To Increase Access to HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, New York State Updated Its Guidelines for Clinicians
If you’re a provider in or outside the state, you’ll want to read these new guidelines.
May 21, 2020: PrEP demographics by health insurance claim data; pediatricians call for better PrEP formulations for teens; weight gain after switching from TDF to TAF; two-drug regimen efficacy when baseline viral load is high.
April 30, 2020: Substance use relapse following opioid therapy for chronic pain; affect of cannabis on blood-brain barrier disruptions; PrEP considerations for adolescents; updated CDC contraceptive recommendations for women at risk for HIV.
A new JAIDS study shows linking to care quickly after diagnosis matters. But there’s more to it.
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.
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.
HIV is a symptom of a larger problem. To get to the root, providers must help by addressing the many issues that come when a person doesn't have a home.
In this op-ed, a group of family physicians and HIV specialists revisit the cruel reality happening at the U.S. border for people living with HIV.
Nov. 20, 2019: Adherence required to maintain suppression; the accuracy of Framingham scores in assessing cardiovascular risk; long-term success rates for kidney transplants; integration of hypertension services with HIV care.
The vaccine for human papillomavirus got a bad rap when it debuted. And yet time has shown it's very effective in reducing cancers linked to HPV.