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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,…

Aspirin regimen reduces HIV target cells, could cut HIV transmission risk

A daily regimen of low-dose aspirin might be a viable HIV-prevention tool in high-risk populations, particularly where other prevention measures are not widely available, according to a small 6-week study…

Developmental problems of children born to women with HIV linked to substance use and HIV, not antiretrovirals

Pre-term births and developmental problems in children born to mothers with HIV are associated with HIV infection, substance use and smoking, Canadian researchers have reported in the journal AIDS. They…

Unstable housing associated with low CD4 cell count and detectable viral load for HIV-positive women in US

Unstable housing is associated with an increased risk of a detectable viral load and low CD4 cell count among HIV-positive women, according to US research published in Social Science & Medicine.…

Some antiretroviral regimens associated with pre-term birth and low birth weight

Exposure to protease inhibitor (PI)-based regimens and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)-based regimens may each be linked to low birth weight and pre-term births in infants of mothers living with…

One in three women in US survey have negative attitudes towards PrEP

Though majority have positive views, women who already knew about PrEP were no less likely to have negative ones A survey conducted by Planned Parenthood in the US state of…

Comparing substance use patterns among women in Canada

--Researchers compared substance use between HIV-positive and HIV-negative women --Women living with HIV were more likely to report use of most substances except alcohol --Study authors call for harm reduction…

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