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Sonny Shadouh
The U.S. is spending millions of dollars to develop a vaginal ring designed to help prevent HIV. The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) received an award from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the ongoing research of an HIV-prevention device for women. Combined with previous awards, this new grant (to be...
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On World Development Information Day, we look at an innovative HIV self-testing app being introduced to all UNAIDS Fast-Track Cities which aims to bridge the divide between testing, treatment and care. New technologies have the potential to dramatically alter the course of the HIV epidemic, by providing creative solutions to age-old problems. While we have...
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Researchers say that a higher coffee intake could lower the risk of all-cause death for patients with HIV-HCV co-infection. Coffee does a lot more than make human interaction possible before 10 am. Scientists have found more compelling evidence that this ancient drink might hold some far-reaching health benefits. A new study by French scientists has...
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In a historic letter, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention support the science behind “Undetectable Equals Untransmittable.” After hundreds of other experts and HIV organizations have already signed on to a pledge that recognizes that people living with HIV whose treatment has brought their viral load to an undetectable level — which is nearly...
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As far as viruses go, transmitting HIV is actually a bit difficult. You are most at risk of passing the virus on to someone else when you are first diagnosed. Fortunately, there are many ways to avoid transmission. Here are the top seven. 1. Become undetectable: Stay on HIV medication and get your viral load...
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No one should have to suffer an illness that can be managed through education and proper medication. One of the most important films of the last few years is “How to Survive a Plague.” It’s a documentary about the early days of the AIDS epidemic, and it’s an important reminder of the horror of that...
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Let’s get one thing clear: STI checks are nothing to be coy about. We all have sex. Well, a majority of us do, and yes, sometimes people contract STIs or STDs. And sure, the pendants among us will note that STIs and STDs are technically different, in the sense that the former constitutes as an...
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Attempting to reach underserved markets, Gilead Sciences plans to use popular dating sites, Tumblr and Snapchat as part of its new marketing strategy. Studies have shown that the use of PrEP is phenomenally low in African-American and Latinx communities, with only 10 percent having ever practiced it in the state of California. And, according to...
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