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This Week in HIV Research: Anxiety’s Tangled Web

July 22, 2021: How HIV criminalization laws may reduce disclosure; anxiety and housing satisfaction; poor immune response to delayed ART; the U.S.'s HIV testing mountain.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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PrEP Messaging for Black Women Must Include Compassion and Respect

Three women of color—an HIV physician, a public health researcher, and a sexual health advisor—speak about the role of providers in improving services and experiences for women.

By Bakita Kasadha
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HIV Screening in the ER Can Speed Linkage to Care, but Is It Feasible?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, a Chicago hospital offered HIV screenings in the emergency room. Can such measures adequately address gaps along the continuum of care?

By Dali Adekunle
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This Week in HIV Research: A Question of Turnout

May 20, 2021: HIV testing and prevalence trends in the U.S.; groups at higher risk for losing viral suppression; intent vs. reality in making clinic appointments; transitioning from pediatric to adult HIV care.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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Sexual Health Literacy for Providers Is Crucial to Ending the HIV Epidemic

New York physicians, physician assistants, and nurses may soon be required to talk about sex, gender identity, STIs, and HIV.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Traditional Healers Offer a Culturally Competent Approach to HIV Testing Gaps

In sub-Saharan Africa, herbalists and spiritual healers are working closely with researchers to help reduce HIV transmission in rural communities.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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This Week in HIV Research: We Need to Better Serve Our Teens

April 8, 2021: PrEP “contemplation” and uptake among adolescents; adolescent perception of HIV risk; HIV diagnosis rates among transgender people; PrEP and HIV incidence in Scotland.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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This Week in HIV Research: To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

Feb. 18, 2021: Insomnia rates among PLWH; trends in multimorbidity diagnosis; viral load control loss in the modern HIV treatment era; acceptability of HIV self-test dissemination methods.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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This Week in HIV Research: What’s in Your Head

Nov. 12, 2020: The most significant burdens experienced by PLWH; asymptomatic neurocognitive impairment and HAND risk; financial incentives for improving HIV knowledge and testing; linking HIV and COVID-19 testing.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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This Week in HIV Research: The Real-World Effects of COVID-19

Oct. 22, 2020: Impact of COVID-19 shutdowns on HIV viral suppression; unsuppressed HIV viral load despite no treatment failure; point-of-care rapid testing vs. lab testing; it's not about "what," it's about "when."

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand