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NIH Announces First Trial Assessing Safety of Injectable HIV PrEP in Women
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have announced plans for a new trial testing the effectiveness of the injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drug, cabotegravir, in sexually-active women.
World AIDS Day: Addressing the Challenges Ahead in the Fight Against HIV—Special Public Health Watch Report
Although much has changed since the first World AIDS Day in 1988, the effects of the disease on public health remain significant, even as more individuals are “living” with the virus and fewer are dying from it.
HIV Patients with Cancer May Have a New Treatment Option
Individuals with cancer and HIV used to be excluded from clinical trials due to safety concerns, but new positive results open up treatment avenues for this population.
Merck's ISENTRESS Approved by FDA to Treat HIV-1 in Newborns
The FDA has approved Merck’s ISENTRESS to be used in combination with other antiretroviral agents to treat HIV-1 in certain newborns.
Young Adults Engaging in More Diverse Sexual Practices
A recent study finds that younger individuals are partaking in a wider range of sexual practices than they did 20 years ago. What does that mean for their health and well-being?
Don't Guess, Get The Test: Increased Testing Key to Stopping HIV Epidemic
Many individuals live with HIV for years before they are aware of their status. HIV testing is crucial if we hope to bring a close to the ongoing epidemic.
Researchers Develop New Algorithm for Diagnosing Tuberculosis in Patients With HIV
Researchers in South Africa have developed a symptom score card to help diagnose tuberculosis infections in individuals with HIV.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of November 19, 2017
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?