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Retaining Patients in PrEP Care Faces Many Hurdles, Studies Show Img

Retaining Patients in PrEP Care Faces Many Hurdles, Studies Show

Most people who could benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis are not accessing it, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed at this year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

CROI 2018: Research for the Front Lines Img

CROI 2018: Research for the Front Lines

Rob Newells, executive director of the AIDS Project of the East Bay, gives his personal (U.S.-centered, black MSM-focused) highlights from CROI 2018.

Research Is Still Exploring Best Treatment Strategies for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women, Interactions With Contraceptives Img

Research Is Still Exploring Best Treatment Strategies for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women, Interactions With Contraceptives

Several new studies presented at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) underscore the complex ways that HIV risk and treatment adherence manifest among women of childbearing age.

HIV/HCV Coinfection: New Data Has Implications for Treatment-as-Prevention Efforts Img

HIV/HCV Coinfection: New Data Has Implications for Treatment-as-Prevention Efforts

Researchers at this year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) presented their findings on the ongoing challenges of treating hepatitis C infection among people with HIV.

Rate of Bone Loss on ART Slows After the First Year Img

Rate of Bone Loss on ART Slows After the First Year

Reassuring data that the initial loss in bone mineral density during the first year of antiretroviral therapy slowed during subsequent years.

CROI 2018: Highlights and What's Next for Advocates Img

CROI 2018: Highlights and What's Next for Advocates

This year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections broadened its lens from the lab to the ways that different strategies are, or might, have an impact in the context of people's complex lives.

Lobby of the Sheraton Boston Hotel adjoining the Hynes Convention Center

Injection Drug Use Among People Living With HIV: A Missed Opportunity to Save Lives

Panelists at CROI 2018 painted a bleak picture of the scale of the country's addiction crisis, noting that the never-before-seen dynamics of the current drug epidemic require creative approaches to HIV treatment and prevention among people who inject...

Statin Use Might Reduce Risk of Cancer in HIV-Positive People Img

Statin Use Might Reduce Risk of Cancer in HIV-Positive People

A large case-control analysis reported an overall association between statin use and a reduced risk of virus-mediated cancers in HIV-positive people.

Attendees in the poster hall at CROI 2018

Reported PrEP 'Failure' Most Likely a Lack of Proper Testing and Adherence

When is a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) failure actually a provider failure? And how do we tell the difference?

Not all women and girls living with HIV are getting the care they need

Dr. Gina Brown on Highlights of Research on Women and HIV From CROI 2018

Gina Brown, M.D., shares her reflections on some of the many research findings about HIV prevention, care, and treatment for women and girls presented at CROI 2018.