https://www.thebodypro.com/tag/viewpoints

Viewpoints

The Latest

Map of Thailand

Reported 'PrEP Failure' in Thailand May Be a Result of Missing Acute HIV Infection: Here's What You Need to Know

The Infectious Diseases Society of America reported on June 29, 2018, that a new HIV acquisition had been found in a person using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Dolutegravir Preconception Signal: Time Is Up for Shoddy Surveillance Img

Dolutegravir Preconception Signal: Time Is Up for Shoddy Surveillance

"It is hard to imagine how in 2018 we could be in this situation where women with HIV are being so woefully underserved," Polly Clayden writes.

Bruce Richman at Adherence 2018

U=U Offers a 'Message of Hope' for People Living With HIV -- and Providers Need to Spread the Word

Leading researchers and clinicians who influence best practices for conversations about the direct and indirect impact of HIV infection and treatment agree that communications regarding transmission must shift.

Today Is the Day: A Call to Action for Providers During LGBTQ Pride Month Img

Today Is the Day: A Call to Action for Providers During LGBTQ Pride Month

"The LGBTQ community needs health care providers to open their eyes and commit to our health, well-being, and healing," Jessica Halem writes. "We need them to be aware of our history and the reasons why so many of us don't trust that doctors and nurs...

Katherine Bar, M.D.; Jonathan Li, M.D.; Davey Smith, M.D., M.A.S.

Strategies for a Cure

Three researchers talk about ongoing HIV cure research within the AIDS Clinical Trials Group, treatment interruptions, and when we might see a cure.

AIDSVu PrEP map

State-Level PrEP Utilization Data Now Available From AIDSVu

The new maps from AIDSVu show more than 77,000 people were prescribed PrEP in 2016, with an average 73 percent increase year over year in persons using PrEP across the U.S. from 2012.

The Usual Suspects: Common Challenges for End the Epidemic Planning and Implementation in Emerging Jurisdictions Img

The Usual Suspects: Common Challenges for End the Epidemic Planning and Implementation in Emerging Jurisdictions

Leaders and experts in End the Epidemic planning processes share their perspectives on some of the most common roadblocks.

U=U t-shirt

U=U: What HIV Providers Should Know

Due to community pressure and activism, the language that physicians, scientists, and public health bodies use to describe the potential for HIV transmission when a person has an undetectable viral load is now much clearer.

Monica Gandhi, Sharon L. Hillier, Lisa Diane White, Dázon Dixon Diallo, and Tonia Poteat

More Women Must Be Included in Academia and in Clinical Trials, Panelists Demand

Presentations on women in research at this year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections highlighted the lack of inclusion, offered ideas on how to remedy the situation, and showed how one woman moved from advocate to researcher.

More HIV Research Highlights From CROI 2018 Img

More HIV Research Highlights From CROI 2018

Three video interviews with federal HIV leaders who shared perspectives about the science coming out of the conference and its implications for HIV prevention, care, and treatment.