Roger Pebody is the managing editor at NAM, a nonprofit organization in the United Kingdom that publishes news, information, and educational materials about HIV. He runs the day-to-day content operations at aidsmap, NAM's flagship site, for which he has worked since 2008.
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Whether the idea of getting tested for HIV frightens you, feels like a compulsion, or is simply something you’re curious about, remember that you have control over when and where you get tested.
Thinking you might have HIV can be scary, and there's a lot of confusing and conflicting information out there. We're here to dispel myths and dish out the truth.
We've received tens of thousands of questions from people agonizing over HIV exposure. Uncertainty can be terrifying -- but many common fears don’t pose HIV risk.
People living with HIV on effective treatment and who have an undetectable viral load have a negligible risk of sexual transmission of HIV. Here's why.
Smoking could both shorten your life and have a significant impact on your quality of life. These effects seem particularly more severe for individuals living with HIV.
Condoms are a barrier between a body fluid containing HIV and body tissues susceptible to HIV infection. Here's what you need to know about condoms today, when PrEP and HIV treatment also can reduce transmission risks.
Stories of an HIV cure in the news suggest that a British man took an experimental treatment and now scientists cannot find a trace of HIV in his body. Not so fast. Here's what really happened.
PrEP dosing scheduled around sex may be an option for MSM and trans women whose main HIV risk is receiving anal sex, in particular those who have sex quite frequently and with some degree of planning or predictability.
Body shape changes remain a reality for some people living with HIV. But where do they happen in the body? And what kind of changes are we talking about? Roger Pebody explains.
Scraping curd-like white lesions on the tongue may help a healthcare professional diagnose the cause of the lesions. When they are caused by thrush (candidiasis) they may come off temporarily, but the tongue may bleed.
Scraping helps a healthcare pr...