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One man’s experience with gene therapy

One man’s experience with gene therapy

, by Emily Land

Andrew Caldwell explains why he decided to participate in an “intimidating” HIV cure study, and how his life changed as a result.
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An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus embarks on a two-year HIV prevention study, along the way mulling over what might be learned—and how his participation makes a difference. Read More

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

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

, by Liz Highleyman

1.45 million Americans may be at substantial risk for HIV infection, but only 8% are taking PrEP. Women, people of color, and southern regions are underrepresented. Read More

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