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Antibodies
IDWeek

Ibalizumab Effective Against Drug-Resistant HIV in 48-Week Data

The experimental drug ibalizumab, a monoclonal antibody, continues to effectively lower viral load in people with drug-resistant HIV through 48 weeks of treatment, as potential FDA approval nears.

Justin Alves, RN, and Theresa Minukas, RN
ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

Nurse-Led Program Bridges Gap Between HIV Diagnosis and Linkage to Care

A pilot study at Massachusetts General Hospital successfully utilizes nurses to engage HIV-positive patients in follow-up care regardless of the hospital department into which they've been admitted.

three people in scrubs with red ribbons
ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

At ANAC, Nurses Unpack the Importance of Emotional Intimacy in Providing High-Quality Care

Nurses spend more time with patients than any other member of the care team does, forging strong bonds that can be an asset when advocating for a patient's care, and a burden when coping with emotional fatigue and burnout.

How Can We Keep People With HIV in Care? New Research Offers Insights Img
IDWeek

How Can We Keep People With HIV in Care? New Research Offers Insights

Two studies presented at IDWeek 2017 looked at patient and provider issues that impact retention in care and offered new insights that might help end disparities in the HIV care continuum.

In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources Img
ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, nurses gathered in Dallas to talk about juggling the medical complexities of HIV infection, managing their patients' additional comorbid conditions, and providing emotional support....

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ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

In Their Words: Burdens of HIV Nursing Include Lack of Respect and Resources

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, nurses gathered in Dallas to talk about juggling the medical complexities of HIV infection, managing their patients’ additional comorbid conditions, and providing emotional support.

Nurse holding patient's hand
ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care) Conference

'Caring at Its Essence': HIV Nurses Recall Pivotal Moments With Patients

At the 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) conference, we asked HIV nurses to share a moment in which their unique perspective made a big difference in the care of a particular patient.

Jason Zucker, M.D.
IDWeek

Better Use of Electronic Health Records Might Help Close HIV Testing Gap in U.S.

Jason Zucker, M.D., discusses how we can use computer algorithms to help ensure that undiagnosed people with HIV are tested, thus increasing the likelihood of them moving forward on the HIV care cascade.

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IDWeek

A Review of Late-Stage HIV Antiretroviral Candidates at IDWeek 2017

Highlights of major findings on new antiretroviral therapies, including data on long-acting injectable solutions and new combination treatments packed into a single pill.

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IDWeek

A Review of Late-Stage HIV Antiretroviral Candidates at IDWeek 2017

Highlights of major findings on new antiretroviral therapies, including data on long-acting injectable solutions and new combination treatments packed into a single pill.