Option B+ Antiviral Regimen Helps Mothers Achieve HIV Suppression Option B+ Antiviral Regimen Helps Mothers Achieve HIV Suppression
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiated during pregnancy and continued postpartum to help prevent maternal-child transmission of HIV may also help mothers sustain long-term viral suppression.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Bedaquiline and Delamanid Safe Together Against Rifampicin-Resistant TB Bedaquiline and Delamanid Safe Together Against Rifampicin-Resistant TB
New research suggests concerns over the concurrent use of bedaquiline and delamanid in patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis were unwarranted.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Biden's CDC Director Has Long Used Data to Save Lives Biden's CDC Director Has Long Used Data to Save Lives
When Dr Rochelle Walensky stepped up to lead the CDC, she promised to keep telling the truth -- even when it's bad news.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Hepatitis C and HIV Combined Screening in Primary Care Hepatitis C and HIV Combined Screening in Primary Care
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a combined screening program for HCV and HIV, which included a risk-assessment questionnaire and rapid tests for point-of-care diagnosis.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Chidamide Induces Intermittent Viremia in HIV Patients Chidamide Induces Intermittent Viremia in HIV Patients
Is chidamide a safe and effective option for HIV-1 latency reversal? A new study examines the effects of this drug among patients receiving suppressive ART.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Effects of Switching From TDF/FTC/NNRTI to ABC/3TC/DTG Effects of Switching From TDF/FTC/NNRTI to ABC/3TC/DTG
What effects might this switch strategy have on BMD and other factors among women with HIV?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

The Vanguard of HIV Care: Don't Forget This Screening The Vanguard of HIV Care: Don't Forget This Screening
HIV-positive patients are living longer than ever, thanks to antiretroviral medications. But this means increased rates of HPV-associated anal cancer.Medscape HIV/AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Commentary Source Type: news

Caring for People With HIV During the COVID-19 Pandemic Caring for People With HIV During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The current pandemic has impacted patient access to HIV care and clinicians must learn to adapt to these issues.AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 18, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Types of Assays for SARS-CoV-2 Testing: A Review Types of Assays for SARS-CoV-2 Testing: A Review
This article presents an overview of the molecular and serological tests available for diagnosing COVID-19 as well as ascertaining exposure history and immune status.Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Characteristics and Viral Suppression Among People With HIV Characteristics and Viral Suppression Among People With HIV
A new study examines the characteristics and viral suppression among various key populations enrolled in a national ART program.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Does Your Patient Have Latent TB Infection? Test Your Knowledge Does Your Patient Have Latent TB Infection? Test Your Knowledge
Learn how to identify and treat latent tuberculosis infection, thereby preventing TB disease and accelerating progress toward elimination.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Case Challenge Source Type: news

HIV Tied to Poorer COVID-19 Outcomes in New York State HIV Tied to Poorer COVID-19 Outcomes in New York State
Adult New Yorkers living with HIV had poorer COVID-19-related outcomes in a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Management of HIV Complications in the Post-cART Era Management of HIV Complications in the Post-cART Era
HIV patients are living longer, and managing disease- and treatment-related complications in these individuals may require a multidisciplinary approach.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Virologic and Immunologic Outcomes in HIV With COVID-19 Virologic and Immunologic Outcomes in HIV With COVID-19
In what ways might the coinfection of COVID-19 impact outcomes among individuals with HIV?JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Delivering the 2020 USPSTF Preventive Care Recommendations Delivering the 2020 USPSTF Preventive Care Recommendations
Do the patient hours required to deliver the 2020 USPSTF recommended preventive care services place unrealistic expectations on already overwhelmed providers?American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Barriers to Early Diagnosis and Treatment of HIV Barriers to Early Diagnosis and Treatment of HIV
When it comes to receiving early testing and treatment initiation for HIV, what barriers might patients with severe immunosuppression have to overcome?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 3, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Dr  Anthony Fauci Documentary in the Works Dr  Anthony Fauci Documentary in the Works
Dr Anthony Fauci will be the subject of a new feature length documentaryReuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Prenatal HIV-ART Exposure May Contribute to Cardiac Changes in Babies Prenatal HIV-ART Exposure May Contribute to Cardiac Changes in Babies
HIV uninfected infants exposed to antiretroviral therapy before birth may have'relevant'cardiovascular changes, report clinicians in Spain.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Telemedicine HCV Treatment in DOC Results in High SVR Telemedicine HCV Treatment in DOC Results in High SVR
This report demonstrates the feasibility and efficacy of treating chronic HCV in incarcerated populations via telemedicine.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 1, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

