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Bictegravir in the Body -- Preliminary Information About Drug Interactions Img

Bictegravir in the Body -- Preliminary Information About Drug Interactions

The experimental integrase inhibitor being developed by Gilead Sciences is currently in phase III clinical trials.

A New Nuke in the Works -- GS-9131 Img

A New Nuke in the Works -- GS-9131

The new nucleoside analogue GS-9131 may be useful as part of regimens for people who have strains of drug-resistant HIV.

The Capsid Inhibitor -- A New Class to Enter Clinical Trials Img

The Capsid Inhibitor -- A New Class to Enter Clinical Trials

A capsid inhibitor could affect three parts of HIV's life cycle and could be used by itself in the prevention of HIV infection. However, much work lies ahead before this drug's developer can be certain about that.

Implementation of a Rapid HIV Diagnostic and Referral Strategy Img

Implementation of a Rapid HIV Diagnostic and Referral Strategy

One study in Amsterdam deployed a strategy to identify acute HIV in men who have sex with men (MSM) and then link newly diagnosed individuals to care.

Using Electronic Medical Records to Help Place Patients in the HCV Care Cascade Img

Using Electronic Medical Records to Help Place Patients in the HCV Care Cascade

What if an electronic medical record-based algorithm could make it easier and quicker to place individuals living with hepatitis C in the care cascade? That's exactly what one study is looking into, as it aims to help identify and get individuals wit...

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders and the Gut Microbiome Img

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders and the Gut Microbiome

One study set out to evaluate the role that the microbiome plays in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. Terri Wilder, M.S.W., spoke with study author Josue Perez-Santiago, Ph.D., at CROI 2017.

Opt-Out HIV and HCV Testing at the Dallas County Jail Img

Opt-Out HIV and HCV Testing at the Dallas County Jail

One study set out to examine how effective opt-out testing for HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) could be among individuals who entered the Dallas County jail.

The Impact of HIV Health Literacy on Viral Suppression Img

The Impact of HIV Health Literacy on Viral Suppression

One factor that could help determine whether a person achieves an undetectable viral load is their health literacy, which is the measure of personal engagement and ability to seek medical care.

Frame PrEP as Part of a 'Healthy Sex Life' for Better Adherence Img

Frame PrEP as Part of a 'Healthy Sex Life' for Better Adherence

Brief, empowering messaging around pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can lead to better medication adherence, new research has found.

Running a PrEP Clinic in a Community Pharmacy Setting Img

Running a PrEP Clinic in a Community Pharmacy Setting

For one pharmacy in Seattle, the pharmacist plays multiple roles, doing everything from the HIV testing, to the patient education, to the prescribing of PrEP.