Our latest jaunt through HIV journals looks at a symptom-based scoring system to predict acute HIV, the effect of a person's sex on psychomotor function, and the value of vitamin D supplementation to moderate lipid levels.
In our final installment of 2017, we intermingle forward-looking research with some retrospective analysis. We begin our four-study tour by joining researchers in Tennessee for an exercise in HIV outbreak prediction.
Among this week's selection of four studies, we learn about data from a large study exploring the relative durability of first-line antiretroviral regimens stratified by drug class. (Spoiler alert: Older protease inhibitors don't do so well.)
Among this week's brief tour of recently published studies, we get a reminder about just how deeply mental health can affect an HIV-positive person's clinical care.
Sobering data regarding linkage to HIV care among women in the U.S.; Latinx HIV incidence inequalities; efficacy of hepatitis C treatment among people with HIV; and a call for frequent STI testing among at-risk people with HIV.
This week, we get an important reminder that an HIV-positive person's sense of wellbeing doesn't start and end with an undetectable viral load.
A quick look at how the test-and-treat approach so widely employed in HIV can be of value in addressing hepatitis C coinfection as well; the latest data regarding a late-stage fixed-dose combination drug; a dramatically falling HIV incidence rate amo...
This week, among other notable stories, we gain a new perspective on the relative risk of cardiovascular disease for people with HIV compared to people with diabetes.