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This Week in HIV Research: One Step at a Time

June 13, 2019: Integrated stepped alcohol treatment in HIV clinics; cytokines, inflammation, and heart risk; impact of CCR5 gene editing on lifespan; the costs of "test and treat" for hepatitis C.

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This Week in HIV Research: The Racism of Perceived Risk

June 6, 2019: HIV/STI risk perceptions differ by race; psychosocial issues and HIV risk among young trans women; switching to dolutegravir/atazanavir; reports of severe hepatotoxicity on dolutegravir.

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This Week in HIV Research: Matters of the Heart

May 30, 2019: Myocardial infarction risk among people with HIV; dolutegravir vs. efavirenz; a new way to estimate date of seroconversion; identifying people at imminent risk for disengagement from care.

This Week in HIV Research: Vitamin D for CD4? Eh.

The effect of vitamin D levels on CD4 count during HIV treatment; helping black men who have sex with men utilize PrEP; HIV and aortic stiffness; Legionnaires’ disease severity among people with HIV.

Exploring Barriers for Women in HIV Clinical Research With REPRIEVE Img

Exploring Barriers for Women in HIV Clinical Research With REPRIEVE

Clinical trials have a long history of few, if any, women being recruited or enrolled. But an important U.S. study on HIV and heart disease is addressing the barriers that keep women out of research studies.

Hepatitis C and HIV Each Linked to Artery Plaque Buildup in Gay Men Img

Hepatitis C and HIV Each Linked to Artery Plaque Buildup in Gay Men

Hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV infection were independently associated with markers of subclinical atherosclerosis -- including plaque and coronary artery calcium -- in a study of 994 men who have sex with men.

Obesity Drives Higher Diabetes and Hypertension Rates in Black Women With HIV Img

Obesity Drives Higher Diabetes and Hypertension Rates in Black Women With HIV

Obesity may lead to more cases of diabetes and hypertension in black women living with HIV when compared to white men living with HIV, according to an Alabama study.

Low Vitamin D Linked to Coronary Artery Disease in Blacks With HIV

HIV-positive African Americans with low vitamin D had more than a doubled risk of coronary artery disease in a study of 674 men and women in Baltimore, Maryland.1 Other traditional risk factors also raised the odds of coronary artery disease in these...

Even Among Long-Term HIV Nonprogressors, Some Signs of Heightened Cardiovascular Risk Exist, U.S. Study Finds

Cardiovascular risk may be slightly higher even among HIV-positive people whose immune systems are able to keep HIV at bay without the help of antiretrovirals, according to a small study by U.S. researchers presented at ICAAC 2010. The findings are f...

Metabolic and Virologic Responses to Different Regimens Vary by Gender and Race

Gender and Race Subgroup Analyses in a Prospective Study of Hyperlipidemia in ART-Naive Subjects Taking Trizivir (TZV), Combivir (COM)/Nelfinavir (NFV), or Stavudine (d4T)/Lamivudine (3TC)/NFV (Oral 57) Authored by K. Tashima, P. Kumar, A. Rodr...