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Charlie Sheen Achieves Undetectable Viral Load With Weekly Injectable HIV Treatment Img
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Charlie Sheen Achieves Undetectable Viral Load With Weekly Injectable HIV Treatment

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.

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Do CD4 Counts Matter After Starting Treatment? An HIV Doc Responds

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.

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Should You Change a Treatment Regimen That's Working? An HIV Doc Responds

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?

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5 HIV Stories We're Talking About: From Donald Trump to Nancy Reagan

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.

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Zika Virus and HIV/AIDS: Similarities and Differences

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?

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5 HIV Stories We're Talking About: From Charlie Sheen's Fake Cure to Miss Universe

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.

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Fact-Checking Charlie Sheen's HIV Disclosure Interview

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....

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Watch John Oliver Humorously Explain the Importance of Sex Education

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.

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I Will Remember You, Bob Munk

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.

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HIV Vaccines: Our Current Progress (Infographic)

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.