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Gay black men with housing, social support less likely to be part of HIV transmission “clusters”

Gay black men with housing, social support less likely to be part of HIV transmission “clusters”

, by Emily Land

New research points to the importance of helping young Black men who have sex with men find stable housing and quality social support in HIV prevention efforts. Read More

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 Land

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 Land

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 Land

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 Land

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