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Latest by Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

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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...

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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...

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Hepatitis C

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.

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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.

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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.

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India

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 ...

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Men Who Have Sex With Men

PFLAG's Work to End Homophobia Can Help Prevent HIV

Hi, this is Terri Wilder reporting from AIDS 2008. I have with me John Cepek, the national board president of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays* [PFLAG] in the United States. John, could you tell us a little bit about your organiza...

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Conference Coverage

Genital Beading: A Risk Factor for HIV in Taiwanese Men

I'm at a poster entitled, "Genital Beading as the Predictor of HIV Status in Male Drug Offenders in Taiwan."1 I'm here with one of the researchers. Could you please introduce yourself?

My name is Tony Szu-Hsien Lee. I am from National Taiwan Normal ...

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Conference Coverage

Castleman's Disease: Incidence Is Rising Among HIV-Infected Patients

This is Terri Wilder* with The Body, and I've just finished watching a presentation by Professor Mark Bower of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in the United Kingdom. He presented information on Castleman's disease in persons living with HIV.*

Could...

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Drug Interactions of Protease Inhibitors and Psychiatric Medications

Taken from an article by Dan H. Karasic and James W. Dilley

Antiretroviral drugs -- especially protease inhibitors -- may interact with medications used to treat mood and anxiety disorders. Protease inhibitors have varying degrees of inhibition of t...