A new expert consensus statement explores how providers can give birthing parents who are living with HIV the information they need to decide for themselves.
The latest update to official guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the treatment and care of people living with HIV occurred within the perinatal HIV prevention guidelines on Dec. 20.
Dec. 3, 2020: A simple scoring system for PrEP referral; integrating meth use and HIV prevention interventions; genetically linked HIV strains cross county lines; viral suppression rates in first vs. second pregnancies.
A reasonably understandable initial response to this important study could be “WTF”—but the forces that conspire to harm people of color and people living in poverty are persistent and intransigent.
This researcher has some ideas about what we need to do to address the problem.
A CROI 2020 roundup of studies on birth control and women living with HIV.
New data shows the drug is not more likely to cause birth defects.
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.
Jan. 23, 2020: Neurocognitive benefits of cannabis use; how unquantifiable HIV in CSF correlates to executive function; updated findings on efavirenz and microcephaly; cost-efficacy of a specialized HIV care coordination team.
While it is too soon to tell, this research involving broadly neutralizing antibodies could point to new methods for preventing vertical transmission.