Doctors are trained to remain coolly detached. But David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H., discusses how opening up to his patients, including young, black, same-gender-loving men living with HIV, may help save lives.
Nov. 7, 2019: Zoledronic acid to prevent bone loss; bone benefits for older patients switching from TDF to TAF; periperhal artery disease among women; motor dysfunction and cognitive impairment.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a vital part of ending HIV, but ads targeting people to join lawsuits are planting needless fears in patients, three leading HIV specialists write.
For people taking medications for HIV prevention, HIV treatment, STIs, or transgender health care, this couple -- in life and in business -- seeks to revolutionize the pharmacy experience at TIN Rx in San Francisco.
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Nov. 20, 2019: Adherence required to maintain suppression; the accuracy of Framingham scores in assessing cardiovascular risk; long-term success rates for kidney transplants; integration of hypertension services with HIV care.
Even in the medical and research communities, stigmatizing language lives on, and it can have negative repercussions in the lives of people with HIV.
A systematic review of research between 2000 and 2016 found no studies of interventions specifically designed to support medication adherence among HIV-positive black women.
Taking more than five medications could be a problem. And many people with HIV are at risk of being on medication overload.
Nurses who care for people living with HIV wrestled with stigma around the illness at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference.