Young people in the nation's capital are living in the middle of some of the worst structural and systemic inequalities in America. We should be helping them out.
Bridgette Brawner, Ph.D., APRN, was recently honored for her research on heterosexually active black teens with mental illness -- a group that's under-represented in HIV prevention campaigns.
HIV Prevention and Treatment Strategies for Africa's Growing Teen and Young Adults Are Central to Future World Progress
For the world's HIV epidemics to be controlled, effective community-based prevention programs reaching adolescents and young people, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, need to be developed, funded, and scaled up.
A group risk-reduction intervention to promote knowledge about HIV/AIDS, positive coping, and problem-solving skills for high-risk teens in the juvenile justice system showed great potential for reducing sexual risk-taking.
HIV incidence fell about 9% overall in a five-year span, the CDC found, but it rose in some groups, including people 25 to 29 years old, Asians, and American Indians.
No HIV-exposed infants who were negative at birth, whose mothers started ART before delivery, had suppressed viral loads, and exclusively breastfed, were HIV positive after breastfeeding, in a rural African cohort.
With a Cupcake and a Condom (and a Lot More), an Educator Promotes HIV Prevention Among Young Black Women
Shawna Edgerson, M.P.H., a prevention specialist with KC CARE (Care Access Research Education) in Kansas City, Missouri, has a passion for making sure that young black women get the message about safer sex with men. And she does it with a sweet treat...
Truvada is effective for preventing HIV transmission in teenagers, but high rates of non-adherence mean that the answer for youth HIV risk can't just be biomedical, according to study findings released this month.
A National Institutes of Health study suggests pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) therapy, approved for adults, is safe for youth.
PrEP Use in Adolescent Gay and Bisexual Men: U.S. Study Shows Need for Easier Access and Easier PrEP
The increasing efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis in contributing to reduced HIV incidence often highlights the limited access in populations at high risk of HIV who were not included in original studies.