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PrEP advocate Damon Jacobs: Vaping can be harm reduction

PrEP advocate Damon Jacobs: Vaping can be harm reduction

May 31, 2018, by

There’s a flaw in San Francisco’s plan to ban flavored tobacco products, and it may have negative consequences for people who use vaping products to quit smoking cigarettes. Read More

One man’s experience with gene therapy

One man’s experience with gene therapy

May 23, 2018, by

Andrew Caldwell explains why he decided to participate in an “intimidating” HIV cure study, and how his life changed as a result.
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An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

May 21, 2018, by

Cirrus embarks on a two-year HIV prevention study, along the way mulling over what might be learned—and how his participation makes a difference. Read More

We asked clinicians: Would you prescribe doxycycline to someone for STI prevention?

We asked clinicians: Would you prescribe doxycycline to someone for STI prevention?

April 25, 2018, by

Overall, clinicians recognize the potential benefits of STI prophylaxis, but there’s still uncertainty over whether the protection offered is enough to justify risk of drug resistance, pill fatigue, and other concerns. Read More

New findings on inflammation & how it affects people with HIV

New findings on inflammation & how it affects people with HIV

April 23, 2018, by

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