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Study: Combination Antiretroviral Therapy Prevents Cognitive Decline

Study: Combination Antiretroviral Therapy Prevents Cognitive Decline

The new study shows that early initiation of cART may minimize neurological deterioration in people living with HIV.

By: Grant Schleifer

Study: Combination Antiretroviral Therapy Prevents Cognitive Decline

By: Grant Schleifer
February 14th
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Study: Combination Antiretroviral Therapy Prevents Cognitive Decline

Study Links Improved HIV Treatment to Reduced Cancer Risk

Study Links Improved HIV Treatment to Reduced Cancer Risk

Effective HIV treatment does more than just reduce viral load.

By: Grant Schleifer

Study Links Improved HIV Treatment to Reduced Cancer Risk

By: Grant Schleifer
February 9th
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February 9th
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Study Links Improved HIV Treatment to Reduced Cancer Risk

Study: Healthcare Discrimination Linked to Suboptimal HIV Medication Adherence in Women

Study: Healthcare Discrimination Linked to Suboptimal HIV Medication Adherence in Women

More than one quarter of people living with HIV in the U.S. report being discriminated against by a healthcare employee.

By: Grant Schleifer

Study: Healthcare Discrimination Linked to Suboptimal HIV Medication Adherence in Women

By: Grant Schleifer
February 6th
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February 6th
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Study: Healthcare Discrimination Linked to Suboptimal HIV Medication Adherence in Women

Study Finds Increased Rate of Patients Switching HIV Treatments

Study Finds Increased Rate of Patients Switching HIV Treatments

Find out what a recent study says about why patients are changing their HIV treatments.

By: Grant Schleifer

Study Finds Increased Rate of Patients Switching HIV Treatments

By: Grant Schleifer
January 4th
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January 4th
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Study Finds Increased Rate of Patients Switching HIV Treatments

Being Public and Positive

Being Public and Positive

Though I’m out about my positive status, I still deal with the intricacies of disclosure.

By: George M. Johnson

Being Public and Positive

By: George M. Johnson
December 20th
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December 20th
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Being Public and Positive

New Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Improves Care for People with HIV

New Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Improves Care for People with HIV

People living with HIV have a higher risk of developing atherosclerosis (the buildup of cholesterol plaques in the arteries) than the general population.

By: Grant Schleifer

New Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Improves Care for People with HIV

By: Grant Schleifer
November 20th
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November 20th
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New Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Improves Care for People with HIV

Fatigued AF, But Faking Good Health To Fight Anti-Blackness In An Anti-Black World

Fatigued AF, But Faking Good Health To Fight Anti-Blackness In An Anti-Black World

This is an existence that is shared by many who continue to walk the world as wounded warriors, whether they have the HIV virus or not.

By: George M. Johnson

Fatigued AF, But Faking Good Health To Fight Anti-Blackness In An Anti-Black World

By: George M. Johnson
October 17th
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October 17th
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Fatigued AF, But Faking Good Health To Fight Anti-Blackness In An Anti-Black World

Could Antidepressants Reverse HIV-Related Cognitive Damage?

Could Antidepressants Reverse HIV-Related Cognitive Damage?

  Although with the right treatment, people living with HIV can now live a long and healthy life, many still can experience complications that current antiretroviral medications don't treat. Cognitive damage and chronic inflammation are common side effects that can result from HIV, particularly in people who have been living with the disease for a long time. However, researchers from John Hopkins University School of Medicine recently discovered that an existing anti-depression drug might be able to ameliorate these health concerns and improve the quality of life for those aging with HIV. In a small, controlled study, antidepressant drug paroxetine boosted mental functions related to cognitive damage
By: Tyler Curry

Could Antidepressants Reverse HIV-Related Cognitive Damage?

By: Tyler Curry
March 1st
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March 1st
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Could Antidepressants Reverse HIV-Related Cognitive Damage?

Is There a PrEP for Heart Disease?

Is There a PrEP for Heart Disease?

A new drug could reduce the cardiovascular risks for people living with HIV.

By: Tyler Curry

Is There a PrEP for Heart Disease?

By: Tyler Curry
February 21st
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February 21st
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Is There a PrEP for Heart Disease?

Deep Breaths: Learning to Live Well With HIV

Deep Breaths: Learning to Live Well With HIV

Personal growth comes from the aftermath of doing things we sometimes regret.

By: Tyler Curry

Deep Breaths: Learning to Live Well With HIV

By: Tyler Curry
October 28th
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October 28th
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Deep Breaths: Learning to Live Well With HIV