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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: 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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This Week in HIV Research: From PrEP to Treatment, There's Always More to Learn

April 18, 2019: lamivudine/raltegravir for PrEP; feminizing hormone may impact PrEP efficacy; why TAF has a better renal profile than TDF; the role of internet dating in HIV incidence trends.

Fanconi-Like Lab Abnormalities Reported With Daily PrEP: Importance of Routine Kidney Monitoring Img

Fanconi-Like Lab Abnormalities Reported With Daily PrEP: Importance of Routine Kidney Monitoring

The first case of Fanconi syndrome associated with PrEP was reported in a poster at the 18th International Workshop on Comorbidities and Adverse Drug Reactions in HIV.

Truvada as PrEP Does Not Cause Kidney Damage, Study Suggests Img

Truvada as PrEP Does Not Cause Kidney Damage, Study Suggests

Taking Truvada (tenofovir/emtricitabine) as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has little effect on kidney function, according to a new study.

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HIV JournalView: September 2012

We tell our patients that HIV has become like other chronic diseases -- and, largely, we believe it. These patients are aging along with us, and clinic visits have become more like routine checkups with continued praise for undetectable viral loads a...