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Liver Transplant From HIV-Positive Living Donor to Negative Recipient: Key Ethical Issues Img

Liver Transplant From HIV-Positive Living Donor to Negative Recipient: Key Ethical Issues

As a last resort, doctors in South Africa have tranplanted part of an HIV-positive woman's liver into her HIV-negative child.

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This Week in HIV Research: The Case for Pre-Pregnancy Treatment

The benefits of pre-pregnancy HIV treatment initiation for mothers-to-be; HIV diagnoses rise among young U.S. MSM; cost effectiveness of PrEP for heterosexual women; methotrexate and arterial function.

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More Than 30 Years Later, the UK Government Opens Inquiry Into Blood Contaminated With HIV and Hepatitis C

On Sept. 24, the first widespread inquiry into how thousands of people in the United Kingdom received contaminated blood in the 1970s and 1980s began with a preliminary hearing and a commemoration event dedicated to the victims.

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This Week in HIV Research: Food, It Does a Body Good

How food insecurity feeds inflammation; racial disparities in HPV16 prevalence; how HIV meds affect pre-existing neurocognitive impairment; central nervous system inflammation in the setting of HIV treatment success.

NIH Clinical Trial to Track Outcomes of Kidney Transplantation From HIV-Positive Donors to HIV-Positive Recipients Img

NIH Clinical Trial to Track Outcomes of Kidney Transplantation From HIV-Positive Donors to HIV-Positive Recipients

The first large-scale clinical trial to study kidney transplantations between people with HIV has begun at clinical centers across the U.S.

If Your Patient Has Gonorrhea, Make Sure You Treat Them With Ceftriaxone Plus Azithromycin Img

If Your Patient Has Gonorrhea, Make Sure You Treat Them With Ceftriaxone Plus Azithromycin

Nearly a fifth of providers fail to do so, reports the CDC, paving the way for resistance.

Hepatitis C Positive Organ Donors -- Coming Soon to a Transplant Center Near You Img

Hepatitis C Positive Organ Donors -- Coming Soon to a Transplant Center Near You

Transplant programs are now studying the safety of conducting transplants from HCV-infected donors into HCV-uninfected recipients, then treating with HCV therapy.

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Who Tends to Gain Weight With HIV Treatment?

Researchers found that people taking common combinations of HIV drugs had increases in weight and body mass index, and those who were relatively thin or older prior to starting therapy were most likely to gain weight.

Increase in Hepatitis C Infections Linked to Worsening Opioid Crisis Img

Increase in Hepatitis C Infections Linked to Worsening Opioid Crisis

The recent steep increase in cases of acute hepatitis C virus infection, associated with increases in opioid injection, could have devastating long-term consequences.

This Week in HIV Research: Looking Forward, Looking Back Img

This Week in HIV Research: Looking Forward, Looking Back

In our final installment of 2017, we intermingle forward-looking research with some retrospective analysis. We begin our four-study tour by joining researchers in Tennessee for an exercise in HIV outbreak prediction.