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HIV / AIDS NEWS - Page 12

New Approach Can Resolve Controversies in the Realm of HIV
Scientists from Northwestern Medicine use a novel approach to gain a better understanding of the HIV lifecycle.
Can Aetna Recover After Catastrophic Confidentiality Breach? Public Health Watch Report
Aetna, the third-largest insurer in the United States, inadvertently sent HIV-positive patients letters that revealed their HIV status through a large, clear window envelope.
UNC Study Finds Some HIV Patients with Low Viral Loads Forgo Treatment
A recent UNC study found that about one-third of HIV-positive patients with low viral loads chose to ignore federal guidelines to begin ART.
Proton Pump Inhibitors Present Real Risks to People Living With HIV
Proton pump inhibitors present risks to all patients, but those with HIV are especially advised to be cautious in using them.
Hepatic Steatosis Affects More HIV Patients without HCV Coinfection
Researchers elucidate the prevalence of hepatic steatosis in patients infected with HIV, as well as in patients coinfected with HIV and HCV.
Older Adults Overlooked in HIV Prevention & Treatment Efforts
Dr. Brennan-Ing, ACRIA, shared in a presentation at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association that a growing population is being overlooked when it comes to HIV treatment and prevention: older adults.
Will Criminalizing Opioid Abuse Stop the Problem? Public Health Watch Report
This week we explore whether or not a national state of emergency and criminalizing opioid abuse will really help to stop the problem.
Assisted Partner Notification Leads to an Increase in HIV Testing Services
Newly diagnosed HIV patients have several options when it comes to notifying partners, but assisted partner notification leads to the best outcomes.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?