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This Week in HIV Research: The Burdens We Bear

June 10, 2021: Trauma, burden, and COVID-19 risk among PLWH; sleep and viral suppression; spirituality/religioisity, depression, and HIV risk; why anal cancer screening isn't enough.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
Rachel Levine, MD

COVID-19 Vaccines and the LGBTQ Community: The Messenger Matters

Fearing discrimination and mistreatment, a significant number of LGBTQ folks are in no rush to get vaccinated, surveys show.

By Larry Buhl
Malcolm Reid and Erik Paulk

Activists in Georgia Are Working to Modernize HIV Criminalization Laws

Laws that criminalize not disclosing one’s HIV status increase stigma and discrimination—and ignore scientific evidence.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
HIV people

This Week in HIV Research: It’s Not Just About HIV

June 3, 2021: Kaposi sarcoma despite ART; heat-based cervical HPV treatment; re-evaluating HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder; HIV and diabetes in Texas.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
Doctor is performing liver biopsy to women supporting with Ultrasound

Trends in Liver Cancer Among HIV-Positive People in North America

A large study finds an increased risk for liver cancer in some HIV-positive people—and offers several interventions that could help reduce the risk.

By Sean R. Hosein for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
city life

This Week in HIV Research: Welcome to the Real World

May 27, 2021: Recycling tenofovir in a second-line regimen; real-life two-drug regimen failure rates; jump-starting ART at sexual health clinics; viability of wearable devices in sleep assessment.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
doctor desk

Long-Acting ART Rollout: 3 Considerations for Clinicians

Four months after the approval of cabotegravir/rilpivirine, medical providers still face some tough questions about who might best benefit and how the medication might be covered.

By Larry Buhl
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This Week in HIV Research: A Question of Turnout

May 20, 2021: HIV testing and prevalence trends in the U.S.; groups at higher risk for losing viral suppression; intent vs. reality in making clinic appointments; transitioning from pediatric to adult HIV care.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
MichelleAmirKaty edit

Sexual Health Literacy for Providers Is Crucial to Ending the HIV Epidemic

New York physicians, physician assistants, and nurses may soon be required to talk about sex, gender identity, STIs, and HIV.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
homeless

Stable Housing Is Health Care For People Living With HIV

A recent study finds viral suppression rates and CD4+ cell counts were significantly lower among people experiencing homelessness.

By Michael Broder