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Expert: Long-Awaited CDC HIV Report on Conception Options for Serodiscordant Couples Is Disappointing and Confusing Img

Expert: Long-Awaited CDC HIV Report on Conception Options for Serodiscordant Couples Is Disappointing and Confusing

We're in the middle of a revolution in our efforts to fight HIV. However, you wouldn't know it from a new U.S. health department agency report that advises providers about conception when one partner is living with HIV.

What's New in the U.S. HHS Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines for Pregnant Women Img

What's New in the U.S. HHS Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines for Pregnant Women

Here are the latest updates to the HIV treatment guidelines for pregnant women, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Among the updates are "what to start" treatment changes and safety and toxicity information.

Updates for Prezista (Darunavir) for Use in Pregnant Women Img

Updates for Prezista (Darunavir) for Use in Pregnant Women

On June 17, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved updates to the Prezista (darunavir) labeling to include information on the use of darunavir in pregnant women.

Updates to the Perinatal Guidelines and the Adult and Adolescent OI Guidelines Img

Updates to the Perinatal Guidelines and the Adult and Adolescent OI Guidelines

New updates to the guidelines for preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission and for prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections in adults and adolescents.

Pharmacokinetics of Antiretrovirals in Pregnancy: Rilpivirine, Etravirine and Raltegravir Img

Pharmacokinetics of Antiretrovirals in Pregnancy: Rilpivirine, Etravirine and Raltegravir

Three posters at CROI 2015 described pharmacokinetics of antiretrovirals in pregnancy for rilpivirine, etravirine and raltegravir. None of the studies suggested that dose adjustment is required.

HIV and Pregnancy Audit 2013 to 2014 Img

HIV and Pregnancy Audit 2013 to 2014

Most initial treatment regimens were compliant with BHIVA guidelines, with treatment started in nearly 80% of cases. However, many women started treatment late and this was mostly not explained by late booking.

Transmitted Drug Resistance in HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Img

Transmitted Drug Resistance in HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

Preliminary data using linkage between three U.K. HIV surveillance databases showed genetic diversity among HIV-positive pregnant women in England and Wales. The women had low prevalence of transmitted antiretroviral drug resistance -- consistent wit...

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Women's Rights Important to Preventing Child HIV Infections

Bloomberg Businessweek: Wives Hide HIV as Stigma Undermines Progress on AIDS

"... Protecting young mothers will be critical if the world is to meet a U.N. target of eliminating new HIV infections among children by 2015. At an international AIDS meet...

PRO Men: A Bay Area Program Providing Reproductive Health Support for HIV-Positive Men Img

PRO Men: A Bay Area Program Providing Reproductive Health Support for HIV-Positive Men

"Are you an HIV-positive man who has sex with women? You can have the sex life you want and the family you want," begins a flyer announcing a connections mixer at PRO Men (Positive Reproduction Options for Men), an innovative program of the Bay Area ...

Stigma, Scrutiny Cause Problems for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women and New Moms Img

Stigma, Scrutiny Cause Problems for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women and New Moms

While pregnant women are used to getting attention, pregnant women and new mothers living with HIV are receiving too much scrutiny from peers and medical providers, says a new study.