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Black patient discussing treatment options with a nurse
Conference Coverage

Black Women Living With HIV Deserve Care Tailored to Them

A systematic review of research between 2000 and 2016 found no studies of interventions specifically designed to support medication adherence among HIV-positive black women.

Several Medication Pill Bottles On Table In Front Of Windows
Conference Coverage

Patients With HIV Should Think About How Many Pills They Take a Day

Taking more than five medications could be a problem. And many people with HIV are at risk of being on medication overload.

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Conference Coverage

Stigma Was at Forefront of Annual Meeting of HIV Nurses

Nurses who care for people living with HIV wrestled with stigma around the illness at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference.

Fatigued young person sleeping on mattress.
Conference Coverage

When It Comes to HIV and Fatigue, Nurses Have a Role in Breaking the Cycle

While there is not yet an app for helping patients to manage their fatigue, nurses can help patients get out of the house by finding a physical activity they enjoy.

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News

This Week in HIV Research: New Explorations of Antiretroviral Adherence

Nov. 14, 2019: Psychiatric disorders, adherence, and viral suppression; depression and adherence among women with HIV; using hair to link food insecurity and HIV viremia; a point-of-care test for tenofovir adherence.

Health worker holding patient's hand
Conference Coverage

Addressing Trauma Is an Essential Component of Hospital Care for People With HIV

Trauma-informed care should be implemented in all care settings, a study presented at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care conference finds.

Doctor showing patient syringe for injecting testosterone.
News

When Providers Don't Use Gender-Affirming Language, It Negatively Impacts HIV-Positive Transgender Women's Health

A new study shows that helping clinicians use gender-affirming language is important for transgender women in care. But we need more research on how HIV medications and feminizing hormones interact.

David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H.
Viewpoints

My Advice to Doctors: Screw the Facade and Get Close to Your Patients

Doctors are trained to remain coolly detached. But David Malebranche, M.D., M.P.H., discusses how opening up to his patients, including young, black, same-gender-loving men living with HIV, may help save lives.

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News

This Week in HIV Research: Removing Barriers to Better Care

Oct. 31, 2019: HCV treatment efficacy regardless of injection drug use; chronic pain, marijuana, and prescription opoids; the most urgent HIV training priorities; neuro effects of switching from Atripla to Complera.

Christina Garcia and Patricia "PJ" Nachman of TIN Rx
Interviews

To Combat LGBTQ and HIV Stigma, These Two Women Are Reinventing the Pharmacy

For people taking medications for HIV prevention, HIV treatment, STIs, or transgender health care, this couple -- in life and in business -- seeks to revolutionize the pharmacy experience at TIN Rx in San Francisco.

Meet the Experts

Paul E. Sax, M.D. Img
Paul E. Sax, M.D.

Dr. Sax is director of the HIV Program and Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston.

David Alain Wohl, M.D. Img
David Alain Wohl, M.D.

David Alain Wohl, M.D., is a professor at the University of North Carolina, site leader of the UNC AIDS Clinical Trials Unit at Chapel Hill, director of the North Carolina AETC, and co-director of HIV services for the NC state prison system.