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Intensive Intervention Re-Engages Patients Lost to Care in Inner-City Philadelphia Clinic Img

Intensive Intervention Re-Engages Patients Lost to Care in Inner-City Philadelphia Clinic

Actively identifying patients living with HIV who have been lost to care and then implementing a brief, focused, patient-oriented bundled intervention in two dedicated office visits improved re-engagement in HIV care at a large urban HIV clinic in Ph...

Factors Associated With 10 Years of Continuous Viral Load Suppression on HIV Treatment Img

Factors Associated With 10 Years of Continuous Viral Load Suppression on HIV Treatment

There is no magic formula for achieving at least 10 years of continuous viral load suppression in people living with HIV. However, a poster presented at IDWeek 2014 shows several factors that may be associated with continuous viral load suppression....

Preventing and Treating HIV-Associated Bone Disease Img

Preventing and Treating HIV-Associated Bone Disease

Given the elevated risk of osteoporosis in people living with HIV -- especially in men over 50 and postmenopausal women -- "clinicians need to be aware of optimal screening and management of bone disease," according to Todd T. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., of ...

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HIV Attachment Inhibitor BMS-663068 Compares Well to Boosted Atazanavir at 24 Weeks Img

HIV Attachment Inhibitor BMS-663068 Compares Well to Boosted Atazanavir at 24 Weeks

In its bid to become the first approved member of a new class of HIV medications, the attachment inhibitor BMS-663068, also known as "068" or fostemsavir, showed similar efficacy to ritonavir (Norvir)-boosted atazanavir (Reyataz) in Phase 2b study re...

Anal Cancer Screening Warranted for Heterosexuals With HIV, Not Just MSM Img

Anal Cancer Screening Warranted for Heterosexuals With HIV, Not Just MSM

Heterosexual HIV-infected men and women have a high prevalence of markers associated with anal cancer, such as infection with high-risk human papillomavirus (hr-HPV) and cytological abnormalities, according to study results presented at IDWeek 2013. ...

Should HIV-Serodiscordant Couples Always Take Preventive Measures? Experts Debate Img

Should HIV-Serodiscordant Couples Always Take Preventive Measures? Experts Debate

You're in a long-term, committed, monogamous relationship with a loving partner. You don't have HIV, but your partner does -- and is on stable, successful HIV treatment. Is unprotected sex "safe enough"?

Excessive Drinking May Be a Problem Among Young, White People With HIV Img

Excessive Drinking May Be a Problem Among Young, White People With HIV

HIV meds appear more likely to stop working among HIV-positive people who frequently drink alcohol -- but frequent drinking doesn't seem to have a bad effect on CD4 counts.

Early Treatment and Weight Management May Prevent Common Comorbidities in Young People Living With HIV Img

Early Treatment and Weight Management May Prevent Common Comorbidities in Young People Living With HIV

Newly diagnosed people often have two or more additional health problems, such as depression, high cholesterol or high blood pressure. But research shows all of these issues can be tackled alongside HIV.

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Extremely Low Among People With HIV Img

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Extremely Low Among People With HIV

HIV-positive people rarely receive proper screening for colorectal cancer in the U.S., making it hard for researchers to gauge just how common it is.