Rectal gonorrhea and early syphilis led all sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in predicting incident HIV infection, according to results of a nearly seven-year study in Washington of 6,577 men who have sex with men (MSM).
Sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) plus daclatasvir (Daklinza), two anti-HCV (hepatitis C) direct-acting antivirals (DAAs), yielded sustained virologic response 12 weeks after treatment ended (SVR12) in a study of 31 patients with advanced liver disease and HIV co...
New updates to the guidelines for preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission and for prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections in adults and adolescents.
A team in Chicago recently reported an interaction between cobicistat and the transplant medicine tacrolimus (Advagraf, Prograf) in a person taking Stribild, and cautioned others to be mindful of the potential for interaction between these drugs.
"Nearly half" of all rectal gonorrhea cases may be eliminated if men did not use their partners' saliva as a lubricant during anal sex, according to a recently published study.
Hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV infection were independently associated with markers of subclinical atherosclerosis -- including plaque and coronary artery calcium -- in a study of 994 men who have sex with men.
Needle exchanges could receive a financial boost this year following a decision by Congress to lift a ban on federal funding. As abuse of prescription drugs and opiates continues to spread across the nation, more states are considering exchanges as a...
How do providers, who see clients every three months for sexual health screenings and STI testing, talk to their clients about condom use, STIs and navigating the complicated landscape of safer sex?
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.
In San Francisco, Erin Amerson, M.D., has seen evidence of a bed bug epidemic. Many of her HIV patients live in densely populated areas of the city and in large apartment complexes. "Once one apartment has bed bugs, the whole building has it," Amerso...