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42 Percent of Transgender Women With Valid HIV Test Are HIV+

Prevalence varies by race/ethnicity, ranging from 17 percent among Whites to 65 percent among American Indian/Alaska Natives

One-Fourth of HIV Patients Report Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

Authors say screening and linkage to supportive services needed for HIV patients

Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies Do Not Prevent Overall HIV-1 Acquisition

Analysis of pooled data from proof-of-concept trials shows bnAb VRC01 does reduce incidence of infection with VRC01-sensitive isolates

Immediate Start of ART for HIV May Impact 10-Year Risk for Cancer

Deferral of antiretroviral therapy may lead to small increase in risk for AIDS-defining cancer

Cocaine Use, HIV Affect Coronary Plaque Morphology

Cocaine use significantly linked to 23.7 percent of radiomic features identified in plaque; HIV infection linked to 1.3 percent

Among Blacks, Late-Stage HIV Diagnosis Varies by Rurality

Across rural, urban, metropolitan areas, linkage to care within one month of diagnosis was similar but below targets

Medicaid Expansion Tied to Increase in Diagnoses of HIV

Medicaid expansion also tied to increase in preexposure prophylaxis use

COVID-19 Outcomes Worse for Persons Living With Diagnosed HIV

COVID-19 diagnosis rates are similar for those with, without HIV, but hospitalization and death rates are up with HIV

FDA Approves First Once-a-Month HIV Therapy

FDA Approves First Monthly Injectable Regimen for HIV

Trials show virologic suppression in comparable numbers of patients receiving monthly injection with Cabenuva, daily current antiretroviral regimen

Guidelines Developed for Diabetes Management in CKD

Kidney Disease May Add to Higher Risk for CVD Due to HIV

The effect of HIV serostatus on brachial artery flow-mediated dilation strongly influenced by kidney function