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Everyone living with HIV has a story to tell. Find out how to share your own experiences in the series below, which feature the writings of your Body like you.

BTAN Chicago’s Maxx Boykin: ‘Why Is HIV Criminalized? Is Your HIV Care Provider the Right Fit for You? What Are the Factors That Make Women in the U. What Encourages Black and Latinx Trans Women to Take PrEP? AR Chair Kenneth Cole Must Be Replaced.

Injection Drug Use-Related HIV Cases Increase in Massachusetts — Is This the Start of a Trend? Could We Safely Reduce the Frequency of Treatments for HIV-Positive People? An entry in Get Outta My Head, You Crazy Virus! Antron Reshaud Olukayode Died of AIDS.

This HIV Survivor Quit Smoking to Vape. If I’m on HIV Meds, Should I Still Consider PrEP? Is There an Aggressive Strain of HIV Coming From Cuba? What’s Worse: Avoiding Meds or Forgetting Doses? Do Multiple Sex Encounters Reduce PrEP Effectiveness?

Can My HIV Meds Cause Depression? PrEP: What If My Partner Has Truvada Resistance? How Quickly Will PrEP Protect a Top? How Can I Get My Sleep Back? Is There Any Hope for People Living With HIV? What’s the Right Schedule for PrEP?

Are You at Risk for HIV? Separate and Unequal Access Frames Discussion at CROI Panel on U. Who Tends to Gain Weight With HIV Treatment? The Body is a service of Remedy Health Media, LLC, 750 3rd Avenue, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10017. The Body and its logos are trademarks of Remedy Health Media, LLC, and its subsidiaries, which owns the copyright of The Body’s homepage, topic pages, page designs and HTML code. The Body is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services.

The information provided through The Body should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, consult your health care provider. This video is no longer available for streaming. Once nurture seemed clearly distinct from nature. Now it appears that our diets and lifestyles can change the expression of our genes. By influencing a network of chemical switches within our cells collectively known as the epigenome.

This new understanding may lead us to potent new medical therapies. Epigenetic cancer therapy, for one, already seems to be yielding promising results. CHEERFUL NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON: Did you ever notice that if you get to know two identical twins, they might look alike, but they’re always subtly different? CANTANKEROUS NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON: Yep, whatever.

CHEERFUL NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON: As they get older, those differences can get more pronounced. Two people start out the same but their appearance and their health can diverge. For instance, you have more gray hair. Identical twins have the same DNA, exact same genes.

March 11th, 2018
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