Amidst uncertainty regarding the safety of some integrase inhibitors during pregnancy, a study shows that an older integrase inhibitor may be a good option for those with HIV who intend to give birth.
People in jail, who are often in the system for less time than those in prison, often receive little to no hepatitis C screening or treatment. One provider works to change this in Massachusetts.
The question of whether INSTIs cause weight gain continues to be debated. This story draws together some research on which drugs are associated with weight gain or other metabolic changes.
A series of studies aim to determine whether test-and-treat strategies can be implemented for people with hepatitis C, much like programs for people living with HIV.
Steven Deeks, M.D., talks about the medical community's hopes, inspirations, and unanswered questions regarding research for an HIV cure.
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.
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.
More research is needed to understand the connections between HIV, mental health, and the neurocircuitry that controls executive function.
'Drug Users Are People Too': Addressing Opioid Addiction, Chemsex, Alcoholism, and Smoking Among People Living With HIV
A CROI 2019 symposium demonstrated the need for continued research and programs that address substance use and its impact on people living with HIV.
People With HIV Have Substantially Higher Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death at Low CD4 Counts or Detectable Viral Load
New research involving veterans highlights the need to monitor HIV-positive patients for cardiovascular risk.