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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

New findings on inflammation & how it affects people with HIV

New findings on inflammation & how it affects people with HIV

, by Warren Tong

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

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

New research shows abnormal immune activation even in very early HIV infection

, by Emily Land

Findings may help explain why early ART may improve, but fail to fully restore, health and life expectancies of people living with HIV on therapy. Read More

Weight Gain Exacerbates Inflammation in People Living with HIV

Weight Gain Exacerbates Inflammation in People Living with HIV

, by Emily Land

For people with HIV, research suggests that weight gain leads to greater levels of inflammation. Read More

CROI 2013: Cenicriviroc—A One-Two Punch Against HIV and Inflammation?

CROI 2013: Cenicriviroc—A One-Two Punch Against HIV and Inflammation?

, by Reilly O'Neal

People living with HIV today have dozens of options for suppressing the virus, so what do new drugs in the pipeline have to offer? One in particular may have the added benefit of treating inflammation. Read More