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This Week in HIV Research: Transgender Women in the Spotlight

Black transgender women and the HIV care continuum; PrEP uptake potential among trans women; an update on U.S. mother-to-child HIV transmission; is extra measles vaccination necessary?

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This Week in HIV Research: The Case for Pre-Pregnancy Treatment

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.

Dolutegravir Preconception Signal: Time Is Up for Shoddy Surveillance Img

Dolutegravir Preconception Signal: Time Is Up for Shoddy Surveillance

"It is hard to imagine how in 2018 we could be in this situation where women with HIV are being so woefully underserved," Polly Clayden writes.

Dolutegravir: Need to Consider All Pros and Cons Before Switching in Pregnancy Img

Dolutegravir: Need to Consider All Pros and Cons Before Switching in Pregnancy

A recent case study illustrates the complexity of managing women in early stages of pregnancy presenting on a dolutegravir-based regimen, and the need for careful consideration when responding to new data.

New Contraindication Against Using Darunavir/Cobicistat (Prezcobix) During Pregnancy Img

New Contraindication Against Using Darunavir/Cobicistat (Prezcobix) During Pregnancy

The manufacturer of darunavir/cobicistat (Prezcobix) has issued a Dear Doctor letter warning about use of the drug during pregnancy due to significantly reduced plasma levels of the drug during the second and third trimesters.

Anti-HIV Drug Combination Does Not Increase Preterm Birth Risk, Study Suggests Img

Anti-HIV Drug Combination Does Not Increase Preterm Birth Risk, Study Suggests

A drug combination aimed at preventing transmission of HIV from a pregnant woman to her fetus likely does not increase the risk for preterm birth and early infant death, according to a re-analysis of two studies.

HIV Among Pregnant Women, Infants and Children in the United States Img

HIV Among Pregnant Women, Infants and Children in the United States

This recently updated fact sheet from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a quick rundown of the latest HIV infection numbers and prevention challenges impacting new moms and moms-to-be.

This Week in HIV Research: Looking Forward, Looking Back Img

This Week in HIV Research: Looking Forward, Looking Back

In our final installment of 2017, we intermingle forward-looking research with some retrospective analysis. We begin our four-study tour by joining researchers in Tennessee for an exercise in HIV outbreak prediction.

BHIVA Challenges _BMJ_ Recommendations on ART During Pregnancy: Tenofovir Still Strongly Recommended Img

BHIVA Challenges BMJ Recommendations on ART During Pregnancy: Tenofovir Still Strongly Recommended

The British HIV Association has taken the unusual step of issuing a statement to publicly challenge a recent paper from the British Medical Journal.

Comment on CDC Correcting Misleading HIV Conception Guidance, Responding to Community Pressure Img

Comment on CDC Correcting Misleading HIV Conception Guidance, Responding to Community Pressure

"We were, frankly, shocked and appalled to see a CDC guidance rife with outdated and misleading information that implied otherwise," JD Davids states. "Today, CDC has not only corrected these errors but also released an updated analysis that shows re...