Treatment as Prevention

LifeGuide A community perspective on PrEP delves into its pros & cons by Jeannie Gibbs Post-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the provision of antiretrovirals (ARVs) to HIV-negative...

Status Update

LifeGuide Based in San Diego, a prevention model aims to reach everyone Everybody should be tested for HIV. That message is the basis for Lead...

Cutting Glass

A study links anal sex & meth to increased HCV rates among MSMs by Larry Buhl LifeGuide For decades it has been the conventional wisdom that...

When in Rome

The 6th IAS Pathogenesis Conference doesn't really end after the closing session by David Miller In 1987 I attended my first AIDS conference, beginning twenty-four years...

Screen Time

A new study indicates age-based screening can lower hepatitis c mortality by Larry Buhl LifeGuide It is well understood that early detection can prevent serious complications...

Sweet Heart

A statin challenges the drug interaction status quo by Chael Needle LifeGuide Maintaining appropriate levels of lipids (fats or fat-like substances in the blood)—“good” cholesterol (HDL-C),...

Coffee, Pot

Can Caffeine and Cannabis Be Helpful for HCV and HIV? by Larry Buhl Doctors agree that lifestyle choices, such as food and substance intake, play a...

Speed Test

An antigen and antibody combo assay zeroes in on acute infection Treatment Horizons by Chael Needle The diagnosis of acute HIV infection, when the virus is...

Early Bird

Study results show immediate treatment holds promise as a prevention tool by Chael Needle Treatment and prevention make good bedfellows. That’s the idea underscoring the results...

Hurdles Cleared

Approved by the fda, telaprevir and boceprevir usher in a new era of treatment by Larry Buhl The first breakthrough treatments for liver disease to...

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