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Beauty Salon-Based Intervention Builds Knowledge of PrEP in Black Women

One challenge is that women perceive their risk for HIV infection as low

Hypertension, Statin Use Increased for Individuals Using TAF for PrEP

Incident hypertension, statin use higher with tenofovir alafenamide fumarate compared with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate

USPSTF Reaffirms Recommendation of PrEP for Those at Increased HIV Risk

Considerable net benefit seen for use of effective antiretroviral therapy for reducing risk for HIV acquisition

Long Targeted in Abortion Battle, U.S. Global AIDS Program Gets New Home in State...

Newly created bureau is meant to make health security a global priority while building the capacity of U.S. diplomats and local health systems to curb future outbreaks

Promising Outcomes Seen for Living Kidney Donors With HIV

Glomerular filtration rates decreased at two to four years of follow-up for the first three living kidney donors with HIV

Total Hip Arthroplasty Safe for HIV-Positive Patients

Postoperative variables, including rates of pneumonia, wound dehiscence, surgical site infection, no different in matched analysis

Pitavastatin Cuts Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients With HIV

Significant reduction seen in incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events over median follow-up of 5.1 years

Negligible Risk of Sexual Transmission With Low HIV Viremia

Review shows almost zero risk of sexual transmission when HIV viral loads are less than 1,000 copies/mL

European Man May Be Sixth Person to Be ‘Cured’ of HIV

All received stem cell transplants to treat cancer; however, sixth patient did not receive the transplant from a donor with a rare genetic abnormality that is resistant to HIV

Long-Acting ART Achieves Virologic Suppression for People With HIV

97.5 percent were projected to achieve virologic suppression by a median of 33 weeks