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Top HIV News of 2017
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of December 17, 2017
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
Tenofovir, Used to Combat HIV, Also Acts on Herpes
Scientists are working on developing preventive and therapeutic strategies that target both HIV and herpes, as having herpes may make individuals more vulnerable to contracting HIV.
New Study Identifies Most Beneficial Age for One-Time HIV Screening Test
For young adults without risk factors for HIV, a new study finds several benefits to a one-time routine screening at age 25.
Male Virgins Still at Risk for HPV Infection
A new study conducted by University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston investigators finds that male virgins can still acquire HPV, underscoring the need for vaccination.
Duke University Investigators Create More Accurate HIV Incidence Test
Investigators from the Duke Human Vaccine Institute have developed a binding assay capable of more accurately identifying new versus long-standing HIV infections.
Anal High-Risk HPV Infection More Common in HIV-Positive MSM
Anal high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) infections are known to lead to anal cancer.
Vitamin D Found to Be Ineffective Against ART-Related Lipid and Metabolic Dysfunction
Vitamin D is known to boost bone health, but a recent study demonstrates that it has little impact on the metabolic side effects of a newly begun antiretroviral therapy (ART) regime.