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Bacteria in Our Gut Affects HIV -- Is There a Solution? Img

Bacteria in Our Gut Affects HIV -- Is There a Solution?

While the total number of gut bacteria doesn't differ between HIV-negative and HIV-positive people, the composition of the microorganisms changes with HIV infection, according to research presented at CROI 2016.

HIV and TB Link the Bronx and Tugela Ferry in a Story of Human Rights and Social Justice Img

HIV and TB Link the Bronx and Tugela Ferry in a Story of Human Rights and Social Justice

With buildings leveled by arson and systematic neglect, its population crammed into debilitated and overcrowded housing without access to basic public safety and public health services, the inescapable poverty of the Bronx provided fertile ground for...

Do HIV-Positive People Have Worse Flu Symptoms, or Do Physicians Just Think They Do? Img

Do HIV-Positive People Have Worse Flu Symptoms, or Do Physicians Just Think They Do?

Flu season can bring anxiety for people living with HIV and their health care providers. But do HIV-positive people have more severe symptoms of flu than people who are not living with HIV? In this interview, Christina Schofield, M.D., shares her stu...

Could the HIV Treatment-as-Prevention Model Work for Hepatitis C? Img

Could the HIV Treatment-as-Prevention Model Work for Hepatitis C?

HIV treatment as prevention has become a well-known and powerful tool in the global HIV response. In this interview, Mark Sulkowski, M.D., discusses whether a similar approach could be used in the prevention of hepatitis C.

No Difference in Neuropsychological Test Results Between Early and Delayed Treatment in START Substudy Img

No Difference in Neuropsychological Test Results Between Early and Delayed Treatment in START Substudy

Neuropsychological test results were similar for those who started antiretroviral therapy immediately and those who waited before starting, according to a substudy in the START study.

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Immediate Antiretroviral Therapy in START Study Linked to Greater Bone Loss Over Three Years

People randomized to begin antiretroviral therapy (ART) immediately in the international START trial had steeper declines in bone mineral density (BMD) than people randomised to delayed therapy.

Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) in People With Kidney Dysfunction Img

Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) in People With Kidney Dysfunction

In general, tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) is safe, with improvements in bone and kidney health over tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF). However, those with severe kidney disease may not see improvements in kidney health, according to a recent study....

Men With HIV Twice as Likely to Have Low Testosterone Img

Men With HIV Twice as Likely to Have Low Testosterone

Hypogonadism, or low testosterone, affected more than one in 10 HIV-positive men in a preliminary single-center study in France. That rate is two times higher than in the general population of similarly aged men.

TeleHealth Empowers Rural Clinicians to Treat HIV, HCV Locally Img

TeleHealth Empowers Rural Clinicians to Treat HIV, HCV Locally

In rural areas, scarce clinical resources exist for many people living with chronic infectious diseases -- or for the clinicians who provide care for them. But a program called Project ECHO is trying to turn that tide.

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What's Hot in HIV Clinical Science

What are the hottest developments in HIV clinical science over the past year? Physician-researcher Adaora Adimora, M.D., M.P.H., brought us a brief tour of key highlights at the start of the IDWeek 2015 medical conference in San Diego.