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Check Out That Hair!

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Want to know if you're likely to succeed on a protease inhibitor'based regimen but scared to death of needles? Have your doctor take a look at your hair instead of your blood. A study in the February 20 issue of the journal AIDS shows that antiretroviral concentrations in one's hair is a strong reflection of medication levels in the body over weeks to months. Higher hair-based drug levels were linked with better long-term viral suppression, the researchers said.

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Ryan is the Digital Director of The Advocate Channel, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Department of Dramatic Writing. She is also a member of GALECA, the LGBTQ+ society of entertainment critics. While her specialties are television writing and comedy, Ryan is a young member of the LGBTQ+ community passionate about politics and advocating for all.

Ryan is the Digital Director of The Advocate Channel, and a graduate of NYU Tisch's Department of Dramatic Writing. She is also a member of GALECA, the LGBTQ+ society of entertainment critics. While her specialties are television writing and comedy, Ryan is a young member of the LGBTQ+ community passionate about politics and advocating for all.