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Actor Charlie Sheen revealed this month that he has achieved an undetectable viral load by taking PRO 140, a weekly injectable HIV drug that's currently being studied.
One of the main goals of starting HIV treatment is to achieve an undetectable viral load. But what about your CD4 count? Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H., sheds some light on why CD4 counts are not as important.
If you're doing well with a treatment regimen and have achieved an undetectable viral load, you might think, "Don't fix what's not broken." But what happens if your doctor recommends a change in your regimen?
Whether it's Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Donald Trump or the passing of Nancy Reagan, HIV continues to have a long cultural reach. Here are five HIV-related stories making waves in mainstream media that we're discussing.
If you've been following the news, no doubt you've heard about the current Zika outbreak, which has been drawing comparisons to the HIV pandemic. So, what is Zika, and how does it compare with HIV?
Whether it's Charlie Sheen and the latest fake cure or Miss Universe, HIV continues to have a long cultural reach. Here are five HIV-related stories making waves in mainstream media that we're discussing.
On Nov. 17, Charlie Sheen disclosed his HIV status on the Today show. He sat down to speak with Matt Lauer, and was later joined by his doctor Robert Huizenga, M.D. Here are some quotes from the interview and analysis of their scientific accuracy....
Watch comedian John Oliver provide a humorous, but poignant, take on how the lack of sex education and push for abstinence-only programs in the U.S. leaves young students feeling ashamed and ignorant when they do engage in sexual activity.
Senior science editor Warren Tong remembers the late Bob Munk, a pioneer in AIDS activism and founder of AIDS InfoNet, a guiding light in HIV education.
Let's take a look at some key facts in our current progress toward an HIV vaccine. Our friends at AVAC created an infographic to highlight some important numbers and figures.