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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

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