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Study: Remembering To Take HIV Meds Obstacle to Drug Adherence

Study: Remembering To Take HIV Meds Obstacle to Drug Adherence

Adherence to a proper HIV regimen of ART enables HIV-positive people to have healthy immune systems, fight off infections, and prevent various cancers.

By: Alex Kopel

Study: Remembering To Take HIV Meds Obstacle to Drug Adherence

By: Alex Kopel
May 22nd
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May 22nd
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Study: Remembering To Take HIV Meds Obstacle to Drug Adherence

San Francisco Youth Clinics Help Adolescents Access PrEP

San Francisco Youth Clinics Help Adolescents Access PrEP

Studies show that youth are a priority for HIV prevention messages because it's easier to change people’s behavior before they develop their sexual habits.

By: Stephen Lucin

San Francisco Youth Clinics Help Adolescents Access PrEP

By: Stephen Lucin
May 18th
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May 18th
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San Francisco Youth Clinics Help Adolescents Access PrEP

Study: HIV-Positive Life Expectancy Rises More Than 10 Years

Study: HIV-Positive Life Expectancy Rises More Than 10 Years

HIV-positive individuals are now living a decade longer than people diagnosed in 1990s.

By: Alex Kopel

Study: HIV-Positive Life Expectancy Rises More Than 10 Years

By: Alex Kopel
May 16th
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May 16th
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Study: HIV-Positive Life Expectancy Rises More Than 10 Years

Lee Daniels, Suicide, Bug Chasing and Survival

Lee Daniels, Suicide, Bug Chasing and Survival

Jayce Baron explores Lee Daniels' recent article discussing HIV, his struggles with suicide, HIV "bug chasers," and survival.

By: Jayce Baron

Lee Daniels, Suicide, Bug Chasing and Survival

By: Jayce Baron
May 12th
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May 12th
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Lee Daniels, Suicide, Bug Chasing and Survival

New Vaginal Ring As HIV Prevention, Contraceptive

New Vaginal Ring As HIV Prevention, Contraceptive

A new vaginal ring will soon be able to prevent HIV and be used as a contraceptive.

By: Alex Kopel

New Vaginal Ring As HIV Prevention, Contraceptive

By: Alex Kopel
May 11th
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May 11th
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New Vaginal Ring As HIV Prevention, Contraceptive

PrEP Use Doesn’t Lead to Risky Sex, Researchers

PrEP Use Doesn’t Lead to Risky Sex, Researchers

Researchers seek to dispel the idea that a PrEP prescription will lead to risky sexual behavior among patients.

By: Alex Kopel

PrEP Use Doesn’t Lead to Risky Sex, Researchers

By: Alex Kopel
May 9th
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May 9th
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PrEP Use Doesn’t Lead to Risky Sex, Researchers

Study: Effects of HIV News Stories on Risk Behavior

Study: Effects of HIV News Stories on Risk Behavior

Biomedical advances in HIV prevention, such as PrEP, are part of a global effort to end the AIDS epidemic. Talk of “cures” and “breakthroughs” makes for exciting news stories, but new research suggests that overly optimistic news reporting on experimental studies in HIV prevention may affect individuals’ risk behaviors in potentially damaging ways. In a recent study , HIV prevention researchers analyzed the effects of “hypothetical” news stories on the HIV risk perception and predicted risk behavior of 242 sexually active men who have sex with men (MSM). These news stories reported fabricated biomedical breakthroughs in HIV. For example, one such article claimed “New HIV Vaccine Effective in Humans”
By: Grant Schleifer

Study: Effects of HIV News Stories on Risk Behavior

By: Grant Schleifer
May 8th
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May 8th
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Study: Effects of HIV News Stories on Risk Behavior

Two Leaders in HIV Community Become HIV League Scholars

Two Leaders in HIV Community Become HIV League Scholars

Nicole Begay and Kristefer Stojanovski become the first two HIV League Scholars and will each receive $7,000 scholarship awards.

By: HIV Equal

Two Leaders in HIV Community Become HIV League Scholars

By: HIV Equal
May 5th
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May 5th
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Two Leaders in HIV Community Become HIV League Scholars

Researchers Successfully Eliminate HIV… In Mice

Researchers Successfully Eliminate HIV… In Mice

Researchers have used a gene editing technique to successfully remove HIV from lab mice infected with the virus.

By: Alex Kopel

Researchers Successfully Eliminate HIV… In Mice

By: Alex Kopel
May 4th
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May 4th
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Researchers Successfully Eliminate HIV… In Mice

Chinese Universities Sell HIV Self-Test Kits In Vending Machines

Chinese Universities Sell HIV Self-Test Kits In Vending Machines

The same campus machines that sell chips, soda and instant noodle packs also provide HIV self-test kits.

By: Alex Kopel

Chinese Universities Sell HIV Self-Test Kits In Vending Machines

By: Alex Kopel
May 3rd
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May 3rd
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Chinese Universities Sell HIV Self-Test Kits In Vending Machines