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Anti-HIV Drug Combination Does Not Increase Preterm Birth Risk, Study Suggests Img

Anti-HIV Drug Combination Does Not Increase Preterm Birth Risk, Study Suggests

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.

CROI 2018: Research for the Front Lines Img

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.

Human Touch and Targeted Screening Helps to Reduce HIV Outbreak in Athens Img

Human Touch and Targeted Screening Helps to Reduce HIV Outbreak in Athens

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.

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.

HIV Among Incarcerated Populations in the United States Img

HIV Among Incarcerated Populations in the United States

A summary of key facts and statistics about HIV in correctional settings.

PrEP Use Can Reduce HIV Stigma in Gay Communities Img

PrEP Use Can Reduce HIV Stigma in Gay Communities

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.

This Week in HIV Research: Looking Forward, Looking Back Img

This Week in HIV Research: Looking Forward, Looking Back

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.

Price's 'Quarantine' Comment a Startling Example of Remaining HIV Stigma and Ignorance Img

Price's 'Quarantine' Comment a Startling Example of Remaining HIV Stigma and Ignorance

"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 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.