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Conference Coverage

Long-Acting Injectable HIV Treatment Still Appears Safe and Effective—and Largely Accessible Despite COVID-19 Disruptions

Research newly presented at the IDWeek 2020 conference yields further promising data on injectable cabotegravir/rilpivirine, as well as encouraging info regarding COVID-19 disruptions in treatment delivery.

By Larry Buhl
mental connection
Research

This Week in HIV Research: The Mind Matters

July 23, 2020: Depression and HIV risk mitigation among MSM; a consistent HIV provider is good for CD4 and viral load; spirituality and HIV prevention; HCV treatment access and reinfection risk.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
Bidi Bidi refugee camp
Conference Coverage

Indigenous People and Global Migrants Face Similar Issues Accessing Health Care

Hostilities against migrants and indigenous people are also threats to their health.

By Barbara Jungwirth
ARVs against COVID-19
News Analysis

Case Report and In Vitro Study May or May Not Hold Promise Against COVID-19

Two recent coronavirus studies are only the beginning of our understanding of how different antiviral meds interact with the virus.

By Barbara Jungwirth
pregnant check-up
Conference Coverage

Some Research on Pregnant and Postpartum Women with HIV Is Presented at CROI, But More Trials Are Needed

Pregnant people who are living with or vulnerable to HIV need to be included in clinical trials in order to close our knowledge gaps.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Winnie Byanyima
Interviews

Addressing Coronavirus in African Countries With High HIV Rates: An Interview With UNAIDS Head Winnie Byanyima

Byanyima discusses COVID-19, HIV, and the power of the community response.

By Emily Bass
stem cell transplant device
Conference Coverage

Durable HIV Remission in London Patient, the Second Person Cured of HIV

Researchers are happy but cautious, because this isn’t a strategy for most people with HIV.

By Sony Salzman
pile of prescription pill bottles
News

This Week in HIV Research: How Many Pills Can a Person Miss?

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.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
Doctor showing patient syringe for injecting testosterone.
News

When Providers Don't Use Gender-Affirming Language, It Negatively Impacts HIV-Positive Transgender Women's Health

A new study shows that helping clinicians use gender-affirming language is important for transgender women in care. But we need more research on how HIV medications and feminizing hormones interact.

By Sony Salzman
doctor drawing blood from patient
News

NIH, Gates Foundation Hatch Plan to Develop Affordable Gene Therapy for HIV, Sickle Cell Disease

The new public-private partnership will put $200 million toward finding eventual cures for two of the world's most pervasive diseases.

By Sony Salzman