HIV in the News

Published on: May 21, 2015
Differences in the bacterial colonies in the genital tracts of South African women, when compared with American women, may raise the South Africans’ relative risk of HIV infection.
Published on: May 21, 2015
Young men who have sex with men in a New York City area cohort are more likely to contract HIV if they are of low socioeconomic status.
Published on: May 20, 2015
Daily Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against HIV takes five to seven days to reach top estimated effectiveness among gay men.
Published on: May 19, 2015
Marijuana use among people coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C is linked with a lowered risk of insulin resistance.
Published on: May 18, 2015
Newer NNRTI–based antiretroviral regimens may keep HIV viral loads suppressed when adherence levels are as low as 85 percent.
Published on: May 14, 2015
A rise in opioid dependency and in the rate of injection drug use in four central Appalachian states has occurred in tandem with a rising hepatitis C incidence.
Published on: May 14, 2015
In less than a year, the number of New York State residents receiving Truvada as PrEP prescriptions through Medicaid has nearly tripled.
Published on: May 13, 2015
Reproductive-age women living with HIV and their physicians inconsistently and inadequately discuss contraception.
Published on: May 12, 2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has joined with University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to pursue HIV cure strategies.
Published on: May 11, 2015
The New York City health department's recent fear-based HIV prevention campaign may have led to unintended consequences by stigmatizing young black and Latino men who have sex with men.