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1104, 2019

Study reports on bacterial STIs among men using PrEP

Bottom Line: This study, which included nearly 3,000 mostly gay and bisexual men in Australia who received daily HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP), reports on the association of bacterial sexually transmitted infections [...]

1004, 2019

Area’s high HIV/AIDS rate traced to poverty, drug abuse

The incidence of AIDS and the virus that causes it remain stubbornly high in Northeast Texas, with Gregg County ranking sixth-worst for the rate of people living with HIV through [...]

1004, 2019

Supporting HIV-affected couples trying to conceive

A pilot study identifies a safe, effective strategy to help women with HIV have children in low-resource countries IMAGE: A PILOT STUDY IDENTIFIES A SAFE, EFFECTIVE STRATEGY TO HELP WOMEN WITH [...]

1004, 2019

‘Pose’ Producers Talk Season 2, Madonna & Exploring HIV/AIDS Epidemic – The Contenders Emmys

Chelsea Lauren/Deadline/Shutterstock   “It really came from, as someone who previously in another life worked in higher education, assessing the television landscape and asking myself that question, ‘who are we [...]

1004, 2019

#BreakThePatent: Activists Fight for Universal Access to Overpriced HIV Medication

Nothing for us without us!” In a spacious ballroom crowded with attendees at the AIDSWatch 2019 gathering in Washington, DC on April 1, HIV/AIDS activists chanted such slogans during the [...]

904, 2019

Sex ed video for teens shatters myths about sexuality and disability

The internet has changed how kids learn about sex, but sex ed in the classroom still sucks. In Sex Ed 2.0, Mashable explores the state of sex ed and imagines a [...]

904, 2019

Ending HIV In Mississippi Means Cutting Through Racism, Poverty And Homophobia

Shawn Esco brings his dog Nibbler to a park in Jackson, Miss. He was diagnosed with HIV 11 years ago and has stayed healthy, but the same can't be said [...]

904, 2019

Almost 70 percent of Americans OK with gay presidential candidate, poll finds

This marks a big shift since 2006, when 53 percent said they'd be “very uncomfortable” or have “reservations” about a gay or lesbian candidate. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, of South Bend, [...]

904, 2019

Vancouver’s Tickit Health transforms how providers approach mental health and lifestyle

The company's digital questionnaires help doctors plan their time with patients The Tickit Health senior team's platform is currently reaching patients in Canada, the U.S., and Australia.TICKIT HEALTH   he [...]

804, 2019

Long-term cotrimoxazole improves outcomes in children with HIV/AIDS

A recent study found that long-term cotrimoxazole treatment reduces mortality and morbidity in children with HIV by altering their gut microbiome and immune activation. The finding supports current WHO guidelines, [...]