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1511, 2018

Why propagating fear in fight against HIV and Aids is toxic

In Summary Sexual intimacy is a choice. But it is the recklessness by which sexual conduct and choices are made that exposes one to the risks. Blind group messaging and [...]

1411, 2018

Early HIV treatment reduces the risk of liver fibrosis

Early antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces the risk of liver fibrosis progression in people living with HIV, including in people who do not have co-infection with viral hepatitis, according to the [...]

1411, 2018

The POZ 100: Celebrating People 50 And Over

Left to right: Moisés Agosto-Rosario, Wanda Brendle-Moss, Pat Kelly, Rosa Rivera, Reginald T. Brown, Rob Quinn, Lillibeth Gonzalez, Bryan Jones, Eric Jannke and John TenorioPhotography by Jensen Larson The 2018 [...]

1411, 2018

Pain Is Common Among People With HIV, Drags on Quality of Life

Dreamstime (Model(s) used for illustrative purposes only) This is according to a survey of people living with HIV in the United Kingdom and Ireland. People living with well-treated HIV frequently [...]

1411, 2018

Why propagating fear in fight against HIV and Aids is toxic

      In Summary Sexual intimacy is a choice. But it is the recklessness by which sexual conduct and choices are made that exposes one to the risks. Blind group messaging [...]

1311, 2018

Are we doing enough to help folks aging with HIV?

A whole new set of challenges arise as people living with HIV get older   Credit: Samuil_Levich/iStock/Thinkstock This content was created by Xtra’s branded content team alongside The Heart of Richmond AIDS [...]

1311, 2018

Doctor no longer required to request HIV test in B.C.’s Interior

Those wishing to be tested for HIV can now bypass their physician and request the test on their own at any Interior Health lab. (Photo courtesy of Interior Health).   [...]

1311, 2018

Safe sex campaign targets Saskatchewan cities

A series of condoms designed as a part of the Wrap It Up! campaign which was created by Saskatoon Sexual Health as a way of tackling the provinces growing STI [...]

1311, 2018

20th Anniversary of National Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) announces Indigenous leadership and their supporters will celebrate its 20th Anniversary of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week on November 29, 2018 in Ottawa, ON with [...]

911, 2018

Hepatitis C Increases Risk of Death Among People on HIV Treatment

Treating hep C lowers the risk. People on treatment for HIV have a higher risk of death if they are coinfected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), MD Magazine reports. Treating [...]