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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

HIV remission: more clues, but still many questions

HIV remission: more clues, but still many questions

, by Liz Highleyman

Very early HIV treatment does not cure HIV, but can lead to HIV remission in some people, new studies presented at IAS 2017 show. Read More

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

, by Emily Land

The number of HIV infections in San Francisco continues to decline, but disparities remain among people who are homeless, people who use drugs, African Americans and Latinos. Read More