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Inflammation-Related Illness Among HIV-Positive People Img

Inflammation-Related Illness Among HIV-Positive People

New research assesses the impact of chronic inflammation on major clinical events -- heart attack, stroke, cancer, other serious complications, and the risk of death.

Canadian Study Links Food Insecurity to Detectable Viral Loads and Decreased CD4+ Cells Img
Hepatitis C

Canadian Study Links Food Insecurity to Detectable Viral Loads and Decreased CD4+ Cells

A study of people with HIV and hepatitis C co-infection finds that limited access to food is associated with higher levels of HIV in the blood and 10% fewer CD4+ immune cells.

Eliminating Viral Hepatitis Is Possible: Four Lessons From the World Hepatitis Summit Img
Hepatitis C

Eliminating Viral Hepatitis Is Possible: Four Lessons From the World Hepatitis Summit

As one of the few global health threats with easy solutions, why aren't we seeing an impact on the viral hepatitis epidemic?

Italian and U.S. Researchers Look to the Future and Explore Aging-Related Issues Img
Older Adults (Ages 50+)

Italian and U.S. Researchers Look to the Future and Explore Aging-Related Issues

By 2035, three-quarters of HIV-positive people in Italy and the U.S. will be over the age of 50. Researchers are calling for "multidisciplinary patient management" and geriatric medicine training for doctors who care for people living with HIV.

Long-Acting Drugs for HIV Img

Long-Acting Drugs for HIV

An update on long-acting formulations of cabotegravir and rilpivirine, which are being tested in clinical trials.

Bictegravir vs. Dolutegravir Img
News

Bictegravir vs. Dolutegravir

Bictegravir, an emerging integrase inhibitor that is co-formulated with two other anti-HIV drugs, showed an efficacy similar to Tivicay (dolutegravir) in a phase III clinical trial.

Investigating Where Patients Go When They Leave HIV Care Img
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Investigating Where Patients Go When They Leave HIV Care

Canadian researchers sought to find out where patients who dropped out of HIV care went to receive their non-HIV care, as these could potentially be places where they may be helped to re-enter HIV care.

New York City Finds Gaps in the HIV Cascade of Care Linked to Reduced Survival Img

New York City Finds Gaps in the HIV Cascade of Care Linked to Reduced Survival

Sixty percent of HIV-positive people in New York City who died between 2007 and 2013 had not been virally suppressed through treatment.

British Columbia Study Finds HIV Testing and Treatment Programs Save Money Img
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British Columbia Study Finds HIV Testing and Treatment Programs Save Money

Researchers found that, although HIV testing and treatment cost money, over the long term their impact on health resulted in savings because fewer people became infected with HIV.

U.S. Simulation Explores the Intersection of PrEP and Some Sexually Transmitted Infections Img
Sexually Transmitted Infections

U.S. Simulation Explores the Intersection of PrEP and Some Sexually Transmitted Infections

To gain a better understanding of the long-term effects of STI risk among PrEP users, researchers have developed a sophisticated computer simulation that can model changes in sexual behavior, PrEP adherence, STI screening and treatment and the impact...