Infectious-diseases researcher David Wohl, M.D., talks about a major COVID-19 treatment trial in the works—and how it relates to our efforts against HIV.
Sept. 24, 2020: HIV adherence cohorts usually fail to reflect the diversity of the epidemic; HIV thrives in deprived neighborhoods; rethinking barriers to rapid HIV treatment initiation; long-term adverse events on INSTIs vs. efavirenz.
Immediate HIV Treatment Initiation With Integrase Inhibitors Leads to Large Drop in Secondary HIV Transmission Among MSM
Integrase inhibitors are known to be potent first-line therapy options. Recent research suggests their benefits extend to onward HIV prevention as well.
Sept. 17, 2020: HIV prevalence gaps between Latinx people and non-Latinx white people; Obamacare awareness and perceptions among HIV clinicians; the relationship between pain and HIV; cancer mortality trends among PLWH.
Stinner's husband, Jeff Graham, and colleague, Jonathan Colasanti, M.D., share a trove of stories about a person who embodied the ideals of empathy and care in HIV and health services.
Sept. 3, 2020: A hepatitis C microelimination program for people living with HIV; PrEP concentrations and gender-affirming hormones; a collaborative intervention to improve opioid prescribing practices; TDF and fracture risk.
Washington, D.C. area community organizations and clinics have moved a lot of prevention efforts online, but much is missing without in-person contact.
As CATIE reports, a Canadian study found that people living with HIV were more likely to be lonely than the average person—and that loneliness grew more common the younger a person with HIV was.
Aug. 27, 2020: Traditional CVD risk calculation tools falter for transgender women; switching to B/F/TAF despite NRTI resistance; how tenofovir has altered the HBV landscape; syndemic effects on viral load and blood pressure.
Aug. 20, 2020: HIV knowledge and stigma among health care workers in the southern U.S.; condomless sex vs. HIV risk among MSM; how drug class choice may affect onward transmission risk; STI screening rates among MSM on PrEP.
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Information, news, and perspectives aimed at helping the health care workforce provide effective care and services for people who have been recently diagnosed with HIV.
We scan peer-reviewed journals and summarize recently published HIV-related manuscripts with the potential to affect clinical care and services. To beat HIV, you have to follow the science!