tong

An engineered “three-pronged” broadly neutralizing antibody successfully blocked simian HIV in a study with monkeys. Broadly neutralizing antibody-based therapies may be used in the future for HIV prevention and/or treatment. Read More

San Francisco gay bars join forces with HIV researchers to support smart drinking

San Francisco gay bars join forces with HIV researchers to support smart drinking

, by Emily Land

Making small tweaks to the environment in San Francisco bars reduced binge drinking and decreased the average BAC of people exiting bars. Read More