Lily&Q’s say…With all the buzz in the HIV community about reducing HIV transmission rates around the world, these articles explore PrEP and how implementing it can be a start for people who are at high risk because of their lifestyles and choices. FDA Approves First Generic Version of Gilead’s HIV Drug Truvada Wednesday, June 28,… Continue Reading PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis):The Future of HIV Risk Reduction? Implications, Implementation & Inhibitions
Lily&Q’s say…Here are a few samplings from the web on News in May with topics ranging from Women & the Ring to HIV care helping finally to increase life expectancy for HIV+’s. MTN begins first trial of new dapivirine ring with both anti-HIV drug and contraceptive May 3, 2017 From: Medical Express A vaginal ring… Continue Reading May 2017 HIV Updates Catching Our Eye
Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV—for me, for you, for everyone. National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be observed nationwide on Friday, May 19 this year. Founded by the Banyan Tree Project with support from the CDC-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others, this awareness/testing event is a… Continue Reading Asian and Pacific Islander Awareness Day Friday, May 19, 2016:
Scientists have found a way to tether HIV-fighting antibodies to immune cells, “creating a cell population resistant to the virus. Their experiments under lab conditions show that these resistant cells can quickly replace diseased cells potentially curing the disease in a person with HIV.” Lily&Q’s think… “Hold YOUR horses, Lily” it is only RESEARCH at… Continue Reading “New Approach Makes Cells Resistant To HIV – ScienceDaily
Lily&Q’s say… Being transfixed on transgender seems to be “all the rage”, here lately. T.V. hasn’t helped spread the truth in most cases, either. Go figure. Even though the NC Governor has temporarily put it on hold, North Carolina representatives recently debated and passed a law that a person must urinate(pee) and defecate (pooh) in… Continue Reading To Be Transgender:Lily&Q’s Introduction Part 1
Get Tested for STD’s including HIV Today! Knowing your STD status will give you peace-of-mind and help protect the Community around you! It starts with YOU and doing it today is the first place to begin!
Make 2017 YOUR start to a Healthier life! Protect your Future! Continue Reading Start the New Year Right-Know Your Status
“The times they are a changing…” is quite an understatement since we are about ready to see what our new President of the United States will react and respond to in his first 100 days in office. This article caught our eye because it talks about the stress and irritability that comes with not knowing… Continue Reading Emotional Survival Skills for Dangerous Times – Living Well With HIV – TheBody.com
We never thought we’d live this long, so what now? For some of us who were offered Hospice care at one time or another in our diagnosis we are shocked and somewhat intimidated by outliving a death diagnosis. Here are some noteworthy reads on aging and being HIV/AIDS. More research is being done every day,… Continue Reading Aging & HIV-Who would have Thunk it?
As those of us with HIV continue to live longer, “aged-related” ailments are now becoming more of a reality for us-One we never thought we’d be around to deal with! After all, “A.I.D.S.-related illnesses” were supposed to have already killed us as they did many of our lovers and friends, but here we are “Long-term… Continue Reading Eyes Over 40+
LilyQBlog says…The Diagnosis is the biggest hurdle…Part 1 of 2 Continue Reading Lily’s HIV Diagnosis-Part 1 “It was 1990…”