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.
The US Preventive Services Task Force released its final ruling in JAMA.
As the 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference kicked off on March 18, plenary speakers discussed not only recent biomedical advances, but also what is truly needed in heavily affected U.S. communities to end the epidemic.
Young adults, blacks, cisgender women, and people in rural areas, as well as people on Medicaid, were less likely to persist on PrEP.
After years of anecdotes and speculation, harm reduction and pharma watchdog advocates have data to back claims that the spike in opioid deaths in the U.S. can be tied to pharmaceutical companies marketing highly addictive opioids to doctors.
Cholesterol guidelines may underestimate statin value; shifting from Ryan White CARE Act to Affordable Care Act coverage; HCV seroconversion and CD4 count suppression; HCV reinfection odds by risk group.
The benefits of pre-pregnancy HIV treatment initiation for mothers-to-be; HIV diagnoses rise among young U.S. MSM; cost effectiveness of PrEP for heterosexual women; methotrexate and arterial function.
A report on HIV patients is one example showing that though the state is often a national beacon in health care, some of its innovations fall short of expectations.
The lack of Medicaid expansion in the South is creating worse racial disparities in the U.S., according to researchers and medical providers discussing the HIV care cascade at CROI 2018.
With Louisiana being the only state in the Deep South that has expanded Medicaid to date, are "End the Epidemic" strategies realistic in the southern U.S.?