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Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women

Intervention group had greater reduction in condomless sex acts versus standard of care group
HIV and syphilis screening rates are low among adolescents who are diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease in the emergency department

HIV, Syphilis Screening Low With ED-Diagnosed PID in Adolescents

Findings among teens diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease in the emergency department

July 2018 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for July 2018. This roundup includes...
Ritonavir-boosted protease inhibitor therapy is associated with worse outcomes

Protease Inhibitors May Worsen Outcomes for HIV + Heart Failure

Higher rates seen for hyperlipidemia, diabetes, coronary artery disease, cardiovascular mortality
Recommendations for antiretroviral therapy have been updated for individuals at risk of or living with HIV; the 2018 recommendations of the International Antiviral Society-USA Panel are published in the July 24/31 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Guidelines for ART Updated for Those With or at Risk for HIV

ART recommended for almost all HIV-infected; should be initiated as soon as possible post diagnosis
Few HIV tests in the southern United States are provided for black men who have sex with men even though they account for a substantial percentage of new diagnoses

Few HIV Tests Given to Black Men Who Have Sex With Men in South

6 percent of HIV tests provided go to black MSM, though they account for 36 percent of new diagnoses
The Ten Questions screen is an effective way to screen HIV-positive children for neurodevelopmental problems in resource-poor areas

Ten Questions Screen Helps ID Disability in HIV+ Children

Study shows it effectively IDs neurodevelopmental problems in resource-poor areas
A mosaic adenovirus serotype 26-based HIV-1 vaccine induces immune responses in humans and rhesus monkeys

Mosaic HIV-1 Vaccine Induces Responses in Humans, Monkeys

Mosaic adenovirus serotype 26-based vaccine induces immune responses in humans, rhesus monkeys

June 2018 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in HIV & AIDS for June 2018. This roundup includes...
In honor of National HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day Is on June 27

Annual occasion is a good time for health care providers to encourage testing