Latest by Liz Highleyman
Until recently, trying to find good information about HIV among transgender people was an exercise in frustration. New approaches are making a huge difference.
Presenters at the 2015 National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) emphasized that sterile syringe access prevents HIV and hepatitis C transmission, yet the U.S. continues to ban use of federal funds for this purpose.
Whether it's for gay men, women or transgender individuals, research on PrEP for many populations is still underway.
Over a decade ago, doctors in Europe began reporting clusters of new hepatitis C infections among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men. Today many believe that sex is a leading cause of HCV among men who have sex with men (MSM), especially those with HI...
Can a spoon full of sugar help this medicine go down? Liz Highleyman walks through the good and bad of the newest hep C drugs.
A new campaign from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has kicked off another round of controversy about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and how to interpret data from prevention studies. The AHF ad features a chart showing overall efficacy in eight...
The risk of transmitting HIV when you have an undetectable viral load can be almost negligible -- especially when using other protection, like PrEP or condoms. What does that mean for the love lives of people with HIV?
Health care providers should advise people at "substantial risk" about pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to prevent HIV infection, according to new guidelines issued today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The FDA approved Tru...
The "safer sex toolkit" is expanding, making condomless sex less taboo than it once was -- at least according to a group of gay men in San Francisco.