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Conference Coverage

Some Research on Pregnant and Postpartum Women with HIV Is Presented at CROI, But More Trials Are Needed

Pregnant people who are living with or vulnerable to HIV need to be included in clinical trials in order to close our knowledge gaps.

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News Analysis

HIV Life Expectancy in U.S. Now Matches General Population—With Some Big “Buts”

The biggest may be that more of an HIV-positive person’s equally long lifespan will be spent managing comorbidities, one large study found.

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Research

This Week in HIV Research: Playing Catchup on the Aging Front

March 12, 2020: The impact of age on viral suppression and immunologic recovery; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk among older PLWHIV; sex-based differences in older men vs. women; effect of aging on drug-drug interactions.

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Conference Coverage

Scientists Report Documented Sustained HIV Remission in a 4-Year-Old Child

Treating newborns with antiretroviral therapy in the hours after birth may help put HIV into remission.

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Conference Coverage

The Monthly Injectable HIV Drug Works Just as Well When Given Every Two Months

Although injectable cabotegravir/rilpivirine is still yet to be approved by the FDA, evidence keeps mounting on the effectiveness of the shot for HIV treatment.

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Conference Coverage

Durable HIV Remission in London Patient, the Second Person Cured of HIV

Researchers are happy but cautious, because this isn’t a strategy for most people with HIV.

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News

Long-Acting Injectable HIV Meds Just as Good as Daily Pill for Newly Diagnosed and Those Already Undetectable

Questions still remain as to when FDA will approve, and how it will be implemented.

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News

CROI 2020: What to Expect in HIV Science From This Year’s Conference

COVID-19 will impact both the program content and attendees this year, but there are still important HIV science presentations.

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Interviews

Retire? No, Thanks! This Doc Instead Moved to West Virginia to Fight HIV, Hepatitis C, and the Opioid Crisis

In a poor and conservative state, Judith Feinberg, M.D., aims to expand harm reduction—and bring treatment to active drug users.