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2102, 2019

Why Science Shows Us the Best Way to Beat HIV Stigma

Courtesy of PAC The public has to know what HIV looks like in 2019, not 1989. Ask a group of people living with HIV, as I did recently, whether HIV [...]

2102, 2019

Blowing Up the HIV/AIDS Myth

HIV activist Joyce Mitchell It’s true that overall HIV rates are declining in our country, but progress has been uneven.  “Remember that one day the AIDS crisis will be over. [...]

2102, 2019

Using anti-cancer immunotherapy to fight HIV

CRCHUM researchers are exploring a potential therapeutic approach MONTREAL, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have shown that immunotherapy treatments against cancer could reduce the [...]

2102, 2019

“You’ll Never Meet a Man at that Damn AIDS Foundation”

My wedding day Don’t be so sure, responds Cupid in this real-life tale of activism and romance. Passion impacts progress, survives setbacks, celebrates victories and overcomes disappointments. Having been an [...]

2002, 2019

To end the HIV epidemic, addressing poverty and inequities one of most important treatments

  Disclosure statement Maria De Jesus does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has [...]

2002, 2019

P.E.I.’s LGBT community seeks a welcoming place

  People from P.E.I.'s LGBT community are coming together to talk about how they can create a space of their own on the Island. "A lot of places have a [...]

1902, 2019

Young teen and adult mothers who are HIV-positive have higher birth rates: B.C. study

Surprising differences in birth rates between HIV positive and negative women. Prescribed pills to treat HIV. JENELLE SCHNEIDER JENELLE SCHNEIDER / PROVINCE HIV-positive mothers with at least one child give birth to [...]

1902, 2019

Traditional risk factors ‘contribute greatly’ to disease in adults with HIV

Study findings showed that traditional risk factors such as smoking, high cholesterol, hypertension and chronic hepatitis C virus infection “contribute greatly” to disease in adults living with HIV, and eliminating [...]

1902, 2019

Ending HIV/AIDS by 2030? New York has a plan for 2020

In his State of the Union address, President Trump pledged to end new HIV transmissions in the United States by 2030. He can start by looking at what is working [...]

1902, 2019

Fatty Liver Disease Threatens People With HIV

Istock Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease can lead to more severe, potentially fatal liver diseases, including cirrhosis.   People with HIV have high rates of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a [...]