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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

Syringe access programs increase safe syringe disposal

Syringe access programs increase safe syringe disposal

, by Emily Land

Research shows higher syringe coverage and safe disposal options provided by syringe access programs reduce improperly discarded injection equipment. Read More

You told us: HIV stigma still exists

You told us: HIV stigma still exists

, by Emily Land

An executive producer of the TV drama The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story said he personally didn’t think stigma of having HIV still existed. We asked you to weigh in, and you told a very different story. 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