Gaming Toward a Healthier Life? Smartphone Game Improves Medical Care for HIV Positive Young Men Who Have Sex with Men

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 READ MORE

Does stopping and then re-starting HIV treatment harm the patient? HIV treatment interruption doesn’t lead to irreparable damage to immune cells and increases in HIV levels after treatment is started again

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.

Pregnant HIV-Positive Women In East Africa Sometimes Quit Treatment Healthy HIV-positive pregnant women drop out of their treatment programs more often than healthy HIV-positive non-pregnant women

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 READ MORE

Don’t Wait! If HIV Positive, Start Treatment Right Away The benefits of starting treatment for HIV right away outweigh the slight increased risk of HIV drug resistance

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 READ MORE