Message on Opioids From HIV Docs to Colleagues Is Clear: Get Training, Prescribe Buprenorphine, Save Lives
Although IDWeek is over, many conference presenters sought to impart one lasting message to their colleagues: Start treating your patients with opioid use disorder and get political about it.
With several new regimens nearing late-stage trials, a new generation of HIV antiretrovirals may soon be entering the marketplace.
A dial-in hotline program in New York City has helped qualified patients access post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) at their local pharmacies, raising the possibility that remote screening methods could be an important way to bolster PEP use.
HIV-positive donor, HIV-negative recipient; continuum of care after incarceration in U.S.; reduced bone mineral density among men with HIV under 50; discouraging anti-inflammatory findings for an antiplatelet agent.
Delstrigo, a fixed-dose combination regimen containing the newly approved antiretroviral doravirine (Pifeltro), lamivudine (3TC, Epivir), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (Viread), was non-inferior to other triple combination therapies in participan...
Despite their increased risk, only one-third of adolescents and young adults with known opioid use disorder were screened for hepatitis C, according to a study released at the IDWeek conference in San Francisco.
Melanie Thompson, M.D., provided a round up of this year's successes failures in HIV clinical research at IDWeek 2018 in San Francisco.
As a last resort, doctors in South Africa have tranplanted part of an HIV-positive woman's liver into her HIV-negative child.
The benefits of pre-pregnancy HIV treatment initiation for mothers-to-be; HIV diagnoses rise among young U.S. MSM; cost effectiveness of PrEP for heterosexual women; methotrexate and arterial function.
More Than 30 Years Later, the UK Government Opens Inquiry Into Blood Contaminated With HIV and Hepatitis C
On Sept. 24, the first widespread inquiry into how thousands of people in the United Kingdom received contaminated blood in the 1970s and 1980s began with a preliminary hearing and a commemoration event dedicated to the victims.