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Smartphone Intervention Found Helpful for Young Men Taking PrEP Img

Smartphone Intervention Found Helpful for Young Men Taking PrEP

U.S. researchers have developed PrEPmate, a text messaging service to increase PrEP adherence.

PositiveLinks: Mobile Intervention for People With HIV Img

PositiveLinks: Mobile Intervention for People With HIV

Study results of an intervention that includes a custom smartphone app tailored to the needs and preferences of a rural population of people with HIV living in the southern U.S.

British Columbia Study Underscores Need for Mental Health Services for HIV-Positive People Img

British Columbia Study Underscores Need for Mental Health Services for HIV-Positive People

Researchers found that, overall, rates of diagnosed mental health conditions were twice as high among HIV-positive people compared with HIV-negative people.

Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade Img
Women

Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade

In a study of more than 1,400 women living with HIV, nearly 30% did not achieve viral suppression and some groups of women had greater challenges with adherence and staying in care.

Hepatitis C versus the Immune System: The Biology of Hepatitis C Transmission Img
Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C versus the Immune System: The Biology of Hepatitis C Transmission

A look at the journey of hepatitis C from when a person is exposed to the virus to the development of a chronic infection and how the body tries to prevent it.

Evidence Brief: EASY HCV-test Img
Hepatitis C

Evidence Brief: EASY HCV-test

A pilot program called EASY HCV-test -- a point-of-care hepatitis C screening test that was offered before routine dental procedures at a community dental clinic in Italy -- was shown to be an effective strategy to increase HCV screening.

Why Has HIV in Saskatchewan Become More Harmful for Some People? Img
Canada

Why Has HIV in Saskatchewan Become More Harmful for Some People?

Researchers analyzed the genetic sequences of HIV among people in the Canadian province and discovered strains of HIV that have adapted to some people's immune defenses.

Issues Unrelated to HIV Are Affecting Survival Img

Issues Unrelated to HIV Are Affecting Survival

In a recent analysis, researchers found that deaths from complications unrelated to AIDS were twice as high as deaths due to AIDS-related complications.

Biktarvy in Women With HIV Img
Women

Biktarvy in Women With HIV

After 48 weeks a study found that Biktarvy was similarly effective and well tolerated as women's other regimens and rates of side effects were relatively low.

PrEP for Understudied Populations: Exploring Questions About Efficacy and Safety Img

PrEP for Understudied Populations: Exploring Questions About Efficacy and Safety

What we know about PrEP use during pregnancy and when breastfeeding, and its use by trans women, trans men, and people who inject drugs.