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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While it is too soon to tell, this research involving broadly neutralizing antibodies could point to new methods for preventing vertical transmission.
Even with an undetectable viral load, study participants who had been vaccinated as children lost smallpox immunity.
Reducing the time between contracting HIV and being diagnosed and starting treatment is key to ending the epidemic, this study finds.
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.
Sure, it's important for some clinic staffers to have an M.S.W., M.P.H., B.S.N., Ph.D., or any other letters in the "alphabet soup" of health-related credentials. But maybe counting a caregiver's experience is just as valuable.
Diversity sounds simple enough, but many HIV clinic workers know that it isn't. So how can you make sure that your staff members resemble your clientele?
A systematic review of research between 2000 and 2016 found no studies of interventions specifically designed to support medication adherence among HIV-positive black women.
While there is not yet an app for helping patients to manage their fatigue, nurses can help patients get out of the house by finding a physical activity they enjoy.
Men with a main partner used drugs during sex at similar rates to those with only casual partners. But studying couples could lead to HIV prevention programs that could reduce racial disparity.
Timothy Ray Brown, known as "the Berlin patient," has begun taking PrEP to make sure he doesn't have to deal with an HIV diagnosis -- again.