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Another Reason To Treat Your HIV ASAPIf you start ARV treatment during the acute infection phase, you can significantly reduce gut damage and inflammation in your body. That could lower your chances of HIV-related heart disease and cognitive impairment down the line.

Another Reason To Treat Your HIV ASAP

If you start ARV treatment during the acute infection phase, you can significantly reduce gut damage and inflammation in your body. That could lower your chances of HIV-related heart disease and cognitive impairment down the line.

Russia Proposes Fingerprinting All People With HIVA member of parliament has put forward a bill that would make it mandatory for all HIV-positive Russian citizens and foreigners visiting the country to be put in a national database…. #sketch

Russia Proposes Fingerprinting All People With HIV

A member of parliament has put forward a bill that would make it mandatory for all HIV-positive Russian citizens and foreigners visiting the country to be put in a national database…. #sketch

Providing TaSP When Stuck Between a Rock & a Hard Place

In the absence of universal antiretroviral (ARV) treatment, should we prioritize on providing HIV meds to the main drivers of the epidemic first before making them available to the rest of the population? This new theory from aidsmap says yes.

If countries followed the idea, it would mean injection drug users and female sex workers would be treated before all other at-risk groups.

Coming Back From ZeroThink you’re all set now that you’re on HIV meds? Not so fast. In his latest blog, Aundaray Guess reflects on what it’s like to witness the consequences of not fully adhering to his regimen (AIDS, resistance, perpetually low CD4 counts & all).

Coming Back From Zero

Think you’re all set now that you’re on HIV meds? Not so fast. In his latest blog, Aundaray Guess reflects on what it’s like to witness the consequences of not fully adhering to his regimen (AIDS, resistance, perpetually low CD4 counts & all).

There’s No Shame in Remembering


Kids who lost parents to AIDS in their formative years were often taught that truth-telling is dangerous business. But now, Alysia Abbott and Whitney Joiner’s new online community project urges those now adult children to shake off the secrecy of losing their parents to AIDS.

Treatment: HIV Still Found in Semen of Some Fully Suppressed MenDespite an undetectable viral load, HIV may be intermittently present in men’s semen, with fluctuations occurring in the course of only an hour. Was the PARTNER study wrong? Is transmission still possible?

Treatment: HIV Still Found in Semen of Some Fully Suppressed Men

Despite an undetectable viral load, HIV may be intermittently present in men’s semen, with fluctuations occurring in the course of only an hour. Was the PARTNER study wrong? Is transmission still possible?

Fish Oil For HIV? The Latest ResearchPOZ Blogger Mike Barr overviews Consumer Labs’ latest review: Omega 3’s found specifically in marine critters (not seeds!) have the best potential for improving your cardiovascular health, cognitive function, depression, inflammatory diseases and even some skin problems. Important to know for folks with HIV, who are at a higher risk for all 5 of these conditions. But know the doses and the types you need.

Fish Oil For HIV? The Latest Research

POZ Blogger Mike Barr overviews Consumer Labs’ latest review: Omega 3’s found specifically in marine critters (not seeds!) have the best potential for improving your cardiovascular health, cognitive function, depression, inflammatory diseases and even some skin problems.

Important to know for folks with HIV, who are at a higher risk for all 5 of these conditions. But know the doses and the types you need.

HIV and Opioid Epidemics Chart Similar Paths1) They both affect young people who are otherwise healthy. 2) They both cause people to face huge amounts of social stigma. 3) This stigma then compromises care. 4) And the death rates for the two epidemics are shockingly similar.
Researchers are now asking, ‘Can we use the same HIV human-rights approach we used in the 80’s for opioid addicts, or will they get left behind?’

HIV and Opioid Epidemics Chart Similar Paths

1) They both affect young people who are otherwise healthy. 2) They both cause people to face huge amounts of social stigma. 3) This stigma then compromises care. 4) And the death rates for the two epidemics are shockingly similar.

Researchers are now asking, ‘Can we use the same HIV human-rights approach we used in the 80’s for opioid addicts, or will they get left behind?’

Help Honor Ryan White’s Legacy: Takes One Minute

Sign this petition to ensure the government doesn’t slash the CARE Act. Why? Watch Shawn Decker’s video to see how important the law really is.

Social Media Heroes: The Stigma Project

CEO Chris Richey is working hard to tailor HIV outreach and education for the next at-risk generation. ASO’s: take note.