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Sony Salzman

Sony Salzman

Sony Salzman is a freelance journalist reporting on health care and medicine, who has won awards in both narrative writing and radio journalism. Follow Salzman on Twitter: @sonysalz.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): What the HHS and CDC Are Recommending to HIV/AIDS Clinicians

Multiple U.S. health agencies have released HIV-specific information, and research on HIV and the novel coronavirus is trickling in. Here's what health care providers need to know.

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Scientists Report Documented Sustained HIV Remission in a 4-Year-Old Child

Treating newborns with antiretroviral therapy in the hours after birth may help put HIV into remission.

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The Monthly Injectable HIV Drug Works Just as Well When Given Every Two Months

Although injectable cabotegravir/rilpivirine is still yet to be approved by the FDA, evidence keeps mounting on the effectiveness of the shot for HIV treatment.

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Durable HIV Remission in London Patient, the Second Person Cured of HIV

Researchers are happy but cautious, because this isn’t a strategy for most people with HIV.

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CROI 2020: What to Expect in HIV Science From This Year’s Conference

COVID-19 will impact both the program content and attendees this year, but there are still important HIV science presentations.

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One-Two Punch of Antibodies and Antiretrovirals Stops HIV Infection in Primate Infants

While it is too soon to tell, this research involving broadly neutralizing antibodies could point to new methods for preventing vertical transmission.

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Despite ART, Immune System Ages Faster Among People Living With HIV, Study Finds

Even with an undetectable viral load, study participants who had been vaccinated as children lost smallpox immunity.

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New York City Makes Strides in HIV Diagnosis Times, More Work Ahead

Reducing the time between contracting HIV and being diagnosed and starting treatment is key to ending the epidemic, this study finds.

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Nurses' Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Transgender Patients Affect Care

Transgender people face discrimination in many facets of life. When it comes to discrimination in clinical settings, it can affect their health for the worse.