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The Years Ahead in Biomedical HIV Prevention Research Img

The Years Ahead in Biomedical HIV Prevention Research

This infographic from AVAC looks ahead at the status of large-scale prevention trials through 2020.

Young Gay Men of Color Find PrEP Acceptable, but Struggle With Adherence Img

Young Gay Men of Color Find PrEP Acceptable, but Struggle With Adherence

A recent study, published this month in JAIDS, gives insight into the challenges of PrEP uptake by young gay men of color.

How Bucking Climate Change Accord Would Hinder Fight Against HIV/AIDS Img

How Bucking Climate Change Accord Would Hinder Fight Against HIV/AIDS

"My work in South Africa is showing that managed HIV encounters a variety of social and environmental challenges that confront the possibility for healthy lives," Brian King writes.

In the Sessions and Hallways at the PrEP Summit, I Saw the Hope and Challenges of HIV Prevention Today Img

In the Sessions and Hallways at the PrEP Summit, I Saw the Hope and Challenges of HIV Prevention Today

Keiko Lane, M.F.T., finds herself connecting over the pain of losing so many to AIDS, even as she shares today's HIV prevention options with a gay, immigrant hotel worker in a serodiscordant relationship.

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New HIV Prevention Model Published

A complement to the HIV care continuum, the new model is a better way of articulating what HIV prevention should look like today.

Rings and Things: Other Ways to Prevent HIV Are on the Cards Img

Rings and Things: Other Ways to Prevent HIV Are on the Cards

Linda-Gail Bekker provides an overview of the new frontiers in HIV prevention.

Seven ID/HIV Things to Be Grateful for This Holiday Season, 2016 Edition Img

Seven ID/HIV Things to Be Grateful for This Holiday Season, 2016 Edition

"The expression of gratitude is well known to make you happier," Paul Sax M.D. writes. "Plus, it's the season. So here's a brief list of things in our fascinating field to be grateful for as you get the turkey ready."

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Do ID Clinicians Perpetuate Our Own Stigma?

"The stigma associated with Infectious Diseases is as much a part of the field as knowing why Pneumocystis carinii is now Pneumocystis jirovecii, and how to pronounce the drug class that includes linezolid and tedizolid," Paul Sax, M.D. writes....

It's Time to Start Thinking About Anal Sex as a Risk Factor for HIV In Women Img

It's Time to Start Thinking About Anal Sex as a Risk Factor for HIV In Women

A staggering 38% of new HIV infections among low-income women in the U.S. may be due to anal intercourse, which is poorly understood in women, according to a study presented at HIVR4P 2016.

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Advances in Research on HIV Prevention for Women

NIH's Carl Dieffenbach, Ph.D., discusses new findings from the ASPIRE study about the experiences of women who used a vaginal ring at the recent HIV Research for Prevention Conference in Chicago.