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Implants for Delivery of Antiretroviral Drugs for HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
Implants are promising for long-term, sustained, and reversible delivery of ARV drugs that may bypass adherence challenges for end users.
Two-Drug HIV Regimen May Control Virus in Treatment-Naive Patients
ViiV Healthcare study results suggest a 2-drug regimen may control HIV in treatment-naïve patients. 
Cancer Rates Highest in Virally Unsuppressed Veterans With HIV
Having HIV increases cancer risk, but long-term viral suppression, as well as early treatment, can significantly lower chances of a cancer diagnosis.
Tracking Opioid Use Among Those With HIV: A Potential Cause for Concern—Public Health Watch
A new study reveals that HIV clinicians may not be doing enough to monitor for opioid abuse/misuse among patients.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—June 3, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Recurrence of HPV Types Found in Vaccine High Among Men with High-Risk Sexual Behavior
A higher number of new sexual partners, as well as lifetime sexual partners, may drive this risk in these patients.
<i>A Fumigatus</i> Recruits Actin to Help Cross Key Barrier
A new study looks at the process by which A. fumigatus crosses the airway epithelium, positing a theory involving the use of actin to tunnel into cells.
HIV in Women Better Managed Than Diabetes
The results of a new study reveal that rates of viral suppression in women infected with HIV have improved since 2001; however, control of diabetes mellitus has remained poor, regardless of HIV status.