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Healthcare providers should discuss U=U with all their HIV-positive patients

Healthcare providers should inform all patients with HIV they cannot transmit HIV to a sexual partner when their viral load is undetectable, argue the authors of  a strongly worded comment…

Q&A: Understanding persistent low-level viremia in people with HIV

Persistent low-level viremia among people living with HIV who are adhering to treatment is a challenging issue for clinicians, and there is not much guidance available. In a 2017 blog…

What is the real link between bacterial vaginosis and HIV risk in women?

New Rochelle, NY, March 15, 2019--An international team of researchers presents a comprehensive and renewed focus on the common, yet poorly understood condition of bacterial vaginosis (BV) and how the…

CROI 2019: U=U is a human rights issue

Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) is a human rights issue, Dr Carrie Foote told the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic infections (CROI) in Seattle last week. “All people living with HIV…

CROI 2019: Sixfold increased risk of infant HIV infection and high rates of low birth weight among women with HIV/hepatitis B co-infection

Women with high levels of hepatitis B viraemia (>106IU/ml) who have co-infection with HIV had a more than sixfold increased risk of having infants with HIV infection compared to women…

Problem drinking linked to HIV, other STIs in Ugandan youth, study finds

ATLANTA—Youth living in the slums of Uganda who are infected with both HIV and sexually transmitted infections are more likely to engage in problem drinking, according to a study led…

Case series raises important questions about breastfeeding among women with HIV

Two case reports from Canada recently demonstrated how treatment can prevent HIV transmission from mother to child while breastfeeding, allowing mothers the option to choose how their infants are fed…

Study to investigate how sexual trauma increases HIV susceptibility in women

Sexual violence produces adverse social and behavioral impacts — and biological too The link between sexual violence and HIV risk is well-known, extensively documented through behavioral research. But there is…

HIV-positive participant in vaccine study passes virus to sexual partner during treatment interruption

An HIV-positive man transmitted HIV to his sexual partner after interrupting antiretroviral therapy as part of a research study into a therapeutic vaccine, French scientists reported in the Journal of…

Moderate link between maternal HBV DNA and cord blood HBV DNA

For mothers with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV), there is a moderate correlation between maternal HBV DNA and cord blood HBV DNA, according to results published in Pediatrics and Neonatology. However,…

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