Richard Jefferys, an expert in HIV cure research, spoke to TheBodyPro about this new case of HIV remission -- and the danger in rushing to publish these stories, especially for people who live with stigma.
More research is needed to understand the connections between HIV, mental health, and the neurocircuitry that controls executive function.
Undetectable equals untransmittable (U=U) has improved HIV prevention and tackled stigma, but there are still a few questions to answer.
A leading researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention addressed community concerns that surveillance data will be used to put people in prison under HIV criminalization laws.
"We don't need to spend another $140 million to find out how to retain people in care," activist David Barr writes. "We need to invest in the kinds of services people need so that they can use treatment easily and effectively."
People With HIV Have Substantially Higher Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death at Low CD4 Counts or Detectable Viral Load
New research involving veterans highlights the need to monitor HIV-positive patients for cardiovascular risk.
The global increase in sexually transmitted infections was a major focus of the CROI 2019 meeting in Seattle, Washington.
A pooled analysis presented at CROI 2019 showed fewer kidney and bone density issues with tenofovir alafenamide in cisgender women than were found with the older formulation.
A CROI 2019 study suggests the dynamics of HIV proliferation in the viral reservoir might explain why viral load sometimes fails to become undetectable, especially when adherence is good.
Phase 3 Results With Dual Therapy Cabotegravir/Rilpivirine Long-Acting Injections: ATLAS and FLAIR Studies
Two oral presentations at CROI 2019 showed that dual therapy with long-acting monthly injections resulted in very low levels of virological failure with high participant preference for injections compared to oral combinations.
Dolutegravir More Effective Than Efavirenz at Achieving Viral Suppression During Late-Term Pregnancy, New Study Shows
Unlike some previous studies that focused on early pregnancy, this study showed no associated congenital disabilities with either drug.