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Binge drinking more likely to cause death or liver problems in people with HIV

A recent Swiss study looked at mortality (death) and liver disease among people living with HIV by their drinking habits. Compared to all other drinking patterns, people living with HIV who reported binge drinking were more likely to die and more likely to experience liver problems. There was no difference in these outcomes for people… Read More »

Glasgow outreach service shows the feasibility of PrEP for people who inject drugs

A proactive, outreach-based service for people who inject drugs has successfully delivered the HIV prevention medication PrEP in the midst of Glasgow’s HIV outbreak, Dr Ceilidh Grimshaw of Sandyford told the virtual British HIV Association conference this week. Very few PrEP programmes for people who inject drugs have reported results and ongoing engagement with healthcare… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

Is ‘Alaskan Bush People’ Fake? Why Fans Have Been Wondering This for Years

Alaskan Bush People is an unscripted reality TV show on the Discovery Channel. The wildly-entertaining show has been on the air since 2014, but over the years, fans have started to wonder whether or not it’s real. One thing’s for certain: Alaskan Bush People is a wild, wild form of entertainment. (And we’re not just… Read More »