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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

Scientists, clinicians, public health experts, community leaders and people living with HIV will discuss the latest developments in HIV-related research at the largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS and related issues.

State-Specific PrEP Resources

New HCV AASLD IDSA Guidelines Update Sept 21 2017: New Treatment-Naive & Treatment-Experienced Guidance / Genotype 1 & Genotype 3

NATAP | September 22, 2017
Science over Stigma: The Public Health Case Against HCV Treatment Sobriety Restrictions
The evidence for U=U: why negligible risk is zero risk
i-base | 9 August 2017

New Guideline: Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection with Direct-Acting Antivirals (DAAs)

HIV Clinical Resource

Exciting News from the AIDSVu Team

Updated AASLD/IDSA HCV Guidelines
NATAP | September 16, 2016
The Perilous Road from HIV Diagnosis in the Hospital to Viral Suppression in the Outpatient Clinic
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers | July 27, 2016
Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States
AIDSinfo | June 7, 2016

AIDS Patient Care and STDs

Libertpub.com | 2016
Kidney Function

"Treatment is recommended for all patients with chronic HCV infection”

Infectious Disease Society of America | October 22, 2015

EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2015

European Association for the Study of the Liver – May 2015
PrEP: HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (slide set)
Source: New York/New Jersey AETC
Diagnosis and Initial Management of HIV/AIDS: What the Primary Care Provider Should Know (slide set)
Source: New York/New Jersey AETC

News Updates

AIDSVu Maps PrEP Use Across the U.S.
Statin users have lower rates of many types of cancer
aidsmap | March 8, 2018
PrEP Underuse May Point to Political Problem
MedPage Today | March 7, 2018
One-month tuberculosis prophylaxis as effective as nine-month regimen for people living with HIV
NIH | March 5, 2018
Effects of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection on Sexual Risk Behavior in Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 2. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy182
US studies underline importance of primary care physicians for people with HIV
aidsmap | March 1, 2018
Not Enough People With HIV Receive Proper Cancer Treatment
POZ | February 28, 2018
Study: Testing All Adults for Hepatitis C Virus is Cost-Effective
Specialty Pharmacy Times | February 27, 2018
Lymphoma treatment outcomes just as good for people with HIV
aidsmap | February 21, 2018
Severe fibrosis improves in most patients after hepatitis C cure but persists in a quarter
aidsmap | February 20, 2018
HPV16 highly prevalent among HIV-positive MSM in France and strongly associated with high ...
aidsmap | February 19, 2018
ICYMI: PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise: But More Work Remains
HIV.gov | February 16, 2018
Prevalence and Incidence of Anal and Cervical High-Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Types covered by Current HPV Vaccines among HIV-Infected Women in the Study to Understand the Natural History of HIV/AIDS in the Era of Effective Therapy (The SUN Study)
14 February 2018 - Journal of Infectious Diseases
Extragenital Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men: Missed Treatment Opportunities for HIV-Infected MSM?
Sex Transm Dis. 2017 Oct 19. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000746
Tobacco use among people living with HIV: analysis of data from Demographic and Health Surveys from 28 low-income and middle-income countries.
Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Jun;5(6):e578-e592. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30170-5.
22 people test positive for HIV in Sargodha village
Geo News, Pakistan
PrEP resources for front line medical staff
Further Disparities in PrEP Uptake Revealed Among Medi-Cal Beneficiaries
CHIPTS | February 8, 2018
Neurological Complications of HIV Infection
New edition: HIV, stigma & discrimination
aidsmap | February 2, 2018
Hypertension among persons living with HIV in medical care in the United States– Medical Monitoring Project, 2013-2014 - "We found that about 1 in 8 patients had undiagnosed and untreated hypertension."
Open Forum Infectious Diseases | January 30, 2018
Viral suppression protects against long-term liver damage caused by older HIV drugs
aidsmap | January 29, 2018
Chantix Is Effective at Getting HIV-Positive Smokers Off Cigarettes
POZ | January 26, 2018
Women with HIV less likely to receive recommended treatments for gynaecologic cancers
aidsmap | January 25, 2018
Smoking causes one in five cancers in people with HIV in North America
aidsmap | January 22, 2018
Increases in Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection Related to a Growing Opioid Epidemic and Associated Injection Drug Use, United States, 2004 to 2014
Amer Jnl of Public Health Feb 2018
Attitudes towards men who 'bareback' are a barrier to wider use of PrEP
aidsmap | January 15, 2018
Evolving Models and Ongoing Challenges for HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Implementation in the United States
JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: Feb 1 2018
Hiv & Diabetes - risk factors/ARTs
Brief Report: The Right People, Right Places, and Right Practices Disparities in PrEP Access Among African American Men, Women, and MSM in the Deep South
JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: Jan 1 2017
Mapping How The Opioid Epidemic Sparked An HIV Outbreak
89.3 WFPL | January 14, 2018
Twice the rate of bone loss among ART-treated women than men
aidsmap | January 9, 2018
Desire for Patient-Centered HIV Care Among Inconsistently Engaged Racial and Ethnic Minority People Living With HIV
JANAC Jan 8 2018
Usage Remains Low for Pill that Can Prevent HIV Infection
Voice of America | January 8, 2018
High prevalence of emphysema in middle-aged HIV-positive smokers
aidsmap | January 8, 2018
Gynecologic cancer in HIV-infected women: treatment and outcomes in a multi-institutional cohort
AIDS | January 4, 2018
Innate Immune Response and Outcome of Clostridium difficile Infection Are Dependent on Fecal Bacterial Composition in the Aged Host
J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 4;217(2):188-197. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix414.
Incidence of diabetes mellitus and factors associated with its development in HIV-positive patients over the age of 50
Middle-aged HIV-positive people have increased risk of 'silent' cerebral vascular disease linked to ...
aidsmap | January 2, 2018
Inflammation-Related Morbidity and Mortality Among HIV-Positive Adults: How Extensive Is It?
NCBI/PubMed | January 1, 2018
Inflammation-Related Morbidity and Mortality Among HIV-Positive Adults: How Extensive Is It?
JAIDS Jan 2018
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