May 9, 2019: HIV care retention and viral suppression among transgender women; heating opioid use equipment to curb HIV transmission; managing HIV outbreaks among people who are homeless; improving viral suppression among people who use substances.
When people living with HIV are admitted to a hospital, they may not be able to bring their medications with them, and could be prescribed new medication by a doctor who doesn't understand their complete medical history.
Two models, one from Washington State and another from Los Angeles County, can be duplicated elsewhere to get people into care, experts say.
April 25, 2019: stigma and viral load among African-American women; U.S. HIV incidence sans racial disparities; the care continuum is failing young MSM; a moment of reckoning regarding HIV among U.S. youth.
April 11, 2019: acute syphilis and virologic control; neuropsychological performance after switching off efavirenz; structural LGBTQ stigma and HIV criminalization in U.S. states; lung cancer resection surgery in people with HIV.
April 4, 2019: what’s driving the HIV outbreak in northeastern Massachusetts; race-gender HIV disparities among Baltimore sex workers; high PrEP interest, low awareness among southern black women; naltrexone implants for opioid dependence.
Experts push for normalization of PrEP; U.S. HIV transmission rates across the care continuum; sociodemographic disadvantage and HIV drug resistance; real-world success of integrase inhibitors for treatment-experienced people.
Looking back on Poteat’s professional arc, it can appear as though her path toward a leadership role in HIV care was always clear. But there have been plenty of twists in that path.
These social justice-minded researchers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill form a close-knit group that strives to counter stigma and discrimination against people of a gender minority, particularly people of color.
A CROI 2019 study suggests the dynamics of HIV proliferation in the viral reservoir might explain why viral load sometimes fails to become undetectable, especially when adherence is good.
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!
Dr. Sax is director of the HIV Program and Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston.