Results of this study suggest a combined epidemic of sexual ill-health, drug use harms, and mental illness among HIV-positive MSM who engage in slamsex and chemsex.
Veronica Hackethal, MD
PrEP can decrease risk of HIV transmission. It can also contribute to risky sexual behavior and STIs.
The population of children who had prenatal exposure to HIV and to antiretroviral agents who do not become infected with HIV is growing. What effect do ARVs have on neurodevelopment in this group?
Clinical trials of second generation direct-acting antivirals in HCV show high cure rates. But do those rates reflect real life?
A systematic approach may help more primary care clinicians identify men who have sex with men among their patients, which in turn could help them focus on patients in need of more frequent HIV testing and preventive services.
Why has the HIV epidemic shifted from affluent gay white men in New York and San Francisco to impoverished people of color in the South?
While a few studies have suggested that HAART therapy is generally cardioprotective, the long-term impact of prenatal and postnatal exposure on cardiac structure and function has remained unknown. A new study sheds light.
Eleven new drugs for HIV representing 5 new categories of mechanism of action are now in various phases of clinical trials. Here's an overview.
In new guidelines, the WHO and CDC stress that women should not be denied access to progestin-only injectables. The CDC recommendations for other hormonal contraceptive methods remain unchanged.
Empowerment interventions for women living with HIV can help decrease acquisition of other sexually transmitted infections.