HIV and COVID-19: Intersecting Epidemics With Many Unknowns HIV and COVID-19: Intersecting Epidemics With Many Unknowns
Is HIV a risk factor for COVID-19? What's the role of ART in COVID-19 disease progression? These are just two of the many unknowns regarding the intersection of HIV and SARS-CoV-2.American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Diabetes and Depression in Men With or at Risk of HIV Diabetes and Depression in Men With or at Risk of HIV
Is diabetes associated with a greater risk for depression? How common is this association among men with and without HIV?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths Among Persons With Diagnosed HIV Infection U.S. Deaths Among Persons With Diagnosed HIV Infection
While deaths attributable to HIV infection are now preventable, this report reveals that HIV remains among the 10 leading causes of death among some demographics.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

UK Variant Spreading in the US as COVID Mutations Raise Stakes UK Variant Spreading in the US as COVID Mutations Raise Stakes
The United Kingdom's B117 variant is circulating in at least 24 states, and British mortality data and advanced genomic-sequencing efforts offer key insights as cases rise.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Adults With HIV at Increased Risk for Anal Carcinoma After Anogenital Warts Adults With HIV at Increased Risk for Anal Carcinoma After Anogenital Warts
Adults living with HIV who have a history of anogenital warts may be at increased risk for developing anal carcinoma, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

How Likely Are Malpractice Lawsuits From Treating COVID? How Likely Are Malpractice Lawsuits From Treating COVID?
Fear is high over the risk for coronavirus-related liability claims, but is the worry warranted? Legal experts break down the dangers and share what type of suits are possible.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Trump Pardons a Handful of Physicians on His Way Out Trump Pardons a Handful of Physicians on His Way Out
One of those pardoned was sentenced in a $70 million Medicare fraud scheme.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

7 Ways President Biden Could Now Change Healthcare 7 Ways President Biden Could Now Change Healthcare
President Biden has spoken about the ways in which he could improve America's healthcare system. Now that he's in office, here's what he could do.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Drug Resistance and Virological Failure in InSTI Treatment Drug Resistance and Virological Failure in InSTI Treatment
Might the presence of NRTI transmitted drug resistance translate into a greater risk for virological failure among HIV patients treated with integrase inhibitor-based regimens?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Long-COVID Cases Rise as Stigma of Chronic Fatigue Taunts Long-COVID Cases Rise as Stigma of Chronic Fatigue Taunts
An estimated 5 million people could be headed toward a long-COVID diagnosis and their care is unclear. Investigators studying viral infection and chronic fatigue have ideas for rehabilitation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Toxoplasma Gondii Infection May Be Tied to Higher Risk of Brain Cancer Toxoplasma Gondii Infection May Be Tied to Higher Risk of Brain Cancer
Data from two prospective studies point to an association between Toxoplasma gondii infection and the risk of glioma in adults, suggesting that reducing exposure could provide an avenue to modify glioma risk, the researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Long-COVID Cases Rise as Stigma of Chronic Fatigue Taunts Long-COVID Cases Rise as Stigma of Chronic Fatigue Taunts
An estimated 5 million people could be headed toward a long-COVID diagnosis and their care is unclear. Investigators studying viral infection and chronic fatigue have ideas for rehabilitation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Birth Defects and Perinatal Outcomes After INSTI Exposure Birth Defects and Perinatal Outcomes After INSTI Exposure
Might the use of integrase strand inhibitors during pregnancy result in a higher risk for birth defects or other adverse pregnancy outcomes?AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Sex Education Outside US  Cities More Apt to Lack Facts About HIV Sex Education Outside US  Cities More Apt to Lack Facts About HIV
American youth are less likely to receive sexual health education with comprehensive information about HIV/AIDS when they live outside metropolitan areas, a US study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on STIs Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on STIs
In what ways has the current pandemic impacted the incidence and transmission of sexually transmitted infections?Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

