More than 80 percent of U.S. HIV transmissions in 2016 were from people who were unaware of their status or had been diagnosed but lost to follow-up.
Although people living with HIV who "party and play" appear more likely to struggle with treatment adherence, new research suggests that concern does not apply to PrEP.
As the 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference kicked off on March 18, plenary speakers discussed not only recent biomedical advances, but also what is truly needed in heavily affected U.S. communities to end the epidemic.
This study identified some information about transgender women's sexual networks in Los Angeles. But activists worry about privacy and the potential that the surveillance method will be used in HIV criminalization cases.
This study shows that with the right supportive services, black men who have sex with men will use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and with very high adherence.
"Placing more attention on meeting the sexual health and holistic wellness needs of gay men affected by sexualized substance use is critical," writes the associate director of Ontario's Gay Men's Sexual Health Alliance.
Some have expressed concern that, as PrEP use increases in the U.S., so will the transmission of other STIs. A new study pushes back against that worry.
Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise in the U.S. A recent study explored whether chlamydia and gonorrhea infections have a direct relationship to HIV rates and, if so, how large the impact is.
New data from CDC show that rates of HIV infection among transgender women in the U.S. are lower than previous estimates, but still, nearly 45% of black transgender women are living with HIV.
Although the move means that more Britons might be able to access free PrEP, this study is also controversial for being seen as a way to delay full government approval.