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Monotherapy with UB-421 antibody

UB-421 Monotherapy Maintains HIV Viral Suppression

Suppression maintained for up to 16 weeks in HIV-infected undergoing analytic treatment interruption
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is becoming an increasingly important cause of liver disease and liver mortality among patients with HIV

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Burden Up Among HIV-Infected

NAFLD becoming increasingly important cause of liver disease, liver mortality
For gay and bisexual men

STI Incidence Up After Receipt of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis

Younger age, greater partner number, group sex, but not condom use, linked to increased risk of STI
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced the approval of Dovato (dolutegravir and lamivudine)

First Two-Drug Regimen Approved for HIV-1 Treatment

Dovato indicated for use in patients with no history of antiretroviral treatment
Among U.S. veterans with HIV infection

Depressive Symptoms May Up Risk for Death in HIV+ Veterans

However, depression linked to higher risk for death in HIV-uninfected, but not HIV-infected, U.S. veterans
Many adults at high risk for HIV infection have low rates of human papillomavirus vaccination

AACR: HPV Vax Low for Adults at High Risk for HIV Infection

Age, sex, sexual orientation differences in HPV vaccination rates were statistically significant
Dolutegravir should be considered for antiretroviral therapy in treating HIV in women of childbearing potential in resource-limited settings

Dolutegravir Feasible for HIV Tx in Women of Childbearing Age

Risk for neural tube defects offset by fewer deaths among women, decreased sexual HIV transmission

March 2019 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for March 2019. This roundup includes...
Most new HIV transmissions are from people who do not know they have HIV infection or are aware of infection but are not receiving care

CDC: New HIV Transmission Often From Those Unaware of Infection

Almost 80 percent of new transmissions from people not aware or aware but not receiving regular care
For HIV-infected patients

One-Month Regimen Noninferior for Preventing HIV-Related TB

One-month rifapentine, isoniazid noninferior to nine months of isoniazid alone