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Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

Is there HIV in my brain? Neurologist Dr. Joanna Hellmuth fills us in

, by Emily Newman

Find out what changes HIV can cause in the brain, the effects on memory and thinking you should look out for and what to do if you notice any changes. Read More

Want to help cure HIV? Join an HIV vaccine research study

Want to help cure HIV? Join an HIV vaccine research study

, by Emily Newman

Vaccines are being investigated as a way to both prevent and cure HIV. Learn more about what’s being studied, and how you can participate in a clinical trial. Read More

Routinely offering HIV tests to people in hospitals helps more people get tested, and know their status

Routinely offering HIV tests to people in hospitals helps more people get tested, and know their status

, by Emily Newman

The expanded HIV testing protocol increased the percentage of new HIV positive diagnoses in the Bronx health care system by about 3.5-fold. Read More

What puts young trans* women at risk for HIV? A Q&A with two San Francisco researchers

What puts young trans* women at risk for HIV? A Q&A with two San Francisco researchers

, by Emily Newman

Recent research in San Francisco has identified some unique life experiences that seem to increase HIV risk among young trans* women, which may help inform HIV prevention efforts. Read More

An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

An Internet-delivered program helps people with HIV lose weight

, by Emily Newman

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