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This Week in HIV Research: A Bite of the Apple

June 20, 2019: Housing stability and HIV viremia; how the stigma of poverty affects viral load; the best time to employ syringe services; promise for the practice of index testing.

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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.

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HIV-Positive Women With Childhood Trauma Have Double the Brain Trouble

The first study to assess the combined impact of HIV and trauma on women found that women who have both childhood trauma and HIV are more likely to experience cognitive problems as adults.

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Meeting via Craigslist May Boost HIV Rate in High- and Low-Risk Floridians

In the year after Craigslist arrived in communities across Florida, an added 1,149 people became infected with HIV compared with the year before, according to estimates based on a 12-million person analysis.

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PRO Men: A Bay Area Program Providing Reproductive Health Support for HIV-Positive Men

"Are you an HIV-positive man who has sex with women? You can have the sex life you want and the family you want," begins a flyer announcing a connections mixer at PRO Men (Positive Reproduction Options for Men), an innovative program of the Bay Area ...

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Study Links Intimate Partner Violence and Risk of HIV

This article was reported by Medical Xpress.

Medical Xpress reported that a University of Rochester and The Miriam Hospital study documented a link between intimate partner violence (IPV) and increased HIV risk for women. Although earlier studies co...

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Many Women Living With HIV Fear Abuse After Disclosure, Lack Access and Support

The British study found that women with HIV often face special concerns regarding their personal safety in sexual relationships -- and that they often don't even feel comfortable disclosing those concerns.

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Fire Destroys Office of New Orleans-Based Organization, Arson Suspected

In the wee hours of the morning on May 25, Deon Haywood received a horrible phone call from her building's landlord. The office of the HIV prevention organization that she runs, Women With A Vision (WWAV), had been burned down.

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Where We Enter: Black Women and HIV-Prevention Research

Only the Black woman can say 'when and where I enter, in the quiet, undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without suing or special patronage, then and there the whole ... race enters with me.'  -- Anna Julia Cooper, born enslaved i...

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HIV/AIDS Organization Spotlight: Mujeres Unidas

HIV stigma still runs deep in San Antonio, Texas, where a large portion of people living with HIV are Latinos. "We've got people in doctors' offices -- front offices, back offices -- where we've had clients that appear for an appointment, and they're...