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.
Aug. 1, 2019: Raltegravir OK in pregnancy; HIV disclosure and viral suppression among pregnant women; newborn size following HIV exposure; causes of hearing problems among people with HIV.
World Health Organization Updates Guidance on Dolutegravir After Reassuring Data Regarding Safety in Early Pregnancy
New study results leave many experts feeling they went too far in their concerns over birth defect risks associated with the drug.
Six thousand HIV researchers and experts are expected to make their way to Mexico City for the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science, which will feature more than 1,000 abstracts highlighting the latest findings in HIV treatment, prevention, and public health policy.
Switching HIV treatment regimens during the first trimester; drivers of viral breakthrough during pregnancy; HIV’s effect on liver risk after hepatitis C treatment; hepatic steatosis among young people with HIV.
Impact of intimate partner violence on PrEP attitudes among women; evolution of first-line HIV treatment failure rates; cumulative low-level viremia and virologic failure risk; HIV drug levels in breast milk versus plasma.
Dolutegravir More Effective Than Efavirenz at Achieving Viral Suppression During Late-Term Pregnancy, New Study Shows
Unlike some previous studies that focused on early pregnancy, this study showed no associated congenital disabilities with either drug.
Traditional factors vs. HIV-specific factors in non-communicable complications; frailty and fracture risk among women; lipid measurements and coronary risks; new data on efavirenz and birth defects.