June 5, 2014

AIDS SURVIVORS SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO CONVENED ON JUNE 5, 2014 NATIONAL HIV/AIDS LONG-TERM SURVIVORS AWARENESS DAY

San Francisco, CA — June 5, 2014 is the first-ever National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day (NHALTSAD). On that day, Let’s Kick ASS—AIDS Survivor Syndrome convenes the AIDS Survivors Summit/San Francisco 2014at […]
June 5, 2014

Bill sponsored by HIV-Positive Legislator Advances Tuesday to Help People with HIV-related Lipodystrophy

The bill was sponsored by Carl Sciortino, one of the nation’s few openly gay and openly HIV-positive legislators. The 35-year-old has since stepped down from the legislature to […]
June 5, 2014

Statin Therapy Does Not Improve Cardiovascular Risk for Patients With HIV and Low HDL

The main lipid abnormality of people living with HIV is low high density lipoprotein (HDL).  There are 5 subfractions of HDL: 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, and 3c, […]
May 28, 2014

New CDC Guidelines: People at Risk for HIV Should Consider Truvada PrEP

Healthcare providers should advise people at “substantial risk” for HIV infection about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) using tenofovir/emtricitabine, or Truvada, according to new guidelines issued by the U.S. […]