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Undetectable Equals Untransmittable
A breakthrough message for patients that must be delivered correctly by health care providers. The Undetectable Equals Untransmittable, or U=U, move­ment is a global campaign definitively stating that people living with HIV (PLWH) who have undetectable HIV RNA are unable to transmit HIV. 

By educating people, the hope is that they will get tested and, if necessary, start and stay on treatment. This message has been endorsed by many organizations, including the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the HIV Medicine Association.
Changes in Waist Circumference in People Taking ART
ART is associated with increased waist size in some people with HIV, and a new study aims to shed light on the factors involved.
Ending the HIV Epidemic by 2030—Is Trump's SOTU Promise Feasible? Public Health Watch
The bold promise in last week’s State of the Union address is achievable, but may mean keeping the Affordable Care Act.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Stop the Stigma
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is all about fighting the HIV stigma and encouraging education, testing, and prevention.
IMPAACT Study on HIV Medications Taken During Pregnancy to Begin New Phase in 2019
In an ongoing study spanning more than 15 years, investigators have made key discoveries about how HIV and TB drugs affect pregnant and postpartum women, leading to new safety and dosing recommendations for several medications.
In Race to Cure HIV, Gene Editing Has Potential and Pitfalls
In theory, investigators now have the tools to edit a patient’s genes to fight HIV. However, there’s a big difference between potential and reality.
FDA Accepts Supplemental NDAs for Two HIV Treatments
The sNDAs will seek approval for the use of doravirine and doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate in individuals with HIV-1 whose virus is suppressed and are switching from a stable antiretroviral regimen.
Assessing HIV Disparities Among Transgender Community
A new review shows transgender women face higher HIV rates than transgender men, but also finds a relative lack of data about transmen.
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