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What's New in U.S. HIV Clinical Treatment Guidelines

We walk you through the most recent updates to official guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the treatment and care of people living with HIV.

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News

New Study Will Test Safety of PrEP and Dapivirine Ring in Pregnancy

While the vaginal ring is still currently under FDA review, the new study will show whether it is safe and acceptable for people who are pregnant.

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News Analysis

HIV Vaccine Trial Stopped Early, but Research Into Other Approaches Continues

HVTN 702 is but one of many vaccine trials underway, researchers note.

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News

This Week in HIV Research: As Pill Burden Drops, Pill Cost Rises

Feb. 6, 2020: HIV medication costs outpace inflation; HIV's role in attenuating childhood vaccinations; the challenges of researching effects of medications during pregnancy; the need for localized HIV interventions in the U.S.

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This Week in HIV Research: Our Attunement to Aging

Jan. 30, 2020: Polypharmacy vs. drug interaction risk among people living with HIV as they age; cost-effectiveness of ibalizumab; PrEP persistence on Medicaid vs. private health coverage.

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Is Virologic Failure the Best Endpoint in Clinical Trials for Integrase Inhibitors?

Using data from the ADVANCE trial, this researcher suggests people with HIV with low-level viremia may still get to undetectable.

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News Analysis

Barriers to Cisgender Women and HIV Prevention

Health care providers and educators need to acknowledge the impact of clinical bias and reframe sexual health education when it comes to tending to cisgender women's needs, Chase Alston writes.

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News

This Week in HIV Research: Just a Text Away

Jan. 16, 2020: Texting (and stigma support) vs. email for care retention; beyond-childhood health risks for HIV-exposed infants; HIV, cardiovascular risk, and cognitive impairment; direct-acting antiviral efficacy and prescription delays.

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This Week in HIV Research: Bone Concerns Aren’t Just for Older Folks

Jan. 9, 2020: Bone loss after HIV treatment initiation; aging and antiretroviral dosage; more U=U evidence for women; viral suppression and executive function.

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News Analysis

FDA Rejects Injectable HIV Treatment, but Not Due to Drug Safety

This may be a temporary setback, but long-acting antiretroviral therapy is still on the way, experts say.