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Real Talk at SYNChronicity 2020: Black Women Are Essential to Eliminating HIV

Open conversations between care providers and Black women are vitally important in order to empower women with information about HIV and how to protect their health.

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This Week in HIV Research: The Long Road to Racial Health Justice

Sept. 24, 2020: HIV adherence cohorts usually fail to reflect the diversity of the epidemic; HIV thrives in deprived neighborhoods; rethinking barriers to rapid HIV treatment initiation; long-term adverse events on INSTIs vs. efavirenz.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
Peter Stinner with his husband, Jeff Graham.

Remembering Peter Stinner, a Keystone of Atlanta’s HIV Community

Stinner's husband, Jeff Graham, and colleague, Jonathan Colasanti, M.D., share a trove of stories about a person who embodied the ideals of empathy and care in HIV and health services.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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HIV Care and Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Latest Info and Guidance

Multiple U.S. health agencies have released HIV-specific information, and research on HIV and the novel coronavirus is trickling in. Here's what health care providers need to know.

By Myles Helfand and Sony Salzman

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Adverse Events, Comorbidities, and HIV

Are Monoclonal Antibodies the Future of COVID-19 Treatment?

Infectious-diseases researcher David Wohl, M.D., talks about a major COVID-19 treatment trial in the works—and how it relates to our efforts against HIV.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Juan Berenguer, M.D., Ph.D. and Antonio Urbina, M.D.
First-Line HIV Treatment

Immediate HIV Treatment Initiation With Integrase Inhibitors Leads to Large Drop in Secondary HIV Transmission Among MSM

Integrase inhibitors are known to be potent first-line therapy options. Recent research suggests their benefits extend to onward HIV prevention as well.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W. and Myles Helfand
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Providing Quality HIV Care

This Week in HIV Research: Disclosing Our Disparities

Sept. 17, 2020: HIV prevalence gaps between Latinx people and non-Latinx white people; Obamacare awareness and perceptions among HIV clinicians; the relationship between pain and HIV; cancer mortality trends among PLWH.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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HIV Prevention Methods

This Week in HIV Research: Where the Rubber Meets the Ring

Sept. 10, 2020: Concomitant use of vaginal rings with condoms; benefits of more frequent HIV screening for young MSM; Black MSM, substance use, and the PrEP continuum; HIV outcomes stratified by anti-LGTBQ policy across U.S. states.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
SYNChronicity: Sept 8-11, 2020
HIV Care Continuum

SYNC 2020: Coverage at TheBodyPro

As a proud media partner of the 2020 SYNChronicity conference, we'll be covering some of the dozens of conference sessions taking place from Sep. 8 through Sep. 11—and you can come say hi to us at our virtual booth!

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Adverse Events, Comorbidities, and HIV

This Week in HIV Research: Hep C, That Other Epidemic Within an Epidemic

Sept. 3, 2020: A hepatitis C microelimination program for people living with HIV; PrEP concentrations and gender-affirming hormones; a collaborative intervention to improve opioid prescribing practices; TDF and fracture risk.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand

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