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The Contagion® HIV / AIDS specialty page provides HIV/AIDS-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

HIV / AIDS NEWS - Page 1

Study Finds Lower Than Expected Bone Density Loss in Regular PrEP Users
Although a new study finds that bone toxicities were lower than expected in PrEP users, investigators say that those at higher risk of bone fracture may want to seek PrEP alternatives once available.
Adult MSM PrEP Use May Help Lower HIV Prevalence in Adolescents
A new study combines models on PrEP use in both adult MSM as well as adolescent sexual minority males.
WHO: Meeting Global Goals for HIV, Hepatitis, STIs Requires Accelerated Effort
Meeting goals to eliminate HIV, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmitted infections by 2030 will require accelerated efforts, according to a progress report from the WHO.
Immediate HIV Treatment May Promote Robust CD4 Cell Response
Very early introduction of ART may alter HIV immune response long term, with implications for development of effective vaccine.
Dirty Needles, Social Stigma Contribute to Troubling HIV Outbreak in Pakistan: Public Health Watch
Nearly 500 children are infected with HIV after being put at risk due to poor medical practices in a country where violence against individuals living with HIV is still an issue.
What's in the Pipeline?
A look at up-and-coming HIV drugs in development.
Chinese Social Platform Uses Geolocation to Promote HIV Testing in MSM
Following the launch of the campaign in March 2015, investigators saw a 77% increase in HIV testing compared with January and February of the same year in Beijing.
DTG/3TC Offers Dual-Drug Therapy for Initial HIV Treatment
For the first time, patients with new HIV diagnoses have a 2-drug regimen option. 
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