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Retaining Patients in PrEP Care Faces Many Hurdles, Studies Show Img

Retaining Patients in PrEP Care Faces Many Hurdles, Studies Show

Most people who could benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis are not accessing it, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed at this year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

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CROI 2018: Research for the Front Lines

Rob Newells, executive director of the AIDS Project of the East Bay, gives his personal (U.S.-centered, black MSM-focused) highlights from CROI 2018.

Not all women and girls living with HIV are getting the care they need

Dr. Gina Brown on Highlights of Research on Women and HIV From CROI 2018

Gina Brown, M.D., shares her reflections on some of the many research findings about HIV prevention, care, and treatment for women and girls presented at CROI 2018.

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More HIV Research Highlights From CROI 2018

Three video interviews with federal HIV leaders who shared perspectives about the science coming out of the conference and its implications for HIV prevention, care, and treatment.

High Uptake and Use of Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention Observed in Open-Label Study Img

High Uptake and Use of Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention Observed in Open-Label Study

Nearly 90 percent of participants in an open-label study of a vaginal ring infused with a drug to prevent HIV are using the monthly ring at least some of the time, according to data presented at CROI 2018.

Attendees discuss a poster presentation at IDWeek 2017 (Credit: Infectious Diseases Society of America)

Ignorance About PrEP Is Common Among Health Care Providers, Studies Suggest

Several PrEP studies presented at IDWeek focused on the need for better education among clinicians and medical students regarding not only how PrEP works and whom it can benefit but also that it even exists as an HIV prevention option.

With a Cupcake and a Condom (and a Lot More), an Educator Promotes HIV Prevention Among Young Black Women Img

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...

Black AIDS Institute board at USCA 2017

Let's Advance the Conversation Among Black Women on HIV and PrEP

With black women at far greater risk for HIV than women of any other race or ethnicity, health organizations should think more creatively about how to bring them HIV and PrEP information.

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Federal Leaders Work Together to Get the Word Out About Research Showing Viral Suppression Prevents HIV Transmission

Even though there were few sessions at the U.S. Conference on AIDS dedicated specifically to treatment as prevention, there were discussions going on everywhere about it.

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What Are the Common HIV Transmission Pathways Among Trans Women?

Many trans women living with HIV may contract the virus because they or their sexual partners are intravenous drug users (IDU), finds a new study.