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This Week in HIV Research: A Test of Resistance

May 16, 2019: The dwindling value of baseline genotype testing; severe insomnia and cardiovascular disease; cardiovascular risk stratified by sex among people over 50; the persistence of racial disparities among women diagnosed with HIV.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand

This Week in HIV Research: Better Serving the Underserved

May 9, 2019: HIV care retention and viral suppression among transgender women; heating opioid use equipment to curb HIV transmission; managing HIV outbreaks among people who are homeless; improving viral suppression among people who use substances.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand

Researchers Crave More Data on HIV Care Continuum Programs for Recently Incarcerated People

Sixteen years after the success of Project START for HIV risk reduction, we still don't know what works best for helping people with HIV stay in care after prison.

By Sony Salzman

Native Americans Have HIV Treatment Adherence Rates on Par With Other Groups

Despite rising HIV rates and structural barriers to accessing care, American Indians and Alaska Natives do not have worse clinical outcomes when they're in care.

By Sony Salzman

De-Simplifying Single-Tablet Regimens for HIV Treatment

A Canadian study of this cost-saving approach found high acceptance of de-simplification among people already on a single-tablet regimen, and even higher rates among people who were just initiating single-tablet treatment.

By Sean R. Hosein for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Are Integrase Inhibitors Linked to Weight Gain? An Evidence Review

Integrase inhibitors are associated with greater increases in body weight than other antiretrovirals, especially among women and black people. But it's unclear whether these changes are clinically significant.

By Polly Clayden for HIV i-Base

What's New in the U.S. HIV Clinical 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.

By Stephen Hicks

Why Nurses Should Take the HIV Self-Test

People newly diagnosed with HIV must be able to access treatment and support, which could be improved if guided by people who have been taken the test themselves, researchers found.

By Amanda Lee and Mark Hayter for The Conversation

How Does Trauma-Informed Care Improve Outcomes for Youth With HIV?

Kistin Nolan, M.P.H., and colleagues helped pilot a retention program designed to accommodate the emotional turmoil that makes it more difficult for young people with HIV to successfully navigate the health care system.

By Sony Salzman

PositiveLinks: Mobile Intervention for People With HIV

Study results of an intervention that includes a custom smartphone app tailored to the needs and preferences of a rural population of people with HIV living in the southern U.S.

By Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange