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No, the HPV vaccine does not lead to riskier sexual behaviors in girls

Many parents of adolescent girls have resisted the human papillomavirus vaccine for fear it will have negative behavioral consequences. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is not associated with an increase…

Efavirenz, but not dolutegravir, linked to neurological problems in children

Children born to HIV-positive women who take efavirenz (Sustiva or Stocrin, also a component of Atripla) during pregnancy are at greater risk of developing neurological disorders, some of which may…

Protease inhibitor use during first trimester associated with higher risk for preterm birth

SAN FRANCISCO — During pregnancy, most women living with HIV who are on treatment achieve viral suppression, but many experience a viral load rebound after pregnancy, according to preliminary study…

Treatment for common STD doesn’t work for some women, study finds

A new study led by an infectious disease epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine could change the way doctors treat a common sexually transmitted disease.…

Making clinical trials of PrEP more inclusive of women, no matter their pregnancy status

Three new trials of HIV prevention drugs seek to answer directly a question that researchers inside and outside the field of HIV have explicitly avoided for years: How do drugs…

Cervical cancer and HIV—two diseases, one response

Cervical cancer—an illness that can be prevented by vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) and that is curable if detected and treated early—is developed by more than 500 000 women…

All pregnant women in the United States should be screened for hepatitis C, say specialists

Hepatitis C specialists from several of the largest medical schools in the United States say that changes in the epidemiology of hepatitis C over the past decade make it essential…

Physical activity associated with cognitive benefits in women living with HIV

Physical activity may protect against cognitive impairment in women living with HIV, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Infectious Disease. Researchers completed a cross-sectional analysis of the…

Food insecurity associated with inflammation in US women with HIV

Food insecurity in women with HIV is associated with elevated levels of inflammation regardless of HIV control, according to study findings from the United States published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.…

Investing in sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls to reach HIV and UHC goals

Each year, 200 million women have an unmet need for modern contraception, more than 45 million women receive inadequate or no antenatal care, 1 million women and girls acquire HIV,…

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