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New HIV, Hepatitis B and C Guidelines Will Make More Organs Available for Transplant, Experts Say

A revolution in organ transplants is taking place.

By Martha Kempner
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This Week in HIV Research: Closing Our Care Chasms

June 25, 2020: 25 years of HOPS; successes of San Francisco’s test-and-treat program; missed opportunities to test people who inject drugs; how patient-provider trust can curb prescribing cascades.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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This Week in HIV Research: Do You Believe in U=U?

Feb. 27, 2020: U=U perception vs. reality; frequency of incorrect self-reported viral load levels; how HIV transmission cluster predicts care continuum gaps; integrase inhibitor uptake and discontinuation.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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New York City Makes Strides in HIV Diagnosis Times, More Work Ahead

Reducing the time between contracting HIV and being diagnosed and starting treatment is key to ending the epidemic, this study finds.

By Sony Salzman
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Black Gay Men in the Ballroom Scene Experience a Unique Form of HIV Prevention

Though not as widely studied, there are many ways that men who belong to the gay family networks of the ballroom scene may be getting an HIV intervention.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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HIV Testing Among Black Gay and Bisexual Men Remains 'Suboptimal,' Study Finds

Black men who have sex with men test in high numbers over a lifetime, but not frequently or recently.

By Stephen Hicks
Ellen Eaton, M.D. (right), and Kelsie Dodson.

Studying HIV and STI Testing Preferences in Men Who Have Sex With Men

Our series on mentor-mentee researchers continues with Ellen Eaton, M.D., and Kelsie Dodson, with the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

By Jeanine Barone
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Implementation of a Rapid HIV Diagnostic and Referral Strategy

One study in Amsterdam deployed a strategy to identify acute HIV in men who have sex with men (MSM) and then link newly diagnosed individuals to care.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Researchers Use Social Media to Increase HIV Testing Among Men

Researchers in North Carolina have deployed a program called "CyBER/testing," which they describe as "an intervention designed to promote HIV testing among men who have sex with men and transgender persons who use social media designed for social and...

By Sean R. Hosein for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
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Social Media-Based Interventions Increase HIV Testing

Social-media-based interventions prompted men who have sex with men (MSM) to seek HIV testing more than when compared to standard HIV prevention methods.

By Barbara Jungwirth