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Liz is Science Editor for Cancer Health, POZ, Hep and Real Health. She has been a health journalist and medical editor for more than 20 years, covering HIV, viral hepatitis, cancer and other health issues.
However, PrEP still remains widely available, often provided via telemedicine.
Two-drug antiretroviral regimens suppress viral load, but three-drug combos may offer additional benefits.
The novel attachment inhibitor led to viral suppression in 60% of people with extensive prior treatment.
Elena Schwolsky’s experiences helped her heal from her own grief and taught her some important life lessons.
People living with HIV are learning how to cope with a new pandemic.
The injectable cabotegravir, given every eight weeks, is just as effective as daily Truvada for HIV prevention.
For pregnant women with HIV, dolutegravir-based regimens are apparently safest.
Treating HIV very early can shrink viral reservoir 100-fold.
People with HIV who suffer from insomnia are more likely to have a heart attack.
Several states are reporting a rise in cases of the infectious liver disease.
Understanding lipodystrophy among people living with HIV, including hard belly and visceral fat.
Lipo can be a constant reminder of living with HIV and can lead to loss of self-esteem and social withdrawal.
Dexamethasone reduced mortality by up to a third among severely ill patients who needed supplemental oxygen or ventilators.
Abnormal body fat changes remain a challenge for many people living with HIV.
Gathering in large groups raises the risk of coronavirus transmission, but there are things you can do to protect yourself.
The 2-1-1 HIV prevention regimen offers an option for those who don’t want to take daily pills.
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