Open conversations between care providers and Black women are vitally important in order to empower women with information about HIV and how to protect their health.
Sep. 10, 2020: Concomitant use of vaginal rings with condoms; benefits of more frequent HIV screening for young MSM; Black MSM, substance use, and the PrEP continuum; HIV outcomes stratified by anti-LGTBQ policy across U.S. states.
Washington, D.C. area community organizations and clinics have moved a lot of prevention efforts online, but much is missing without in-person contact.
Aug. 20, 2020: HIV knowledge and stigma among health care workers in the southern U.S.; condomless sex vs. HIV risk among MSM; how drug class choice may affect onward transmission risk; STI screening rates among MSM on PrEP.
With Several Curative Therapies for Hepatitis C on the Market, the Research Pipeline for Prevention Continues
The authors of an influential annual report on hepatitis C research and development talk through what's new and evolving in clinical science.
A Vaginal Ring to Prevent HIV Was Given a Positive Opinion by a European Drug Regulator. Here’s What You Need to Know About It.
Two experts discuss the history of the ring, how it works, and when it may come to the United States.
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.
Recent studies examine the role anal sex is playing in HIV rates and anal cancer among women.
May 28, 2020: Anal lesion recurrence among women with HIV; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease frequency in lean patients; long-term efficacy for a smoking cessation intervention; non-lymphoid cancers following lymphoid malignancy.
Some advocates support it but want to ensure protections against criminalization.