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Using PrEP, losing condoms? PrEP promotion may undermine safe sex.

AIDS (London, England) 2016 9 20() Abstract PrEP is a crucial new tool for the prevention of HIV. However, careful attention must be paid as to whether

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microscope-study-research-scientist

NIH Funds Research to Detect Tuberculosis Progression in People With HIV

Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death worldwide among people infected with HIV. But as yet, no test can reliably show when latent (inactive) TB infections

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CDC: Higher Levels of Resistance Seen in Gonorrhea Treatment

First cluster of cases to show increased resistance to both azithromycin and ceftriaxone

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HCV treatment may work as prevention for people who inject drugs

Hepatitis C treatment for people who inject drugs is as safe and effective as it is for non-drug-users – with cure rates exceeding 90% – and treating

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FDA HIV Update – Important Labeling Update

Information about FDA HIV product approvals, safety warnings, medical product labeling changes, notices of upcoming public meetings, and notices about proposed regulatory guidances. The Food and Drug

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Targeting dormant HIV

Discovery of a novel, advanced technique to identify the rare cells where human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hides in patients taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). This is an important

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New study compares approaches to prevent malaria in pregnancy

A novel strategy to screen pregnant women for malaria with rapid diagnostic tests and treat the test-positive women with effective antimalarials does not lower the risk of

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New York clinic outlines how to improve uptake of PrEP by transgender people

Dedicated efforts are needed to engage transgender men and women with clinical services and to encourage them to use PrEP, Asa Radix of the Callen-Lorde Community Health

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Updated Dosing Information in the Adult ARV Guideline

The updated version of the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents has been updated to reflect the most recent prescribing information

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Yale Gets Green Light to Perform HIV-to-HIV Organ Transplant

A major announcement yesterday for Yale New Haven Hospital, sharing that the hospital has received approval from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to became one

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Managing non-communicable diseases among people living with HIV

Non-communicable diseases – including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers, and other illnesses – will represent a significant challenge for HIV care in low- and middle-income countries as the

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TSRI scientists discover antibodies that target holes in HIV’s defenses

A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that “holes” in HIV’s defensive sugar shield could be important in designing an HIV vaccine.

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New Statement Regarding Future Shortfall in HIV Workforce Capacity

Within the next 5 years, what is the estimated shortfall? A new study examines the capacity of a limited specialized physician workforce to meet a growing demand

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Can a grass pollen allergy vaccine be effective against hepatitis B?

Up to 10% of those vaccinated for hepatitis B conventionally do not have effective antibodies. Can a grass pollen allergy vaccine be effective against the virus? Researchers

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FDA issues final rule on safety and effectiveness of antibacterial soaps

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a final rule establishing that over-the-counter (OTC) consumer antiseptic wash products containing certain active ingredients can no longer be

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New suicide prevention strategies for homosexual and transgender youth

Homosexual, bisexual, and transgender youth tend to have a higher risk for suicide-related thoughts and behaviors, but research on interventions to prevent suicide among sexual and gender

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Gonorrhoea resistance to cefixime declined, but resistance to another gold standard has increased

In 2014, the susceptibility of gonococci to two of the recommended antibiotics for gonorrhoea treatment has shown signs of improvement, according to results from the European Gonococcal

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HIV-positive Gay & Bisexual Men Are 10x as Likely to Have…

New research published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome examined how common mood and anxiety disorder are in HIV-positive and bisexual men–and the consequent risk

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AUGUST 2016 Briefing – HIV & AIDS

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Breaking News: FDA advises testing for Zika virus in all donated blood

As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a revised guidance recommending universal testing of donated

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