Sept. 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.
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.
April 30, 2020: Substance use relapse following opioid therapy for chronic pain; affect of cannabis on blood-brain barrier disruptions; PrEP considerations for adolescents; updated CDC contraceptive recommendations for women at risk for HIV.
As With HIV, New York State Was Set to Lead the Nation to End Hepatitis C. But Why Haven’t the Recommendations Been Made Public?
Activist and member of the state task force Annette Gaudino would like the public to know.
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.
Common Antidepressant Reduces Meth Use and High-Risk Sexual Behavior for Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Women
Could this give hope to people struggling with crystal meth addiction?
Men with a main partner used drugs during sex at similar rates to those with only casual partners. But studying couples could lead to HIV prevention programs that could reduce racial disparity.
Oct. 31, 2019: HCV treatment efficacy regardless of injection drug use; chronic pain, marijuana, and prescription opoids; the most urgent HIV training priorities; neuro effects of switching from Atripla to Complera.
This population is under-represented in HIV data, and few prevention or treatment interventions exist to support them. A new meta-analysis hopes to paint a picture of what's needed.
An in-depth update on what we know about HCV risk, symptoms, screening, outcomes, and treatment (including financial barriers).