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Effects of ART Initiation on Human Papillomavirus Antibody Response Img

Effects of ART Initiation on Human Papillomavirus Antibody Response

Starting ART may improve antibody responses that in turn reveal exposure to serotypes of human papillomavirus that are a high risk for anal cancer.

Research Shows 47% Reduction in STIs Among Gay Men Who Took Doxycycline After Sex Img

Research Shows 47% Reduction in STIs Among Gay Men Who Took Doxycycline After Sex

The antibiotic, when taken within 72 hours of condomless sex, can reduce the risk of bacterial sexually transmitted infections by 47%, new research presented at CROI this week showed.

HIV Treatment May Be Behind Rising Syphilis Rates Among Gay Men Img

HIV Treatment May Be Behind Rising Syphilis Rates Among Gay Men

HIV-positive individuals on antiretroviral therapy, as well as HIV-negative individuals on pre-exposure prophylaxis, may be at higher risk of contracting syphilis, according to a recent study.

Response to HPV Vaccine Best in Women With Undetectable HIV Viral Load Img

Response to HPV Vaccine Best in Women With Undetectable HIV Viral Load

Women with undetectable HIV viral loads when they received the first of three injections of Gardasil produced significantly more antibodies to HPV than women whose viral load was not undetectable.

Background on Bacterial Vaginosis in Women Img

Background on Bacterial Vaginosis in Women

A quick rundown of symptoms, risk factors, implications of bacterial vaginosis in HIV-positive women.

Bacterial Vaginosis -- Some Research Issues Img

Bacterial Vaginosis -- Some Research Issues

An overivew of emerging themes in recent bacterial vaginosis research in HIV-positive women.

Bacterial Vaginosis in HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Women Img

Bacterial Vaginosis in HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Women

Analysis from the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) showed that women were "dissatisfied with current therapies" for bacterial vaginosis.

New Warning Signs That Gonorrhea Treatment May Be Losing Effectiveness Img

New Warning Signs That Gonorrhea Treatment May Be Losing Effectiveness

For the first time in the U.S., health officials have identified a cluster of gonorrhea infections that shows both decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone and very high-level resistance to azithromycin.

Oral HPV Rate Rises in First 12 to 24 Weeks of Antiretroviral Therapy Img

Oral HPV Rate Rises in First 12 to 24 Weeks of Antiretroviral Therapy

Detection of oral human papillomavirus (HPV) rose during the first 12 to 24 weeks of antiretroviral therapy in a prospective observational study of 388 people starting their first regimen.