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Tag Archives: long-term survivors

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

Magic mushrooms as therapy for long-term HIV survivors?

Magic mushrooms as therapy for long-term HIV survivors?

, by Emily Newman

A small study with long-term HIV survivors in San Francisco will investigate whether an experimental treatment with psilocybin and group therapy can be used to improve mental health and emotional well-being. Read More

Aging is not a disease. It’s time we stop treating it that way

Aging is not a disease. It’s time we stop treating it that way

, by Meredith Greene, MD

Meredith Greene, MD, shares her perspective on HIV, health and ageism—and what we all can do to overcome the negative effects of age discrimination in our own lives. 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 Newman

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

A long-term survivor in San Francisco reflects on undetectable, a changing city and a new era of HIV

A long-term survivor in San Francisco reflects on undetectable, a changing city and a new era of HIV

, by Emily Newman

Moving to San Francisco just in time to witness the beginning of AIDS, Hank Trout quickly saw his community decimated and a shift from freedom to terror. Now, Hank shares his story to ensure that other long-terms survivors aren’t forgotten as the worst times of HIV recede into history. Read More