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This Week in HIV Research: U=U Grows Ever Stronger

Oct. 10, 2019: Long-term viral suppression = zero genital tract shedding among women; HIV treatment initiation and sexual risk among MSM; PrEP interest vs. uptake among trans women of color; polypharmacy among people living with HIV.

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This Week in HIV Research: New Keys to the Care Continuum

Sept. 12, 2019: Better virologic outcomes at coordinated walk-in facilities offering incentives; same-day PrEP initiation at STD clinics; U=U and "low drug regimens"; adherence trends among perinatally infected adolescents.

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This Week in HIV Research: What's in a Blip?

Aug. 29, 2019: Viral load blips, low-level viremia, and eventual virologic failure; pinpointing non-adherence as a cause of HIV treatment failure; HIV care costs vary widely throughout U.S.; Kaposi sarcoma incidence in the modern HIV treatment era.

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Large Scale HIV Vaccine Trial Announced, But PrEP May Challenge Enrollment

Will potential study participants choose a vaccine trial over getting access to PrEP?

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The Next Frontier of U=U Science

Undetectable equals untransmittable (U=U) has improved HIV prevention and tackled stigma, but there are still a few questions to answer.

Alison Rodger discusses PARTNER2 study findings during a press conference at AIDS 2018

Gay Men Cannot Get HIV From Partners Who Are Virally Suppressed, New Study Proves

Results from the PARTNER2 study, presented by Alison Rodger at AIDS 2018, yielded an equivalent level of confidence for gay men as it had for heterosexual couples in the original PARTNER study several years ago.

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No HIV Transmissions in Couples With Positive Partner Undetectable on Treatment

HIV-positive individuals with a viral load below 200 while on antiretroviral therapy did not transmit HIV to steady sex partners during more than one year of condomless sex.

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Treatment as Prevention Could Nearly Eliminate HIV in MSM, Danish Study Predicts

Antiretroviral treatment as prevention (TasP) in Denmark could nearly eliminate the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to predictions of a Bayesian back-calculation model.

Negligible Risk: Updated Results From Two Studies Continue to Show That Antiretroviral Treatment and an Undetectable Viral Load Is a Highly Effective HIV Prevention Strategy Img

Negligible Risk: Updated Results From Two Studies Continue to Show That Antiretroviral Treatment and an Undetectable Viral Load Is a Highly Effective HIV Prevention Strategy

Interim analyses from two important studies clearly demonstrated that ART and an undetectable viral load is a highly effective HIV prevention strategy for heterosexual and gay male serodiscordant couples.

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HPTN 052: No Partner Infections With Viral Suppression

Final results revealed a 93% reduction in sexual HIV transmission within serodiscordant couples when the individual with HIV was taking antiretroviral therapy.