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Do you know U=U?

Do you know U=U?

, by Emily Land

Advocates for “Undetectable=Untransmittable” (U=U) were out, proud and visible this year at the International AIDS Conference, spreading the message that people living with HIV with undetectable viral loads do not transmit HIV to partners. Read More

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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It’s not always HIV

It’s not always HIV

, by Cirrus Wood

A well-meaning friend causes Cirrus to re-think his risk for HIV, and wonder how to handle the quick assumptions that people make about gay men and HIV risk. Read More