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Timothy Ray Brown at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) in Portland, Oregon

The Berlin Patient, the First Person Ever Cured of HIV, on Taking PrEP: "I Want a Full Sexual Life"

Timothy Ray Brown, known as "the Berlin patient," has begun taking PrEP to make sure he doesn't have to deal with an HIV diagnosis -- again.

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This Week in HIV Research: Much Ado About Lipids

Oct. 17, 2019: Tesamorelin as treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; reversing lipid changes via TDF => TAF => TDF; statin use and reduced chronic kidney disease risk; statin use and (no) reduced HIV persistence.

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This Week in HIV Research: The Reality of Disparity

Sept. 26, 2019: Racial disparities in the PrEP continuum; HIV and ocular syphilis; Kaposi sarcoma among people with well-suppressed HIV; modifiable risk factors in the management of chronic kidney disease.

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This Week in HIV Research: Sex, Drugs, and Broken Bones

Aug. 8, 2019: Casual sex partners increase among U.S. MSM; why some MSM undervalue PrEP; proteinuria prevalence and fracture risk; cannabis, cocaine, and inflammation in people living with HIV.

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New Drug Approved for Complicated Urinary Tract and Intra-Abdominal Infections

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a three-drug regimen to treat complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections, both of which can be especially problematic for people living with HIV.

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This Week in HIV Research: The Science of Risk

Traditional factors vs. HIV-specific factors in non-communicable complications; frailty and fracture risk among women; lipid measurements and coronary risks; new data on efavirenz and birth defects.

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This Week in HIV Research: Renal Upsides for Tenofovir Alafenamide

E/C/F/TAF viability for dialysis patients; TAF safety following renal damage; mental health needs for American Indians; parenting desires of people with HIV.

After Hepatitis C Cure, Kidney Problems Linked to Cocaine Use Img

After Hepatitis C Cure, Kidney Problems Linked to Cocaine Use

For people who used cocaine after being cured of HCV, the health of their kidneys declined at a relatively rapid pace.

Three Kidney Metrics Worse With HIV Than Without in Aging Adults Img

Three Kidney Metrics Worse With HIV Than Without in Aging Adults

Having HIV infection raised the chances of impaired kidney function by three standard measures in a Dutch comparison of aging adults living with versus without HIV.

Switching to Genoya Plus Prezista Maintains Viral Suppression, Improves Renal Markers Img

Switching to Genoya Plus Prezista Maintains Viral Suppression, Improves Renal Markers

Switching from a suppressive five-drug regimen to Genvoya and Prezista proved virologically noninferior to maintaining the initial regimen at 24 weeks and virologically superior at 48 weeks.