ART Outcomes in Late HIV Presenters Treated With INIs or PIs ART Outcomes in Late HIV Presenters Treated With INIs or PIs
Among patients presenting late for HIV diagnosis, how do treatment outcomes compare between these different ART regimens?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Eric Goosby on COVID, Race, and Building Health Eric Goosby on COVID, Race, and Building Health
A member of Biden's COVID advisory board, Goosby talks about why it's wise to unpack the vaccine trials, reach out to community organizations, and keep the pipeline of minority physicians full.Medscape (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

HCV Declines Level Off in HIV+ Men Who Have Sex With Men HCV Declines Level Off in HIV+ Men Who Have Sex With Men
The incidence of hepatitis C virus infection among HIV-positive men who have sex with men in the Netherlands fell once direct-acting antivirals became universally available in 2015, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

COVIDLAND: A Film About Survival and Hope in the ICU COVIDLAND: A Film About Survival and Hope in the ICU
"The people that survive this keep giving me hope." A critical care physician allows a filmmaker to shadow her in the COVID ward of the ICU. Watch now.Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

COVID-19 Susceptibility and Outcomes Among People With HIV COVID-19 Susceptibility and Outcomes Among People With HIV
Are people living with HIV more susceptible to COVID-19 and at a greater risk for severe disease?JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Effectiveness of ART Classes for HIV With High Viral Loads Effectiveness of ART Classes for HIV With High Viral Loads
Which ART classes most effectively achieve viral suppression, particularly among patients with high viral loads? How do they compare?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

We Will Need to Update COVID Vaccines, Expert Says We Will Need to Update COVID Vaccines, Expert Says
With SARS-CoV-2 now endemic, the community needs to be prepared for it to evolve and for other viruses to jump from animals to humans, Eddie Holmes tells Eric Topol.Medscape (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

Contemplating Retirement During COVID-19 Contemplating Retirement During COVID-19
Dr Andrew Wilner navigates the tension between his commitment as a physician and the safety of he and his family.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Commissioner on COVID Vaccines:'I'm Incredibly Proud'FDA Commissioner on COVID Vaccines:'I'm Incredibly Proud '
Drs John Whyte and Eric Topol talk with FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn and Dr Marks about COVID vaccine data, how they compressed the development timeline, and next steps on the road toward normalcy.WebMD (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention Expert Interview Source Type: news

Newly Approved HIV Medications Newly Approved HIV Medications
Review the novel antiretroviral drugs and drug combinations which have been recently approved for the treatment of HIV.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Incident T2DM After Initiation of Common HIV ART Drugs Incident T2DM After Initiation of Common HIV ART Drugs
How likely are HIV patients to develop prediabetes or type 2 diabetes after ART initiation -- and which drugs are these events associated with?AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Drug Combo Injection Every 8 Weeks Safe, Effective in HIV: Study Drug Combo Injection Every 8 Weeks Safe, Effective in HIV: Study
Cabotegravir plus rilpivirine given by injection every 8 weeks appeared to be a promising new therapeutic option for people living with HIV at the 48-week mark in the ATLAS-2M trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

New Resilience Center Targets Traumatized Healthcare Workers New Resilience Center Targets Traumatized Healthcare Workers
Through Mount Sinai's Center for Stress, Resilience, and Personal Growth, healthcare workers learn how to manage pandemic exhaustion and build resilience.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news