Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a vital part of ending HIV, but ads targeting people to join lawsuits are planting needless fears in patients, three leading HIV specialists write.
Oct. 24, 2019: A computerized antiretroviral recommendation tool; higher Fiebig stage equals more frequent viral load blips; low prescription refill rates among Americans starting treatment; internalized stigma and HIV outcomes.
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.
If everyone living with HIV gets into care, do we have enough providers to support them? HIV doctors are proposing policy changes to address the workforce shortage.
But other research links prisons themselves to mental health challenges and infectious disease outbreaks.
Sep. 5, 2019: An extra decade of "heart age"; stop grouping trans women with MSM; women often have anal cancer precursor lesions; hep C treatment success doesn't equal more risk behavior.
A new study puts numbers to increasingly divergent trends in liver-related deaths vs. injection-related deaths in recent years, highlighting both the success of modern HCV treatment and the devastating effects of the opioid crisis.
A chlamydia infection makes HIV acquisition more likely.
Aug. 8, 2019: Casual sex partners increase among U.S. MSM; why some MSM undervalue PrEP; proteinuria prevalence and fracture risk; cannabis, cocaine, and inflammation in people living with HIV.
Steven Deeks, M.D., talks about the medical community's hopes, inspirations, and unanswered questions regarding research for an HIV cure.