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Conference Coverage

Coordinating Re-Entry Care Is Essential for Incarcerated People With HIV

Re-entry planning can help prevent opioid overdose and enable people living with HIV to connect with and stay in care.

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Features

The Tangled Knot of Suicide Rates Among People Living With HIV

Sobering data make clear that in HIV clinics, depression screening is as important as STI screening.

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Conference Coverage

Stigma Was at Forefront of Annual Meeting of HIV Nurses

Nurses who care for people living with HIV wrestled with stigma around the illness at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference.

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News

This Week in HIV Research: New Explorations of Antiretroviral Adherence

Nov. 14, 2019: Psychiatric disorders, adherence, and viral suppression; depression and adherence among women with HIV; using hair to link food insecurity and HIV viremia; a point-of-care test for tenofovir adherence.

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Conference Coverage

Addressing Trauma Is an Essential Component of Hospital Care for People With HIV

Trauma-informed care should be implemented in all care settings, a study presented at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference finds.

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Viewpoints

My Advice to Doctors: Screw the Facade and Get Close to Your Patients

Doctors are trained to remain coolly detached. But David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H., discusses how opening up to his patients, including young, black, same-gender-loving men living with HIV, may help save lives.

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News

Trans Women Are Increasingly A Focus of HIV Programs, But What About their Cisgender Male Partners?

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.

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News

Strong Peer Networks in Prison Boost Overall Health, Study Finds

But other research links prisons themselves to mental health challenges and infectious disease outbreaks.

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News

This Week in HIV Research: Braining Bad

Aug. 22, 2019: Links between thiamine deficiency and cognitive issues; HIV in cerebrospinal fluid and neurocognitive impairment; frailty, depression, and symptomatic cognitive issues; alcohol consumption and HIV disease progression.