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New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV

By Serena Gordon, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is typically a manageable infection, but medications that keep the virus at bay don't work for everyone. Now, researchers have...
Posted 12/20/2018

When Meds Suppress HIV, Odds of Sexual Transmission Near Zero: Review

By Amy Norton, HealthDay ReporterMONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When someone with HIV has the virus suppressed with medication, there is virtually no chance of passing it on to sex partners, a new review concludes.The Public Health...
Posted 12/07/2018
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What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at myHIVteam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with HIV isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To share what you're...
Posted 11/20/2018
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New Therapy May Control HIV Without Daily Pills

By Amy Norton, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Sept. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of two HIV-fighting antibodies can suppress the virus in some patients, even after they stop standard drugs, a preliminary trial has shown.Researchers...
Posted 11/09/2018

Could Gene Therapy Someday Eliminate HIV?

By Alan Mozes, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Gene therapy may have the potential to eradicate HIV in people infected with the virus, new animal research suggests.The science centers around the use of "chimeric...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak ChopraWe all experience fear....
Posted 09/09/2018
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Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

"But that's not the way it's supposed to be!" is a common thing we say when our expectations fall short. It happens to all of us. Some members of myHIVteam have found the practice of "allowing and letting be" in the midst of a trying to be a way...
Posted 08/30/2018
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What fruits and vegetables are in season?

One way to eat a healthier diet and include more fruits and vegetables is to eat what’s seasonally available. There’s a farmer’s market close to the office, so this past week's purchases were a cantaloupe, some basil, a couple of peaches. Time for...
Posted 08/26/2018
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The Importance of Trusting Yourself

Studies have shown that the more we take ownership of our condition, the more engaged we are in maintaining behaviors that help us live better.An important factor in having the confidence to take this ownership is self-trust."If something doesn't...
Posted 08/16/2018
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HIV: Cause, Prevention, and Risk Factors

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the cause of HIV infection. HIV infects a specific type of immune system cells called CD4 lymphocytes or T-helper cells. The role of healthy CD4 cells is to organize other immune cells to respond to infection,...
Posted 08/16/2018
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