Aug. 15, 2019: PCP continuity, ID specialization, and adherence; rules of HIV patient engagement; long-term benefits of financial incentives on adherence; headaches and TDF/FTC.
Aug. 8, 2019: Casual sex partners increase among U.S. MSM; why some MSM undervalue PrEP; proteinuria prevalence and fracture risk; cannabis, cocaine, and inflammation in people living with HIV.
Aug. 1, 2019: Raltegravir OK in pregnancy; HIV disclosure and viral suppression among pregnant women; newborn size following HIV exposure; causes of hearing problems among people with HIV.
Steven Deeks, M.D., talks about the medical community's hopes, inspirations, and unanswered questions regarding research for an HIV cure.
Although several HCV drugs can cure almost all infections regardless of viral genotype, picking the right drug will depend on each patient's medical history, level of liver damage, and coinfections.
July 25, 2019: Challenges in viral suppression for young, black women; stigma's impact on women's health; generalized anxiety disorder screening needed; how depression harms the brain.
Experts Flummoxed By Conflicting New Data on STIs, HIV, and Long-Term Contraception in Sub-Saharan Africa
ECHO trial results and follow-up studies find unexpectedly low rates of some STIs among users of certain long-term hormonal contraceptives. They also find high HIV rates (unrelated to the contraceptives) that suggest considerable value for PrEP integration.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a three-drug regimen to treat complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections, both of which can be especially problematic for people living with HIV.
July 18, 2019: Anal neoplasia risk amidst comorbid HPV and chlamydia; predictive modeling for PrEP outreach; long-term benefits of hepatitis C cure in coinfection; first-line therapy with dolutegravir/lamivudine.
Six thousand HIV researchers and experts are expected to make their way to Mexico City for the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science, which will feature more than 1,000 abstracts highlighting the latest findings in HIV treatment, prevention, and public health policy.