A lot of pregnancies in Botswana were anxiously followed after results from the Tsepamo study were revealed in late 2018. Updated data provide a medium-sized sigh of relief.
An international team of experts conducted a thoughtful review of existing research regarding the use of doxycycline for STI prevention. Do the risks of its use outweigh the benefits?
Nov. 20, 2019: Adherence required to maintain suppression; the accuracy of Framingham scores in assessing cardiovascular risk; long-term success rates for kidney transplants; integration of hypertension services with HIV care.
Taking more than five medications could be a problem. And many people with HIV are at risk of being on medication overload.
While there is not yet an app for helping patients to manage their fatigue, nurses can help patients get out of the house by finding a physical activity they enjoy.
Trauma-informed care should be implemented in all care settings, a study presented at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference finds.
Timothy Ray Brown, known as "the Berlin patient," has begun taking PrEP to make sure he doesn't have to deal with an HIV diagnosis -- again.
Nov. 7, 2019: Zoledronic acid to prevent bone loss; bone benefits for older patients switching from TDF to TAF; periperhal artery disease among women; motor dysfunction and cognitive impairment.
Oct. 31, 2019: HCV treatment efficacy regardless of injection drug use; chronic pain, marijuana, and prescription opoids; the most urgent HIV training priorities; neuro effects of switching from Atripla to Complera.
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.