The latest update to official guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the treatment and care of people living with HIV occurred within the pediatric treatment guidelines on April 14.
Telemedicine is helping keep transgender patients connected to care, but gaps still exist.
Long-Acting Injectable HIV Meds Just as Good as Daily Pill for Newly Diagnosed and Those Already Undetectable
Questions still remain as to when FDA will approve, and how it will be implemented.
Reducing the time between contracting HIV and being diagnosed and starting treatment is key to ending the epidemic, this study finds.
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.
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.
The scientists noted that daily ingestion of methadone provides an opportunity to supervise the consumption of HIV medications in places where methadone is dispensed.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a three-drug regimen to treat complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections, both of which can be especially problematic for people living 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."
Authors of a literature review note the high prevalence of liver disease among people with HIV and recommend a step-by-step approach to management.
This will likely become the landmark study about the overall rate of neuropsychiatric side effects with this class of medicines over the next several years.