Descovy’s approval for PrEP showcases real-life ramifications of leaving trans people out of research. But including trans people is about more than just saying trans people are welcome, says researcher Brian Minalga.
Jan. 23, 2020: Neurocognitive benefits of cannabis use; how unquantifiable HIV in CSF correlates to executive function; updated findings on efavirenz and microcephaly; cost-efficacy of a specialized HIV care coordination team.
Jan. 16, 2020: Texting (and stigma support) vs. email for care retention; beyond-childhood health risks for HIV-exposed infants; HIV, cardiovascular risk, and cognitive impairment; direct-acting antiviral efficacy and prescription delays.
“I’m not a physician. … We can diagnose and treat, but fundamentally we are taught to care.”
Even with an undetectable viral load, study participants who had been vaccinated as children lost smallpox immunity.
Reducing the time between contracting HIV and being diagnosed and starting treatment is key to ending the epidemic, this study finds.
Jan. 2, 2020: Cancer treatment among people with HIV in the Obamacare era; chemotherapy, CD4 count, and mortality; cutting meds to cut costs; tailoring interventions on the microepidemic level.
Ending the HIV Epidemic Is a Team Effort. The New York City and State Health Departments Discuss Their Combined Work
Johanne Morne, M.S., and Oni Blackstock, M.D., sat down with TheBody to discuss their successes and their work to close the disparities gap.
Dec. 19, 2019: Often-insufficient CD4 and viral load testing for women; factors affecting syphilis incidence among women with HIV; STI testing rates among people with HIV; the effect of benzodiazepines on neurocognition.
The HIV services organization Housing Works implemented a hepatitis C treatment program in New York City, with very high completion rates.
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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!