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Lynne Mofenson
Interviews

After Years of Decline, Perinatal HIV Transmission Has Hit a Plateau. Why?

This researcher has some ideas about what we need to do to address the problem.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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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.

By Sony Salzman
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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.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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News

This Week in HIV Research: This Is Your Brain on Stigma

The impact of stigma on cognitive performance; risk factor dissonance among young black MSM; pregnancy and the HIV care continuum; new data on pediatric raltegravir use.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
Kistin Nolan, M.P.H.
Children (Ages 0-17)

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
Donna Futterman, M.D. and Rachel L. Epstein, M.D., M.A.
People Who Use Drugs

Too Few Teens and Youth Adults Using Opioids Are Screened for Hepatitis C and HIV, New Study Finds

Despite their increased risk, only one-third of adolescents and young adults with known opioid use disorder were screened for hepatitis C, according to a study released at the IDWeek conference in San Francisco.

By Kenyon Farrow
Younger People Living With HIV More Likely to Have a Positive Self Image Img
Children (Ages 0-17)

Younger People Living With HIV More Likely to Have a Positive Self Image

Results from a survey of people living with HIV in the UK who are aged 15-24 included the optimistic results that younger people might be experiencing less stigma than older HIV-positive people.

By Simon Collins for HIV i-Base
HIV Rate in U.S. Falls Between 2011 and 2016, While Prevalence Climbs Img
Men Who Have Sex With Men

HIV Rate in U.S. Falls Between 2011 and 2016, While Prevalence Climbs

HIV incidence fell about 9% overall in a five-year span, the CDC found, but it rose in some groups, including people 25 to 29 years old, Asians, and American Indians.

By Mark Mascolini
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Children (Ages 0-17)

Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV: Changing Lives for Mothers and Infants

A revolutionary method of HIV testing of infants, dried blood spot (DBS) testing, significantly cuts the time for diagnosis.

By UNAIDS
Antiretroviral Therapy Use and HIV Control Rates Rising in Young U.S. Adults: 2009-2013 Img
Children (Ages 0-17)

Antiretroviral Therapy Use and HIV Control Rates Rising in Young U.S. Adults: 2009-2013

Rates of antiretroviral therapy prescription and sustained viral suppression rose in young U.S. adults from 2009 through 2013, according to a new study.

By Mark Mascolini