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British Columbia Researchers Explore Life Expectancy Among HIV-Positive People Img

British Columbia Researchers Explore Life Expectancy Among HIV-Positive People

Researchers found that, overall, while HIV-positive people had increased life expectancy since 1996, it was substantially less than that of the average HIV-negative person of the same gender.

Australian Study Finds HIV Home-Based Test Kits Welcomed by Gay and Bisexual Men Img

Australian Study Finds HIV Home-Based Test Kits Welcomed by Gay and Bisexual Men

In a randomized clinical trial, researchers found that rates of HIV testing doubled among gay and bisexual men who were given self-test kits.

Canadian Women's Experiences Receiving a Hepatitis C Diagnosis Img
Hepatitis C

Canadian Women's Experiences Receiving a Hepatitis C Diagnosis

A recent study aimed to better understand the experiences of Canadian women who receive a hepatitis C diagnosis and to provide recommendations about how to improve hepatitis C testing experiences.

Women and PrEP: 5 Important Facts Img
Women

Women and PrEP: 5 Important Facts

HIV impacts women differently, and women need innovative HIV prevention methods.

U.S Study Finds Some Barriers to Prescribing HIV Treatment Img

U.S Study Finds Some Barriers to Prescribing HIV Treatment

A recent survey uncovers some barriers that explain why not all patients have been prescribed antiretroviral therapy.

Exciting Results in Monkeys Lead to a Clinical Trial in Humans Img

Exciting Results in Monkeys Lead to a Clinical Trial in Humans

An HIV cure research experiment that treated monkeys with a4b7 antibodies yielded unexpected and promising results.

The Search for a Cure Img

The Search for a Cure

In the quest for a cure for HIV, many different approaches are being tested, with many clinical trials underway in the U.S.

Safety Issues With Vedolizumab Img

Safety Issues With Vedolizumab

In the search for a cure, the antibody vedolizumab (Entyvio) will likely draw much interest for testing with HIV-positive people.

Getting to 90-90-90 Requires Attention to Mental Health Img

Getting to 90-90-90 Requires Attention to Mental Health

Unless mental health issues are regularly screened for and detected, adherence to antiretroviral therapy and maintenance of undetectable viral load can be affected.

Eliciting Accurate Responses About Substance Use Img
People Who Use Drugs

Eliciting Accurate Responses About Substance Use

Researchers are finding that problematic substance use is linked to poorer health and reduced survival among HIV-positive people.