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HIV advocate and “Project Runway”’s first openly HIV-positive contestant, Jack Mackenroth talks about stigma, relationships and Scruff.
The latest surveillance report shows a steeply declining diagnosis rate—but also racial disparities.
See a “POZ on Location” video with highlights from the United States Conference on AIDS and scroll through 15 tweets from HIV advocates.
Cure studies typically require a temporary break in HIV treatment, often with little promise of a personal benefit to the participant.
Notations such as “PM 6402 HIV” were visible in CVS Caremark envelopes.
Truvada metabolizes differently in the vagina than in the rectum, leaving less room for error in protecting vaginal tissues from HIV.
This alternative to Truvada for prevention among those at high risk of HIV warrants more advanced research to determine its efficacy.
A push to diagnose and rapidly treat HIV and other STIs as well as use of Truvada as PrEP are likely driving the trend.
AIDS activists urge the N.Y. attorney general to investigate possible antitrust violations regarding the HIV med used as PrEP.
New South Wales, which includes Sydney, is likely seeing the benefits of new HIV prevention efforts.
The Gilead Sciences funding will be carried out in partnership with the Black AIDS Institute.
Highlights from the research presented at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris.
Not satisfied with its success, health care group Kaiser Permanente looks to address those who stop or only consider PrEP and contract HIV.
PrEP use remains largely limited to white men 25 and older, meaning groups at the very highest risk of HIV are likely not benefiting.
That’s about to change as two more nonprofit clinics open and provide the HIV prevention pill free of charge.
Following a recent finding of a major drop in HIV diagnoses at the 56 Dean St. clinic, the decline in gonorrhea diagnoses is encouraging.
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