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A Review of Late-Stage HIV Antiretroviral Candidates at IDWeek 2017 Img

A Review of Late-Stage HIV Antiretroviral Candidates at IDWeek 2017

Highlights of major findings on new antiretroviral therapies, including data on long-acting injectable solutions and new combination treatments packed into a single pill.

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A Review of Late-Stage HIV Antiretroviral Candidates at IDWeek 2017

Highlights of major findings on new antiretroviral therapies, including data on long-acting injectable solutions and new combination treatments packed into a single pill.

Attendees observe a session at IDWeek 2017

PrEP Prescriptions Rise Sharply, but Unequally, in New York City

In New York City, the number of people taking PrEP has skyrocketed in recent years -- yet prescriptions are more likely to be written for affluent white men than others, research finds.

Attendees discuss a poster presentation at IDWeek 2017 (Credit: Infectious Diseases Society of America)

Ignorance About PrEP Is Common Among Health Care Providers, Studies Suggest

Several PrEP studies presented at IDWeek focused on the need for better education among clinicians and medical students regarding not only how PrEP works and whom it can benefit but also that it even exists as an HIV prevention option.

Triumeq Virologically Superior to Boosted-Atazanavir Regimen in Women's Trial Img

Triumeq Virologically Superior to Boosted-Atazanavir Regimen in Women's Trial

A fixed-dose combination of dolutegravir plus abacavir/lamivudine proved virologically superior to once-daily ritonavir-boosted atazanavir plus tenofovir/emtricitabine, in a large study of women with HIV.

Prison Release and Inequality Tied to HIV Prevalence in 12-City U.S. Study Img

Prison Release and Inequality Tied to HIV Prevalence in 12-City U.S. Study

Measures of prison release, inequality and poverty were independently associated with higher HIV prevalence, in a study presented at IDWeek 2016.

Heart, Kidney, Bone Disease Rates Higher With Than Without HIV Over 2003-2013 Img

Heart, Kidney, Bone Disease Rates Higher With Than Without HIV Over 2003-2013

Prevalence of cardiovascular disease, renal impairment and fractures or osteoporosis was higher with than without HIV every year from 2003 to 2013.

High Sexually Transmitted Infection Rates Spur Condom Debate Img

High Sexually Transmitted Infection Rates Spur Condom Debate

At the recent IDWeek 2016 conference in New Orleans, researchers presented data to try and answer the question: What's causing the rising STI rates among gay and bisexual men over the past several years?

Kidney and Bone Markers Improve After TDF-to-TAF Switch in People 50 or Older Img

Kidney and Bone Markers Improve After TDF-to-TAF Switch in People 50 or Older

Switching from tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) to tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) improved kidney and bone markers in a study focused on people 50 years old or older.

HIV Treatment Reduces but Does Not Abolish CNS Inflammation in Past Substance Users Img

HIV Treatment Reduces but Does Not Abolish CNS Inflammation in Past Substance Users

Antiretroviral therapy reduced systemic and central nervous system (CNS) inflammation in past substance users compared with nonusers, according to the results of a study presented at IDWeek 2016.