Racism and Homophobia in Health Care Settings May Reduce PrEP Uptake for Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men, Study Finds
Racial segregation and medical mistrust in Milwaukee may keep pre-exposure prophylaxis out of their hands.
"The biggest barrier to care for transgender people is a lack of knowledgeable providers," said lead author Joshua D. Safer, M.D., with Mount Sinai Medical System.
June 27, 2019: Long-term viability of NRTI-free salvage therapy; factors associated with HIV treatment interruption; evolution of frailty risk among older people; skin and soft tissue infections among people with HIV.
"We're very much putting the patient in the driver's seat," said Heather Alt, deputy director of nursing with Whitman-Walker. "If folks didn't feel ready, we would not push them to start."
June 20, 2019: Housing stability and HIV viremia; how the stigma of poverty affects viral load; the best time to employ syringe services; promise for the practice of index testing.
Starting July 1, some HIV meds that are widely used will be excluded from their list.
Rectal and throat tests matter too, and providers should be recommending them.
May 30, 2019: Myocardial infarction risk among people with HIV; dolutegravir vs. efavirenz; a new way to estimate date of seroconversion; identifying people at imminent risk for disengagement from care.
These two tests make it easier to diagnose sexually transmitted infections that often go untreated.
May 23, 2019: How CD4 variables over time affect anal cancer risk; when to consider anal pap smears for women; switching from E/C/F/TAF to ABC/3TC; new data on marijuana use among people with HIV.