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Long-acting antiretrovirals for HIV treatment and PrEP

Long-acting antiretrovirals for HIV treatment and PrEP

, by Liz Highleyman

At the recent IAS 2017 conference, we got good news about the safety and efficacy of a long-acting antiretroviral injection and a drug in a new class of medications. Read More

Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

, by Emily Newman

In a study with more than 300 gay men with HIV, there were zero HIV transmissions to HIV-negative sex partners if people had undetectable viral loads. Read More

For people with HIV, higher HDL cholesterol linked to improved cognition

For people with HIV, higher HDL cholesterol linked to improved cognition

, by Emily Newman

New research from #IAS2017 shows that the risk of cognitive impairment is reduced by 11% with every 10 mg/dL increase in HDL cholesterol. Read More

Who’s most at risk of getting Kaposi sarcoma? New research gives insights

Who’s most at risk of getting Kaposi sarcoma? New research gives insights

, by Emily Newman

New research reveals who’s at higher risk of getting Kaposi sarcoma, and what people living with HIV can do to decrease their risk of getting this AIDS-associated cancer.
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An easy-to-read explanation of using antibodies for PrEP

An easy-to-read explanation of using antibodies for PrEP

, by Emily Newman

Researchers are investigating whether antibodies can be used to provide long-lasting protection from HIV. Get an explanation on how antibodies protect, and how far the science has progressed. Read More