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Going Beyond Current Ideas About the Cascade of HIV Care Img

Going Beyond Current Ideas About the Cascade of HIV Care

Scientists in France have recently noted that while the cascade of HIV care as it is currently envisaged is useful, it does not provide a complete picture of what is occurring in the continuum of care.

British Team Studies Initiation of Treatment Shortly After HIV Diagnosis Img

British Team Studies Initiation of Treatment Shortly After HIV Diagnosis

A small study adds to the growing body of evidence showing that early initiation of ART is effective and acceptable by people living with HIV.

Stribild in Women Img
Women

Stribild in Women

In the Waves study, Stribild was judged to be statistically superior to an atazanavir-based regimen in women.

Integrase Inhibitors and Their Effectiveness and Safety in Women Img
Women

Integrase Inhibitors and Their Effectiveness and Safety in Women

Results from two studies show that not only do integrase inhibitor-based regimens work well in women, but that they better tolerated than a regimen based on the protease inhibitor atazanavir.

Viral Load and Some Hormonal and Metabolic Issues in Women Img
Women

Viral Load and Some Hormonal and Metabolic Issues in Women

Factors such as increasing age, body mass index and having a high viral load prior to starting ART were associated with hormonal and metabolic abnormalities in HIV-positive women.

Factors Linked to Falling in Middle-Aged Women Img
Women

Factors Linked to Falling in Middle-Aged Women

Analyzing many factors, researchers found that HIV infection was not a factor linked to an increased risk of falling in HIV-positive women.

Response to HPV Vaccine Best in Women With Undetectable HIV Viral Load Img
Sexually Transmitted Infections

Response to HPV Vaccine Best in Women With Undetectable HIV Viral Load

Women with undetectable HIV viral loads when they received the first of three injections of Gardasil produced significantly more antibodies to HPV than women whose viral load was not undetectable.

Background on Bacterial Vaginosis in Women Img
Sexually Transmitted Infections

Background on Bacterial Vaginosis in Women

A quick rundown of symptoms, risk factors, implications of bacterial vaginosis in HIV-positive women.

Bacterial Vaginosis -- Some Research Issues Img
Sexually Transmitted Infections

Bacterial Vaginosis -- Some Research Issues

An overivew of emerging themes in recent bacterial vaginosis research in HIV-positive women.

Bacterial Vaginosis in HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Women Img
Sexually Transmitted Infections

Bacterial Vaginosis in HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Women

Analysis from the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) showed that women were "dissatisfied with current therapies" for bacterial vaginosis.