Latest by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

HIV Transmission Risk Remains During First 6 Months of Treatment

A person living with HIV can transmit the virus during the first six months of starting treatment. Researchers suggest extra prevention strategies for mixed-status couples during this period before viral suppression is achieved.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Diagnosing and Treating Acute Hepatitis C: Is It Still Important?

With the advent of short, safe treatment that can cure hepatitis C, is there still a need to identify and treat hepatitis C early?

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

How Marijuana Use Affects HIV Testing and Care

Smoking marijuana was associated with less HIV testing, but didn't affect a patient's journey toward viral suppression, according to a study presented at CROI 2015.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Why NYC's New HIV/AIDS Chief Took the Job -- And What He Plans to Do With It

As someone who "moves from theory to action fairly quickly," Daskalakis pledges to align resources with data, toward the goal of controlling HIV/AIDS without regard to a treatment or prevention silo.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

HIV Politics: Yes, We Still Can

Longtime activist Mark Harrington, the executive director of Treatment Action Group (TAG), explains to TheBodyPRO.com why the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy has been a letdown, what the current state of HIV policy looks like and what's actually need...

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

The Future of HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care

TheBodyPRO.com recently interviewed longtime activist Mark Harrington, the executive director of Treatment Action Group. Harrington talks about the ramifications of the PARTNER study results, as well as what to expect from HIV treatment and care in t...

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Looking Forward in Hepatitis C Treatment, With Trepidation

We may be at a dramatic turning point in our efforts to wipe out hepatitis C forever. "But we have to figure out how to bring the cure to the people," warns advocate Tracy Swan.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Kaposi's Sarcoma and HIV: Not Gone, Not Forgotten

Think Kaposi's sarcoma is a relic of a bygone era? A flurry of new research highlights just how relevant the disease still is -- and how much about it we have yet to learn.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Increased Hot Flash Severity and Burden Among Perimenopausal HIV-Infected Women

Sara Looby, Ph.D., summarizes a recent study that found greater severity of hot flashes among HIV-positive women going through menopause compared to an HIV-negative control group.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

An Indian Matrimonial Service for the HIV Positive

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of the study she presented at AIDS 2008.

My ...

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.