This Week in HIV Research: How Discrimination Feeds Cigarette Use

This Week in HIV Research: How Discrimination Feeds Cigarette Use

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This week, our perusal of recently published HIV-related research reveals new, intriguing developments in these areas:

  • A potential link among people living with HIV between tobacco use and feeling targeted by discrimination.
  • The use of naltrexone to enhance viral suppression among HIV-positive people who are released from prison.
  • The risks of asymptomatic myocardial impairment during acute HIV infection.
  • The relationship between HIV viral suppression and the efficacy of the yellow fever vaccine.

Read on for the salient details. To beat HIV, you have to follow the science!

Barbara Jungwirth is a freelance writer and translator based in New York. Follow Barbara on Twitter: @reliabletran.

Myles Helfand is the executive editor and general manager of TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com. Follow Myles on Twitter: @MylesatTheBody.

Image Credit: OstapenkoOlena for iStock via Thinkstock

This week, our perusal of recently published HIV-related research reveals new, intriguing developments in these areas:

  • A potential link among people living with HIV between tobacco use and feeling targeted by discrimination.
  • The use of naltrexone to enhance viral suppression among HIV-positive people who are released from prison.
  • The risks of asymptomatic myocardial impairment during acute HIV infection.
  • The relationship between HIV viral suppression and the efficacy of the yellow fever vaccine.

Read on for the salient details. To beat HIV, you have to follow the science!

Barbara Jungwirth is a freelance writer and translator based in New York. Follow Barbara on Twitter: @reliabletran.

Myles Helfand is the executive editor and general manager of TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com. Follow Myles on Twitter: @MylesatTheBody.

Image Credit: OstapenkoOlena for iStock via Thinkstock