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People who had low recent CD4 counts, high recent viral loads, or who had higher average viral loads over time had the highest risk of developing Kaposi sarcoma, according to a study published this month in JAIDS.
Routinely Offering HIV Tests to People in Hospitals Helps More People Get Tested, and Know Their Status
A medical care center in New York prompted hospital health care providers to offer HIV tests to patients, which significantly expanded HIV testing and diagnosed many people living with HIV.
Brief, empowering messaging around pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can lead to better medication adherence, new research has found.
Three large clinical trials -- involving thousands of men in Africa -- have shown that male circumcision reduces risk of HIV acquisition.
The antibiotic, when taken within 72 hours of condomless sex, can reduce the risk of bacterial sexually transmitted infections by 47%, new research presented at CROI this week showed.
At CROI 2017, Richard Kroup, M.D., from NIAID provided an overview of the recent advances in antibody treatments for HIV prevention and treatment.
Researchers have identified human genes that could be the key to a gene therapy-based HIV treatment.
Even in very early HIV infection -- before fourth generation HIV test assays are able to detect HIV infection -- immune activation and inflammatory processes may already be occurring.
Among men who have sex with men, the number of new HIV infections has remained surprisingly stable, according to CDC's annual HIV Surveillance Report.
Lead researchers who are part of the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research at UCSF tackled HIV cure questions at a forum on World AIDS Day this year.