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People Living With HIV and Disabilities Are Doing It for Themselves

New York City's HIV planning body looks at recommendations for ensuring services meet needs of people with disabilities.

First Kidney Transplant From Donor Living With HIV Challenges Longstanding Stigma Img

First Kidney Transplant From Donor Living With HIV Challenges Longstanding Stigma

"Society perceives me and people like me as people who bring death," said Nina Martinez, the first HIV-positive organ donor. "And I can't figure out any better way to show that people like me can bring life."

Q&A on Dolutegravir Use in Women of Childbearing Age Img

Q&A on Dolutegravir Use in Women of Childbearing Age

Questions and answers on potential risk of neural tube defects in infants born to women who were taking dolutegravir (DTG) at the time of conception.

Using Lessons From HIV Activism, People With 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Fight for the #MillionsMissing Img

Using Lessons From HIV Activism, People With 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Fight for the #MillionsMissing

The onset of mysterious, severe symptoms led Terri Wilder to a diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), or chronic fatigue syndrome. Using lessons learned from her years of HIV activism, Wilder promotes ME awareness against indifference and bias....

Exploring the Possible Dangers of HIV and Zika Coinfection Among Pregnant Women and Newborn Children Img

Exploring the Possible Dangers of HIV and Zika Coinfection Among Pregnant Women and Newborn Children

In response to the Zika epidemic, the National Institutes for Health (NIH) has launched a study to shed light on how coinfection with HIV and Zika impact maternal and fetal health.

PrEP and Lactic Acidosis Warnings: 'Context Matters' Img

PrEP and Lactic Acidosis Warnings: 'Context Matters'

Are safety warnings about lactic acidosis and severe liver problems a reason for PrEP users to be concerned, despite no previously reported cases? Damon Jacobs investigates.

Higher Diabetes Rate in People With HIV Highlights Importance of Prevention and Monitoring Img

Higher Diabetes Rate in People With HIV Highlights Importance of Prevention and Monitoring

The diabetes rate is about 4% higher in people with HIV than in the general U.S. population -- highlighting the importance of early monitoring for and prevention of diabetes.

Prior Pneumonia, Smoking, and Drinking Explain Higher Lung Cancer Risk With HIV Img

Prior Pneumonia, Smoking, and Drinking Explain Higher Lung Cancer Risk With HIV

A past pneumonia episode largely explained a higher risk of lung cancer in people living with HIV, according to a large study in California. Smoking and alcohol abuse also contributed to the higher risk.

HIV/AIDS Community Leaders Bring Swift Opposition of Ebola Quarantine to State Officials Img

HIV/AIDS Community Leaders Bring Swift Opposition of Ebola Quarantine to State Officials

The first sign of an epidemic is the spread of illness. The second is the spread of hysteria -- which not only punishes victims but impedes treatment and public education. Political leaders and public health experts know this terrible cycle, and yet ...

Acting Up for Ebola: International HIV Activists Launch Solidarity Call Img

Acting Up for Ebola: International HIV Activists Launch Solidarity Call

"We in the HIV movement really have something to offer The art of how to have indignity and shared righteousness, where we come together across movements. It's already late, but now's the time."