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Exciting Results in Monkeys Lead to a Clinical Trial in Humans Img

Exciting Results in Monkeys Lead to a Clinical Trial in Humans

An HIV cure research experiment that treated monkeys with a4b7 antibodies yielded unexpected and promising results.

The Search for a Cure Img

The Search for a Cure

In the quest for a cure for HIV, many different approaches are being tested, with many clinical trials underway in the U.S.

Safety Issues With Vedolizumab Img

Safety Issues With Vedolizumab

In the search for a cure, the antibody vedolizumab (Entyvio) will likely draw much interest for testing with HIV-positive people.

Eliciting Accurate Responses About Substance Use Img
People Who Use Drugs

Eliciting Accurate Responses About Substance Use

Researchers are finding that problematic substance use is linked to poorer health and reduced survival among HIV-positive people.

Large Study Finds Mental Health Issues Common Among HIV-Positive People Img

Large Study Finds Mental Health Issues Common Among HIV-Positive People

A Swedish study underscores the need to screen HIV-positive people for mental health issues and offer treatment.

Detectable Viral Loads Linked to Smoking and Mental Health Issues Img
Cardiovascular

Detectable Viral Loads Linked to Smoking and Mental Health Issues

Researchers found that some smokers were more likely to have a "moderate-to-severe" degree of depression and engage in the use of street drugs and were less likely to have an undetectable viral load.

British Columbia Study Finds Women Need Help Sticking to Treatment Img
Women

British Columbia Study Finds Women Need Help Sticking to Treatment

Researchers report that the proportion of people with optimal adherence to antiretroviral therapy was significantly less in women (57%) compared to men (77%).

Canada-U.S. Study Looks at Age When Cancer Appears in HIV Img
Cancer

Canada-U.S. Study Looks at Age When Cancer Appears in HIV

Compared to HIV-negative people with the same cancers, HIV-positive people are more likely to be diagnosed earlier with lung, anal, mouth, throat and kidney cancer and myeloma.

Exploring Viral Suppression Rates Among Some Indigenous People Who Started ART Img
News

Exploring Viral Suppression Rates Among Some Indigenous People Who Started ART

Researchers in Canada found that indigenous people were less likely to achieve an undetectable viral load during their first year of using ART.

Patient Navigators for Hepatitis C Patients Found Useful in New York City Img
Hepatitis C

Patient Navigators for Hepatitis C Patients Found Useful in New York City

Researchers with the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have been trying to find ways to increase awareness of HCV and testing for it among people at high risk for this infection.