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THEBODY PRO UPDATE – JUNE 13TH 2017

Top Stories on TheBodyPRO.com: June 13, 2017 The Power of Positive Thinking Could Help Lower Viral Load The power of positive thinking might extend well beyond emotional well-being to include physical benefits such as lower viral load in people with HIV, according to new research. Read more Tweet us! For even more of the latest […]

THEBODY PRO – UPDATE JUNE 6TH 2-17

Top Stories on TheBodyPRO.com: June 6, 2017 In the Vanguard of HIV Vaccine Research An interview with Dan Barouch, M.D., Ph.D., on the key challenges in vaccine development, potentially curing HIV and why we should be excited about antibodies. Read more Tweet us! For even more of the latest HIV updates and news stories, or […]

THEBODYPRO NEWS UPDATE – MAY 30TH 2017

Top Stories on TheBodyPRO.com: May 30, 2017 Depression Not Tied to Mortality Risk in Current Treatment Era Experiencing symptoms of depression had no impact on risk of all-cause mortality in a 2005-2014 U.S. study of people with HIV. Read more Tweet us! For even more of the latest HIV updates and news stories, or to […]

AIDS MAP UPDATE – JUNE 13TH 2017

News from aidsmap Belgium, Portugal and Brazil will provide PrEP through their health services; Morocco announces a PrEP study In the last two weeks, several countries have announced that they will soon launch pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) programmes. On 19 May, Belgium announced that it would start rolling out PrEP provision and had set aside €1 […]

AIDS MAP UPDATE – MAY 30TH 2017

News from HR17 Canadian Minister of Health opens International Harm Reduction Conference amid controversy over overdose deaths The 25th International Harm Reduction Conference (HR17) in Montréal, Canada, kicked off with a dramatic opening session, featuring Jane Philpott, Canadian Minister of Health, along with a group of angry protesters chanting ‘They talk, we die’. Read more […]

AIDSMAP UPDATE – MAY 15

Life expectancy now near-normal in people with CD4 counts over 350 a year after starting therapy A large study of 88,504 people with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART), published in The Lancet journal and reported widely in the news, has found substantial improvements in life expectancy in people with HIV who started ART after 2008, […]

Body Pro – In HIV News: Treating PTSD in Long-Term Survivors and more

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Long-Term Survivors: There Are Solutions Many long-term survivors of HIV remain locked in painful and disabling emotional states. But with awareness and treatment, PTSD need not create even more casualties among lives shaped by traumatic events. Read More This Week in HIV Research: Non-AIDS Cancers More Common as People With HIV […]

aidsmap news: News from the International Liver Congress

News from the 2017 International Liver Congress EASL releases updated hepatitis B guidelines at International Liver Congress The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) presented revised clinical practice guidelines for the management of hepatitis B virus infection – the first update since 2012 – during a special session at its International Liver […]

NAM AIDS Map – April 26, 2017

26 April 2017 HIV-positive mothers going hungry in order to pay for formula milk Switching to generic HIV drugs cuts costs without compromising effectiveness Getting access to hepatitis C treatment Editors’ picks from other sources HIV-positive mothers going hungry in order to pay for formula milk Many HIV-positive nursing mothers in London are struggling to […]

The Body PRO – April 25, 2017

Top Stories on TheBodyPRO.com: April 25, 2017 What Needs to Happen for PrEP to Reach All Who Need It? We asked providers and community leaders what they thought needed to happen for PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) to reach everybody who needs it. Read more We’re on Twitter! For even more of the latest HIV updates and […]