Research roundup: September 2019 edition
We’ve searched the journals and read the practice updates to round up this month’s top research and guidelines on birth control, sexual health, abortion, STIs, and more! read the full article »U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable)
Talking to your patients with HIV about their transmission risk
People living with HIV often have questions about the risk of passing HIV to their negative partners. Recent research has shown HIV treatment with antiretriviral therapy (ART) antiretroviral therapy (ART) to maintain consistently undetectable levels of HIV are effectively unable to transmit HIV to their sexual partners, commonly referred to as U=U or “Undetectable = Untransmittable.read the full article »Birth control when you’re living with HIV/AIDS
Taking medication for HIV? Here's what you should know to avoid an accidental pregnancy.
If you are one of the 1.1 million people in the U.S. living with HIV or AIDS, you might have heard that your choices of birth control are limited. The good news is that many methods—including some of the most effective ones—should still work well for you. What you can use depends on whether you are taking anti-retroviral medicine (a.k.a. ARVs) and what your overall health is like. So let’s talk details.read the full article »