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.
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.
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.
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.
Panelists in a webinar showcased a few HIV prevention initiatives that target Native American/Alaska Native (NAAN) youth, a community that is often misrepresented in statistics.