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712, 2018

The road to zero: HIV medications mark new age of treatment

Twenty years since the first HIV medications hit the market, new generations of anti-retroviral drugs are now powerful enough to effectively erase the disease from the body. When taken properly, the [...]

712, 2018

Guide to Christmas in Vancouver: Free Events and Activities

totororo / Getty Images You don't have to spend money to enjoy Christmas in Vancouver because there are plenty of events, attractions, and activities coming to the city this holiday season that [...]

712, 2018

Dr. Julio Montaner and Robert Hogg: Clear evidence of political failure in worldwide resurgence of AIDS

President Donald Trump, right, China's President Xi Jinping, left, and members of their delegations during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. [...]

712, 2018

5 ridiculous things some people still believe about HIV/Aids

It’s time to shine the light on some of the ridiculous and far-fetched perceptions about HIV that people still have. It's time to stop some myths and misconceptions in their [...]

612, 2018

Body mapping exhibit explores stories of Sask. women living with HIV

"I'm privileged to be able to work with such a wonderful group of women who do share the lessons that they've learned with others in order to help others." The [...]

612, 2018

An Ounce of Prevention: AIDS/HIV Awareness

Did you know that an estimated 1.1 million people living in the United States are living with HIV/AIDS? Many Americans still don’t know fully understand the disease, its challenges, and [...]

612, 2018

The risks of getting HIV/AIDS in various sexual, semi-sexual and non-sexual acts

Dear Dr. G, I am a 28 year-old man who has a conundrum in life I am hoping you can resolve for me. Since I was a teenager, I have [...]

612, 2018

30 facts to mark 30th Anniversary of World AIDS Day

Today December 1, 2018, countries around the globe recognise World AIDS Day. The 2018 theme is Know Your Status. This is the 30th anniversary and as Loop focuses on raising [...]

412, 2018

Can a smart app encourage HIV-self testing in Canada?

RI-MUHC researchers conduct first-of-its-kind HIV self-testing program in Montreal IMAGE: HIVSMART! IS AVAILABLE FOR SMARTPHONE, TABLET OR WEB-BASED (ANDROID, IPHONE, AND IPAD) CONFIDENTIAL SOFTWARE APP THAT WAS DEVELOPED BY DR. PANT [...]

412, 2018

Health care advocate and aspiring actor Jackie Johnson finds himself in the spotlight after being cured of hepatitis C

Jackie Johnson, Bill Wadman Living the Dream Health care advocate and aspiring actor Jackie Johnson finds himself in the spotlight after being cured of hepatitis C. Jackie Johnson, 42, has [...]