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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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Don’t use poppers with Viagra, and other critical drug interaction advice

Don’t use poppers with Viagra, and other critical drug interaction advice

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Two pharmacists share how to stay safe if you’re starting a new drug, supplement or over-the-counter medication. Read More

Are serious heart problems inevitable for people with HIV? A conversation with cardiologist Priscilla Hsue

Are serious heart problems inevitable for people with HIV? A conversation with cardiologist Priscilla Hsue

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Cardiologist Priscilla Hsue answered questions about inflammation and cardiovascular disease among people living with HIV at a recent Positive Force event. Read More

In a class of its own, “uniquely potent” HIV capsid inhibitor thwarts HIV replication

In a class of its own, “uniquely potent” HIV capsid inhibitor thwarts HIV replication

, by Liz Highleyman

Promising research about a new type of HIV drug called GS-CA1, the first capsid inhibitor to enter clinical trials, was shared at CROI 2017. Read More

New antibody therapy “profoundly” successful at reducing inflammation from HIV

New antibody therapy “profoundly” successful at reducing inflammation from HIV

, by Emily Land

With just one dose, canakinumab reduced markers of inflammation and improved arterial function in people living with HIV. Read More