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This Week in HIV Research: Closing Our Care Chasms

June 25, 2020: 25 years of HOPS; successes of San Francisco’s test-and-treat program; missed opportunities to test people who inject drugs; how patient-provider trust can curb prescribing cascades.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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News Analysis

Are Providers Ignoring Anal Sex as a Health Care Issue for Women at Risk for HIV and Cancer?

Recent studies examine the role anal sex is playing in HIV rates and anal cancer among women.

By Kenyon Farrow
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This Week in HIV Research: How to Fix Our Dwindling HIV Workforce

April 23, 2020: The corps of front-line care providers with HIV-specific experience is aging and retiring, leaving behind a growing need for quality care. We examine recent research and analysis that both describes that need and offers interventions to meet it.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
Joshua St. Louis
Interviews

How This Massachusetts Clinic Is Providing Transgender Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Telemedicine is helping keep transgender patients connected to care, but gaps still exist.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Dr Travell Kindall and St Thomas Community Health Center
Interviews

How One Nurse Practitioner Builds Relationships to Boost HIV Suppression

“I’m not a physician. … We can diagnose and treat, but fundamentally we are taught to care.”

By Larry Buhl
Housing Works co-founder Eric Sawyer holding a proclamation with Ginny Shubert during the dedication of The Ginny Shubert Center for Harm Reduction on July 17, 2019 in New York City.
Interviews

This Community-Based Hepatitis C Treatment-Incentive Program Shows Great Results

The HIV services organization Housing Works implemented a hepatitis C treatment program in New York City, with very high completion rates.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Common Antidepressant Reduces Meth Use and High-Risk Sexual Behavior for Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Women

Could this give hope to people struggling with crystal meth addiction?

By Larry Buhl
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This Week in HIV Research: Today's Prescription Courtesy of Dr. Robot

Oct. 24, 2019: A computerized antiretroviral recommendation tool; higher Fiebig stage equals more frequent viral load blips; low prescription refill rates among Americans starting treatment; internalized stigma and HIV outcomes.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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This Week in HIV Research: Every Prescription Can Use a Good Steward

Sept. 19, 2019: HIV antiretroviral stewardship plans in hospitals can save money -- and lives; demographic correlates of PrEP interruption; HIV and atrial fibrillation risk; cytopenias common, despite viral suppression.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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This Week in HIV Research: Unlocking Secrets of Engagement in Care

Aug. 15, 2019: PCP continuity, ID specialization, and adherence; rules of HIV patient engagement; long-term benefits of financial incentives on adherence; headaches and TDF/FTC.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand