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Fracture Risk Doubled in 50- to 59-Year-Old Men With HIV

Mark Mascolini, TheBody.com; Posted May 22, 3:13 p.m. ET

Compared with a similar group of HIV-negative men, 50- to 59-year-old men with HIV in a large U.S. study had a doubled risk of fractured bones.

Life Expectancy for People With HIV Nearly Matches General Population

Warren Tong, TheBody.com; Posted May 22, 2:29 p.m. ET

Life expectancy for a person living with HIV who is on antiretroviral therapy increased by about 10 years between 1996 and 2013, according to a new study.

Trump's Global Gag Order: 5 Questions Answered

Maureen Miller, The Conversation; Posted May 19, 9:15 p.m. ET

President Trump recently signed an executive order that could obstruct nearly $8.8 billion the U.S. spends annually to fight deadly diseases abroad, including HIV. Here are five questions and answers.

This Week in HIV Research: Can 2-Drug Treatment Regimens Become the New Gold Standard?

Warren Tong and Barbara Jungwirth, TheBodyPRO.com; Posted May 19, 5:27 p.m. ET

This week, researchers argue that two-drug treatment regimens with newer drugs may be enough to suppress HIV.

Share Your Stories!

Everyone living with HIV has a story to tell. Find out how to share your own experiences in one or both of the series below, which feature the writings of readers like you.

Day One With HIV: Finding Out Your Status, in Your Own Words

Regardless of where or how it happened, the day you received your HIV-positive diagnosis was likely among the most intense days you'll ever live through. Some of TheBody.com's readers have generously shared their experiences -- to reflect on how they've changed, and so that others would know that they too can survive, and even thrive, following that fateful day. How did you get through it?


Other Sides of HIV: People Taking HIV Meds Share Stories About Side Effects

Many types of medications can save or improve lives, but they can also have unintended consequences. For some people living with HIV, taking meds can be a complicated cycle -- and for others, a Sunday stroll. Medication side effects can be mild or life altering, horrible or even pleasurable; some people living with HIV never experience any at all. It seems like everyone's got a story about side effects. What's yours?

 

NIH Statement on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day - 2017

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., and Carl W. Dieffenbach, Ph.D., National Institues of Health; Posted May 19, 3:35 p.m. ET

In honor of HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, see what progress the NIH has been making toward developing an HIV vaccine.

"Monsters Among Us" Writer Andrew Shayde on Comics and the LGBTQ Community

Charles Sanchez, TheBody.com; Posted May 19, 3:06 p.m. ET

Gay Amazing Race alum Andrew Shayde talks about how his new graphic novel sends a thumbs-up to LGBTQ kids, people with HIV and society's other outsiders.

Metrics for and Monitoring of the HIV Care Continuum

AIDS InfoNet; Posted May 18, 3:14 p.m. ET

Here are some recommendations from IAPAC on metrics for monitoring patients in the HIV care continuum.

Adolescents and the HIV Care Continuum

AIDS InfoNet; Posted May 18, 3:05 p.m. ET

Here are some recommendations from IAPAC for providing HIV care to adolescents.

My Health Tracker

My Health Tracker

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Increasing Retention in Care, ART Adherence and Viral Suppression

AIDS InfoNet; Posted May 18, 2:49 p.m. ET

How can we increase retention in HIV care, treatment adherence and viral suppression? Here are some recommendations.

Increasing HIV Treatment Coverage

AIDS InfoNet; Posted May 18, 2:18 p.m. ET

How can we increase HIV treatment, which is recommended for all people living with HIV, regardless of CD4 count? Here are some recommendations.

Increasing HIV Testing Coverage and Linkage to Care

AIDS InfoNet; Posted May 17, 10:02 p.m. ET

How can we increase HIV testing and improve linkage to care? Here are some recommendations.

Optimizing the HIV Care Environment

AIDS InfoNet; Posted May 17, 9:27 p.m. ET

What is the HIV care environment and how can we improve it? Here are some recommendations.


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