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A 2015 Study Helps Providers Increase PrEP Adherence Among Patients Today

A 2015 Study Helps Providers Increase PrEP Adherence Among Patients Today

PrEP has a low rate of initiation, and an even lower rate of adherence, with many men stopping the drug after the first few months.

By: Alex Kopel

A 2015 Study Helps Providers Increase PrEP Adherence Among Patients Today

By: Alex Kopel
March 29th
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March 29th
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A 2015 Study Helps Providers Increase PrEP Adherence Among Patients Today

Eliminating Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV In the U.S. Is Possible, Study

Eliminating Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV In the U.S. Is Possible, Study

The U.S. has made huge gains in the last few decades in reducing mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. Only 69 babies were born with the virus in 2013.

By: Alex Kopel

Eliminating Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV In the U.S. Is Possible, Study

By: Alex Kopel
March 27th
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March 27th
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Eliminating Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV In the U.S. Is Possible, Study

New Studies Seek To Debunk Breastfeeding Guidelines For HIV-Positive Mothers

New Studies Seek To Debunk Breastfeeding Guidelines For HIV-Positive Mothers

Even HIV-positive mothers who are on ART and undetectable are told not to breastfeed because there still may be a slight risk of HIV transmission.

By: Alex Kopel

New Studies Seek To Debunk Breastfeeding Guidelines For HIV-Positive Mothers

By: Alex Kopel
March 24th
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March 24th
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New Studies Seek To Debunk Breastfeeding Guidelines For HIV-Positive Mothers

New Biomarker May Help Eradicate HIV Reservoirs in Patients on ART

New Biomarker May Help Eradicate HIV Reservoirs in Patients on ART

French scientists have discovered that the surface of T-cells that have a biomarker means that they can be identified and destroyed.

By: Alex Kopel

New Biomarker May Help Eradicate HIV Reservoirs in Patients on ART

By: Alex Kopel
March 23rd
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March 23rd
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New Biomarker May Help Eradicate HIV Reservoirs in Patients on ART

Tanzania Spreads Homophobia To NGO Health Centers Countrywide

Tanzania Spreads Homophobia To NGO Health Centers Countrywide

The Tanzanian government has stopped nearly 40 private health centers from providing AIDS-related services in an accusation that these “centers cater to homosexuals.”

By: Alex Kopel

Tanzania Spreads Homophobia To NGO Health Centers Countrywide

By: Alex Kopel
March 21st
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March 21st
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Tanzania Spreads Homophobia To NGO Health Centers Countrywide

California SB 239: My Take on HIV Transmission Penalties

California SB 239: My Take on HIV Transmission Penalties

Undetectable equals un-transmittable. So, if a person has an undetectable viral load and is engaging in casual sex, I see no reason to punish them...

By: Deondre B. Moore

California SB 239: My Take on HIV Transmission Penalties

By: Deondre B. Moore
March 21st
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March 21st
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California SB 239: My Take on HIV Transmission Penalties

The Sex Positive Professional Struggle

The Sex Positive Professional Struggle

Respectability politics play a big role in how we as professionals attempt to balance the often taboo subject of sexual expression.

By: George M. Johnson

The Sex Positive Professional Struggle

By: George M. Johnson
March 20th
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March 20th
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The Sex Positive Professional Struggle

Report: Cognitive Impairment in People Living With HIV/AIDS

Report: Cognitive Impairment in People Living With HIV/AIDS

Even though people living with HIV can often show cognitive impairment, they do not appear to experience accelerated cognitive decline as they age.

By: Alex Kopel

Report: Cognitive Impairment in People Living With HIV/AIDS

By: Alex Kopel
March 16th
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March 16th
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Report: Cognitive Impairment in People Living With HIV/AIDS

How HIV Spreads Between MSM and Heterosexual Opioid Users

How HIV Spreads Between MSM and Heterosexual Opioid Users

The U.S. may be at greater risk for more HIV outbreaks due to opioid users.

By: Alex Kopel

How HIV Spreads Between MSM and Heterosexual Opioid Users

By: Alex Kopel
March 15th
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March 15th
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How HIV Spreads Between MSM and Heterosexual Opioid Users

Will the Trump Administration Stall HIV Prevention Efforts?

Will the Trump Administration Stall HIV Prevention Efforts?

ONAP's closing sent a message that HIV/AIDS prevention would not be a priority in the Trump administration, leaving some in the LGBT Community feeling disregarded, if not blatantly attacked.

By: Alex Kopel

Will the Trump Administration Stall HIV Prevention Efforts?

By: Alex Kopel
March 13th
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March 13th
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Will the Trump Administration Stall HIV Prevention Efforts?