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HIV inflammation linked to complex motor skill impairment

HIV inflammation linked to complex motor skill impairment

, by Emily Land

Findings from recent research underscore the importance of adhering to HIV treatment and taking steps to reduce HIV inflammation. Read More

How do meth and other stimulants affect viral suppression?

How do meth and other stimulants affect viral suppression?

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Researcher Adam Carrico, PhD answers questions about how stimulant drugs influence a person’s ability to get to undetectable. Read More

How the myth about opioids and chronic pain affects people living with HIV

How the myth about opioids and chronic pain affects people living with HIV

, by Emily Land

Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, answers our questions about long-term opiate therapy for people living with HIV experiencing chronic pain. Read More

Almost, but not quite, HIV undetectable. Is that a problem?

Almost, but not quite, HIV undetectable. Is that a problem?

, by Emily Land

A new study bolsters our understanding of when low-level viremia can affect health—and when it is likely not an issue. Read More

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

A biological reason for higher HIV risk with crystal meth use

, by Emily Land

A small pilot study found that meth use may increase inflammatory activity in the rectal mucosa of both HIV-positive and HIV-negative men. Read More