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“Cautious optimism” for three-pronged antibody that blocks simian HIV

“Cautious optimism” for three-pronged antibody that blocks simian HIV

, by Warren Tong

An engineered “three-pronged” broadly neutralizing antibody successfully blocked simian HIV in a study with monkeys. Broadly neutralizing antibody-based therapies may be used in the future for HIV prevention and/or treatment. Read More

Puffing & positive? Science says smoking weed can hurt your heart

Puffing & positive? Science says smoking weed can hurt your heart

, by Emily Newman

Heavy and frequent use of marijuana increase risk of cardiovascular disease, but people who smoked occasionally did not have this increased risk. Read More

For people with HIV, what’s next after viral suppression?

For people with HIV, what’s next after viral suppression?

, by Emily Newman

Improving quality of life—in addition to helping people get to undetectable—can be a focus of health care models that serve people living with HIV. Read More

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

51% reduction in San Francisco HIV infections since 2012

, by Emily Newman

The number of HIV infections in San Francisco continues to decline, but disparities remain among people who are homeless, people who use drugs, African Americans and Latinos. Read More

How do we know if someone’s in HIV remission?

How do we know if someone’s in HIV remission?

, by Emily Newman

AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network is conducting new research to learn how to predict when people with HIV can control their viral loads without HIV medications. Find out how you can get involved. Read More