Oct. 3, 2019: The sexual divide in HIV-related heart disease; weight gain among women on integrase inhibitors; HIV's association with non-specific health conditions; hopeful trends in self-reported neurocognitive impairment.
"Genetics is less than half the story for sexual behavior, but it's still a contributing factor."
Could home-based self-swabs and mobile technology be helpful tools in the future of HIV prevention?
Advocates say the move is more politics than science.
More research is needed to understand the connections between HIV, mental health, and the neurocircuitry that controls executive function.
Undetectable equals untransmittable (U=U) has improved HIV prevention and tackled stigma, but there are still a few questions to answer.
A leading researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention addressed community concerns that surveillance data will be used to put people in prison under HIV criminalization laws.
'Drug Users Are People Too': Addressing Opioid Addiction, Chemsex, Alcoholism, and Smoking Among People Living With HIV
A CROI 2019 symposium demonstrated the need for continued research and programs that address substance use and its impact on people living with HIV.
"We don't need to spend another $140 million to find out how to retain people in care," activist David Barr writes. "We need to invest in the kinds of services people need so that they can use treatment easily and effectively."
The HIV-resistant gene mutation CCR5 delta 32 has an interesting past. Could it also be the future of HIV treatment and prevention?