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IAS 2019: What to Expect in HIV Science

Next week, 6,000 HIV researchers and experts are expected to make their way to Mexico City for the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science, which will feature more than 1,000 abstracts highlighting the latest findings in HIV treatment, prevention, and public health policy.

AIDS Activists Hold March And Rally In New York City

Ending the HIV Epidemic Will Take More Than Medicine

Our HIV research agenda has to address the world outside of a clinical trial, vaccine researcher Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., argues.

This Week in HIV Research: The PrEP Sex/Race Gap

PrEP access appears far from equal in the U.S.; HIV treatment and viral suppression disparities in Europe; how today’s hepatitis C treatments affect mortality; sex-based differences in cognitive impairment.

Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade Img

Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade

In a study of more than 1,400 women living with HIV, nearly 30% did not achieve viral suppression and some groups of women had greater challenges with adherence and staying in care.

UNAIDS Announces 18.2 Million People on Antiretroviral Therapy, but Warns That 15-24 Years of Age Is a Highly Dangerous Time for Young Women Img

UNAIDS Announces 18.2 Million People on Antiretroviral Therapy, but Warns That 15-24 Years of Age Is a Highly Dangerous Time for Young Women

A new UNAIDS report shows that people are particularly vulnerable to HIV at certain points in their lives and calls for a life-cycle approach to find solutions for everyone at every stage of life.

How Three New Studies Unravel South Africa's Patterns of HIV Transmission Img

How Three New Studies Unravel South Africa's Patterns of HIV Transmission

Three studies conducted by the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) in rural and urban sub-districts of the KwaZulu-Natal province provide new insights into the engine that drives HIV transmission in the country. They a...

Québec Researchers Call for Interventions to Support HIV-Positive Mothers Img

Québec Researchers Call for Interventions to Support HIV-Positive Mothers

A team of researchers in Montreal has made a list of recommendations to improve the mental health and well-being of HIV-positive mothers.

South Africa: Huge Herpes Infections in Women With HIV

This article was reported by Health-e. Health-e reported that for the first time, the South African annual antenatal HIV survey tested pregnant women for herpes simplex virus (HSV). According to the 2012 National Antenatal Sentinel HIV and HSV-2 Pre...

High Rates of Pregnancy in HIV-Positive Women in Zambia and South Africa

Unmet need for family planning is high in sub-Saharan Africa and preventing unintended pregnancies is a priority for maternal health and eliminating vertical transmission. Two presentations at the 4th International Workshop on HIV & Women showed hig...

BuzzFeed Examines HIV Among Women Who Have Sex With Women in South Africa

BuzzFeed examines the issue of HIV among women who have sex with women in South Africa, highlighting a recent study that found "around 10 percent of women who have sex with women in four Southern Africa countries are HIV-positive." According to BuzzF...