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What's Hot in Infectious Disease and HIV Science
Investigators presented advances in basic and clinical research on infectious diseases and HIV in the past year at ID Week.
Can Drinking Coffee Boost Survival Rates Among HIV/HCV Co-Infected Patients?
The results of a 5-year study show that coffee drinking can cut down the risk of all-cause mortality in patients with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections.
Maraviroc-Containing PrEP Regimens Found to be Safe in Women
A Phase 2 study showed that maraviroc-containing antiretroviral regimens were generally safe and well-tolerated in a female population.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of September 24, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
How ART Affects HIV Patients with Cryptococcal Meningitis
Death rates among HIV-positive patients diagnosed with cryptococcal meningitis were slightly lower when antiretroviral therapy was delayed a few weeks after diagnosis.
Development of IPM's Vaginal Ring Designed to Reduce HIV-1 Receives $25 Million Boost
Made of a flexible silicone material, the ring contains dapivirine, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor that blocks HIV’s ability to replicate inside of a healthy cell.

CDC Warns STDs Have Reached a Record High
The CDC’s most recent Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report shows that the rates of sexually transmitted diseases have reached a record high in the United States.
Is it Time to Consider Zika a Sexually-Transmitted Infection?
New research on Zika virus transmission leads some investigators to suggest that the virus should be labeled a sexually transmitted infection.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?