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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.

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.

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New Study Shows Women's HIV Risk Triples During Pregnancy, Quadruples Postpartum

Study highlights the need for PrEP and other HIV prevention strategies for pregnant women and new mothers in high-prevalence settings.

NIH Begins Large HIV Treatment Study in Pregnant Women Img

NIH Begins Large HIV Treatment Study in Pregnant Women

The National Institutes of Health has launched a large international study to compare the safety and efficacy of three antiretroviral treatment regimens for pregnant women living with HIV and the safety of these regimens for their infants.

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...

CDC Corrects Misleading HIV Conception Guidance, Responding to Community Pressure Img

CDC Corrects Misleading HIV Conception Guidance, Responding to Community Pressure

The CDC is now "in line with current science and supports a patient-centered approach," said Shannon Weber, M.S.W., which can mean "accessible safer-conception options for thousands of Americans living and loving with HIV."

Talking About Fatherhood and Reproductive Health With Heterosexual Men Living With HIV Img

Talking About Fatherhood and Reproductive Health With Heterosexual Men Living With HIV

Some heterosexual men living with HIV assume they have to forego fatherhood and mixed-status relationships. Providers can help dispel these misconceptions by having conversations about reproductive health with their patients.