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In the United States, young men who have sex with men (MSM) are at higher risk for being infected with HIV, and are experiencing problems at various stages of HIV care, including getting on medication, staying on medication, and treating their HIV effectively. There is a large need for interventions tailored…

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As the medications for HIV have gotten more effective, people are living longer with HIV. However, as people living with HIV get older, they are more likely to also develop different problems or diseases, two of which include the viral infection Hepatitis C and Alcohol Use Disorder (alcoholism).  The interaction…

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Caroline, our resident HIV expert, updates us on some new knowledge about what happens when HIV positive patients stop and restart their medications. Is this a dangerous thing? Find out here.

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Once someone is diagnosed with HIV, it is important for them to get on HIV treatment as soon as possible. One especially important group is pregnant women. Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV is an imperative step to halting the HIV epidemic, so the World Health Organization in 2013 put forth the…

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Human immunodeficiency virus, more commonly known as HIV, is one of the deadliest infectious diseases around the world. However, there are now medications available to help stop this disease. Once people get tested for HIV and come back as positive for the virus, the guidelines from around the world are now to get on…

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A quarter of patients who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United States are also infected with Hepatitis C virus (HCV). When a person is infected with more than one virus, it is called a co-infection. Co-infected individuals have greater health problems than if they were just infected with…

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Researchers found a gene that, when it is suppressed, reduces injury to the heart valve during the sleep/wake transition in mice. Who knew that the circadian rhythm genes could have such a profound impact on our physiology?