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Saskatchewan tries 'new and innovative' way to expand HIV testing

Saskatchewan tries 'new and innovative' way to expand HIV testing
- Pharmacists in Regina are at the forefront of a new HIV testing project, sparked by the fact that one in four people who have HIV are not aware of their ...

As the number of seniors living with HIV grows, researchers examine how to better care for them

As the number of seniors living with HIV grows, researchers examine how to better care for them
- Sharyle Lyndon has fought for the rights of the HIV-positive community for decades. But now, as a senior in her 60s and a survivor of ...

Drought in Lesotho heightened HIV risk in girls

Drought in Lesotho heightened HIV risk in girls
- Adolescent girls exposed to severe drought conditions in rural Lesotho had higher rates of HIV, according to a new study led by researchers at ICAP at ...

HIV care is threatened by proposed changes to Medicare Part D

HIV care is threatened by proposed changes to Medicare Part D
- Effective treatment of HIV that begins as early as possible after infection and ... life-threatening opportunistic infections that result from untreated HIV.

Having HIV Doesn't Mean You Can't Have Kids

Having HIV Doesn't Mean You Can't Have Kids
- As an HIV activist, I hear the phrase echoed almost daily. While it is most definitely true, it falls incredibly short in describing how far we have come with ...

Effect of Marijuana Smoking on Pulmonary Disease in HIV-Infected and Uninfected Men: A ...

Effect of Marijuana Smoking on Pulmonary Disease in HIV-Infected and Uninfected Men: A ...
- Lung disease is a common comorbidity in people with HIV/AIDS, independent of smoking status. The effects of marijuana smoking on risk of lung ...

Financial incentives do not boost HIV viral suppression rate

Financial incentives do not boost HIV viral suppression rate
- Financial incentives had no effect on viral suppression among HIV-positive adults in Uganda, according to a recent study. Researchers said these ...

Undetectable=Untransmittable campaign is game-changer for those living with HIV

Undetectable=Untransmittable campaign is game-changer for those living with HIV
- The U=U campaign made a stop in Cleveland Wednesday night, an initiative to spread an important message about living with HIV.