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.
Replacing group meetings and public outreach with telehealth consults, Zoom meet-ups, and food/med curbside deliveries are all part of the solutions.
Doctors contemplate the role of housing in health care as people with HIV grow older, but are often poor.
Addiction needs to be addressed by prevention and treatment, but policy makers need skin in the game too.
“I’m not a physician. … We can diagnose and treat, but fundamentally we are taught to care.”
Dec. 19, 2019: Often-insufficient CD4 and viral load testing for women; factors affecting syphilis incidence among women with HIV; STI testing rates among people with HIV; the effect of benzodiazepines on neurocognition.
One New York-based provider who works specifically with trans and gender non-conforming patients outlines what needs to change in the health care world to get Black trans women the care they deserve.
HIV is a symptom of a larger problem. To get to the root, providers must help by addressing the many issues that come when a person doesn't have a home.
Sobering data make clear that in HIV clinics, depression screening is as important as STI screening.
In this op-ed, a group of family physicians and HIV specialists revisit the cruel reality happening at the U.S. border for people living with HIV.