A drug combination aimed at preventing transmission of HIV from a pregnant woman to her fetus likely does not increase the risk for preterm birth and early infant death, according to a re-analysis of two studies.
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.
After Greece experienced a large increase in the number of new HIV infections among people who inject drugs, organizations launched a program to "seek, test, treat, and retain" in order to put a halt to the outbreak.
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.
A summary of key facts and statistics about HIV in correctional settings.
A new study reports how earlier prejudice against people who use PrEP has largely been overcome among users of social media hook-up apps in four large U.S. cities.
In our final installment of 2017, we intermingle forward-looking research with some retrospective analysis. We begin our four-study tour by joining researchers in Tennessee for an exercise in HIV outbreak prediction.
"The stigma, fear and ignorance associated with HIV are still very strong; those of us who do this work on a daily basis might forget this sad fact," Paul Sax, M.D., writes.
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...
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.