This Week in HIV Research: An Outbreak in West Virginia

This Week in HIV Research: An Outbreak in West Virginia

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In our latest romp through reputable medical publications in search of HIV-related items of note, we learn about:

  • An HIV outbreak in West Virginia that has spurred enhanced HIV prevention services.
  • Disappointing results from a text-message based continuum-of-care intervention among vulnerable people living with HIV.
  • New findings suggesting that risk compensation can potentially occur among young men who have sex with men who begin pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
  • A potential connection between inflammation, frailty, and cytomegalovirus infection among older men.

Read on for additional information regarding each of these studies. To beat HIV, you have to follow the science!

Image Credit: klenger for iStock via Thinkstock

In our latest romp through reputable medical publications in search of HIV-related items of note, we learn about:

  • An HIV outbreak in West Virginia that has spurred enhanced HIV prevention services.
  • Disappointing results from a text-message based continuum-of-care intervention among vulnerable people living with HIV.
  • New findings suggesting that risk compensation can potentially occur among young men who have sex with men who begin pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
  • A potential connection between inflammation, frailty, and cytomegalovirus infection among older men.

Read on for additional information regarding each of these studies. To beat HIV, you have to follow the science!

Image Credit: klenger for iStock via Thinkstock