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Bob Leahy says our elderly HIV-positive folks are misunderstood, under-researched and largely ignored. That has to change.
Prevention Access Campaign builds on its success with a new executive director of North America.
But despite our differences, writes Bob Leahy, the search for common ground is key.
Canadian scientists found that using a lighter to heat an opioid drug in a cooker for 10 seconds cuts HIV risk when sharing cookers.
Bob Leahy relates how his own HIV journey intertwines remarkably with the 25 year history of POZ magazine
HIV-related stigma is reported to have harsh effects on cognition.
Other countries already embrace this form of HIV prevention, also known as “on-demand,” “sex-driven” and “intermittent” PrEP.
Researchers examined differences in the strength of a gene called nef.
But is the new directive only symbolic?
In some non–U.S. nations, health care providers can prescribe medical-grade heroin and supervise patients as they take it.
A recent study of people in British Columbia found, however, that people who inject drugs had lower cure rates.
The Public Health Agency of Canada conducted a review of published studies on the subject.
Many parents of adolescent girls have resisted the human papillomavirus vaccine for fear it will have negative behavioral consequences.
The new single-tablet antiretroviral regimen includes the integrase inhibitor bictegravir and is the smallest such tablet on the market.
Such latently infected cells remain under the radar of antiretroviral treatment, which only works on replicating cells.
Nevertheless, those who have contracted such a strain respond just as well to antiretroviral treatment.
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