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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 Land

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 Land

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 Land

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 Land

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

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