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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

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

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?

Women and HIV: How to Live Freely

Women and HIV: How to Live Freely

March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness day, and cis-gender women still make up 25% of new diagnoses while another 20% are Transgender women.

By: Ashley Innes

Women and HIV: How to Live Freely

By: Ashley Innes
March 10th
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March 10th
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Women and HIV: How to Live Freely

Bugs in Bethesda: 2nd HIV Microbiome Workshop Offers As Many Questions As Answers

Bugs in Bethesda: 2nd HIV Microbiome Workshop Offers As Many Questions As Answers

Our understanding of our relationship with the trillions of microbes that exist within us is growing and moving in surprising directions.

By: Jeannie Wraight

Bugs in Bethesda: 2nd HIV Microbiome Workshop Offers As Many Questions As Answers

By: Jeannie Wraight
March 8th
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March 8th
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Bugs in Bethesda: 2nd HIV Microbiome Workshop Offers As Many Questions As Answers

The Potential Danger of HIV-2 Infection

The Potential Danger of HIV-2 Infection

HIV-1 and HIV-2 are two different viruses that are almost 60 percent genetically different.

By: Alex Kopel

The Potential Danger of HIV-2 Infection

By: Alex Kopel
March 6th
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March 6th
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The Potential Danger of HIV-2 Infection