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Living and Aging With HIV: Recognition and Management of Common Prescribing Pitfalls
With advancements in antiretroviral therapy, people with HIV are now living longer and developing age-related chronic conditions.
<i>Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i> in Patients With HIV Carries Mortality Risk
Relying solely on blood tests means clinicians may miss cases of potentially deadly M tuberculosis—and waiting days to treat suspected cases could prove fatal.
People Facing HIV Stigma Are Less Likely To Make Their Next Care Visit
Patients facing HIV stigma may encounter difficulties with retention in care.
George Hanna, MD: Islatravir Presentations at CROI 2020
George Hanna, MD, vice president and therapeutic head of infectious diseases at Merck Laboratories, discusses data from CROI 2020 on islatravir.
A Modeling Study Points the Way to Stopping HIV Spread
The US government has ambitious goals to expand the number of people tested and treated for HIV in the coming years. A new study details the best interventions to make the biggest difference for the most people.
Virus-Delivered Anti-HIV Antibody Shows Promise in NIH Study
An antibody gene delivered by a harmless virus produced anti-HIV antibodies for a sustained period.
PrEP Coverage Associated with Decreased HIV Diagnoses
HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis appears to be making a difference, according to new research, which showed an association between increases in PrEP coverage and decreases in HIV diagnosis rates in the United States.
FLAIR Trial Results Advance Possibility for Long-Acting ART
 A new study results demonstrate that a cabotegravir/rilpivirine injectable, delivered monthly, is noninferior to standard daily oral antiretroviral therapy and is well tolerated by patients.
Is there a cure? How long until we find it? And will it work for the majority of people living with HIV?