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The Contagion® HIV / AIDS specialty page provides HIV/AIDS-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

HIV / AIDS NEWS - Page 10

CDC Finds PrEP Not Reaching Americans Who Need It, Particularly African Americans
First detailed analysis by race and risk group finds that two-thirds of those who could benefit from PrEP are African American or Latino, but they account for the smallest percentage of prescriptions to date.
Bictegravir Single-Dose Combo Found to Be As Safe & Effective As DTG/ABC/3TC
Week 48 safety results show that switching to B/F/TAF was noninferior to remaining on DTG/ABC/3TC.
Bictegravir Combo Single-Dose Regimen Comparable to SBR in Select HIV-1 Positive Adults
Week 24 safety and efficacy data on women who switched from a baseline regimen (SBR) to B/F/TAF were presented at CROI 2018.
Exploring Factors That Contribute to Increased Risk of HIV Infection in Transgender Women
More research is needed but characterizing the biologic risk factors associated with HIV that are specific to transgender women may be key to informing more effective preventive strategies.
MSM Found to Underestimate Risk of HIV Infection, Hindering Uptake of PrEP
Research suggests misperceptions about the risk of HIV infection should be corrected at the time of testing, with PrEP initiated same-day if appropriate.
Aging Individuals With HIV Should Be Closely Monitored for Diabetes
Although antiretroviral therapy has led to significantly longer life expectancies among individuals with HIV, this, in turn, has contributed to the likelihood that these individuals will develop age-related comorbidities at earlier ages.
Harnessing the Power of International, Interdisciplinary Collaboration on the Quest to Cure HIV
International interdisciplinary collaboration will bring us that much closer to a cure for HIV.
 
<i>Contagion</i>® to Report on the 2018 CROI Conference in Boston
Contagion® will be providing exclusive coverage on the conference, and so, keep your eyes peeled for session coverage and interviews with some of the key presenters.