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 opportunistic infection guidelines on May 26.
Immediate HIV Treatment Initiation With Integrase Inhibitors Leads to Large Drop in Secondary HIV Transmission Among MSM
Integrase inhibitors are known to be potent first-line therapy options. Recent research suggests their benefits extend to onward HIV prevention as well.
As CATIE reports, a Canadian study found that people living with HIV were more likely to be lonely than the average person—and that loneliness grew more common the younger a person with HIV was.
Recent studies examine the role anal sex is playing in HIV rates and anal cancer among women.
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.
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.