Prince Harry, Elton John to Launch Coalition Against HIV in Men Prince Harry, Elton John to Launch Coalition Against HIV in Men
Britain's Prince Harry and music star Elton John are joining forces to launch a"global coalition" focused on treating HIV infections in men, the singer's AIDS charity said on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Low Risk of HIV Transmission in Breastmilk by Mothers on Effective Treatment Low Risk of HIV Transmission in Breastmilk by Mothers on Effective Treatment
The risk of HIV transmission through breastfeeding by mothers on effective antiretroviral treatment (ART) appears to be very low in high-income settings - but not nonexistent.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Anti-Gay Hostility Threatens Indonesia's AIDS Battle: Activists Anti-Gay Hostility Threatens Indonesia's AIDS Battle: Activists
Rising government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Indonesia is threatening the battle against AIDS in the world's largest Muslim-majority country, activists and an official said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Anti-Gay Hostility Threatens Indonesia's AIDS Battle: Activists Anti-Gay Hostility Threatens Indonesia's AIDS Battle: Activists
Rising government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Indonesia is threatening the battle against AIDS in the world's largest Muslim-majority country, activists and an official said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Impact of Aging and HIV on Serologic Response to Flu Vaccine Impact of Aging and HIV on Serologic Response to Flu Vaccine
In what ways might patient age and HIV status impact seasonal influenza vaccine responses?AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Increased Risk of HIV With Chemsex Participation Increased Risk of HIV With Chemsex Participation
Chemsex participation is associated with increased odds of developing HIV in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM), researchers from the U.K. report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Victims of Fake AIDS Treatment Sue Gambia's Ex-ruler Victims of Fake AIDS Treatment Sue Gambia's Ex-ruler
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - June 1, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

HIV-Infected Pts May Benefit Similarly From Lung Cancer Screening HIV-Infected Pts May Benefit Similarly From Lung Cancer Screening
HIV patients who undergo lung cancer screening would have reductions in mortality similar to those seen in people without HIV, according to a simulation study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease With Darunavir Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease With Darunavir
Cumulative use of ritonavir-boosted darunavir, a contemporary protease inhibitor used to treat HIV, is associated with an increasing risk of cardiovascular disease, according to results from the D:A:D study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

US, EU Warn About Birth Defect Risk From Dolutegravir US, EU Warn About Birth Defect Risk From Dolutegravir
The FDA and EMA have warned about a possible increased risk for neural tube defects in infants born to women who take dolutegravir for HIV during pregnancy.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Alert Source Type: news

Self-testing for HIV as Accurate as Testing by Health Care Workers Self-testing for HIV as Accurate as Testing by Health Care Workers
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Non-AIDS Cancers Expected to Dominate in HIV-infected Adults by 2030 Non-AIDS Cancers Expected to Dominate in HIV-infected Adults by 2030
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

HIV Vertical Transmission Rates Comparable With PI- and INSTI-based ART HIV Vertical Transmission Rates Comparable With PI- and INSTI-based ART
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Increased Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease With HIV Infection Increased Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease With HIV Infection
HIV infection is associated with a significantly increased risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to results from the Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Doravirine Effective in Treatment-naive Adults With HIV Doravirine Effective in Treatment-naive Adults With HIV
Doravirine, an investigational non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), is as effective as ritonavir-boosted darunavir, a protease inhibitor, in treatment-naive adults infected with HIV-1, according to results from the DRIVE-FORWARD trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Drug Shortages Cripple Angola's Health Service Drug Shortages Cripple Angola's Health Service
Apart from a few packs of medicine and plastic jars, the shelves at the Okanautoni health center in southern Angola are bare and lack basic drugs for saving lives.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 28, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

AIDS Researcher Robert Redfield Picked to Lead the CDC AIDS Researcher Robert Redfield Picked to Lead the CDC
Robert Redfield, MD, a clinical scientist, HIV/AIDS pioneer, and former Army doctor, will take over from acting CDC director Anne Schuchat, MD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Alert Source Type: news

HIV Incidence Still Rising Among Men Who Have Sex With Men HIV Incidence Still Rising Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
The incidence of HIV continues to rise among some men who have sex with men (MSM), though it is declining in all other transmission groups, according to data from the U.S. National HIV Surveillance System (NHSS).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

' ATM Pharmacy' to Cut Queues for South Africa's AIDS Patients'ATM Pharmacy' to Cut Queues for South Africa's AIDS Patients
South Africa has launched an ATM-like vending machine to dispense medicines to patients with chronic illnesses such as AIDS in a move aimed at reducing waiting times and congestion in public healthcare facilities.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 16, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Tenofovir Gel Less Effective in Women With Genital Inflammation Tenofovir Gel Less Effective in Women With Genital Inflammation
Tenofovir gel is less effective in preventing HIV in women with genital inflammation, according to a post hoc analysis of data from the CAPRISA 004 study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - March 6, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Dolutegravir Pharmacokinetics Differ Between Pregnant and Postpartum Women Dolutegravir Pharmacokinetics Differ Between Pregnant and Postpartum Women
The pharmacokinetics of dolutegravir, used to treat HIV infection, differ between pregnant women and postpartum women, but the differences are not likely to impair the drug's efficacy or safety.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

At Least 33 Infected With HIV in India After'Quack'  Uses Tainted Syringe - Police At Least 33 Infected With HIV in India After'Quack'  Uses Tainted Syringe - Police
At least 33 people have tested positive for HIV in the northern Indian town of Bangarmau after an unqualified medical practitioner injected some of them with an infected syringe, a government official said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Health Campaigners Decry Global HIV Fund's Deal With Heineken Health Campaigners Decry Global HIV Fund's Deal With Heineken
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - February 2, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Latent HIV Reservoirs Resist Elimination by CD8-positive T Cells Latent HIV Reservoirs Resist Elimination by CD8-positive T Cells
Treating latent HIV reservoirs with latency-reversing agents and autologous CD8+ T cells fails to eliminate replication-competent virus, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

ADAP Could Allow Early HIV Diagnosis Using Saliva ADAP Could Allow Early HIV Diagnosis Using Saliva
Antibody detection by agglutination-PCR (ADAP) analysis of oral fluid allows early diagnosis of HIV infection, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

No Physician Shortage Despite Dire Warnings: Zeke Emanuel No Physician Shortage Despite Dire Warnings: Zeke Emanuel
Dr Eric Topol discusses factors behind a predicted physician shortage (or lack thereof) with policy expert and ethicist Dr Ezekiel Emanuel.Medscape (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

Dolutegravir-Rilpivirine Effective for Maintaining HIV Suppression Dolutegravir-Rilpivirine Effective for Maintaining HIV Suppression
The recently approved combination of dolutegravir and rilpivirine is effective for maintaining virological suppression in adults with HIV-1, according to results from the SWORD-1 and SWORD-2 noninferiority studies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Stem Cell Gene Therapy Might Guard Against HIV Stem Cell Gene Therapy Might Guard Against HIV
Research in monkeys suggests that hematopoietic stem/progenitor Cclls (HSPCs) in concert with chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cells could provide long-lasting protection against HIV.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Immunoglobulin in Acute HIV Infection and the HIV Reservoir Immunoglobulin in Acute HIV Infection and the HIV Reservoir
Could the addition of IVIG to ART impact the HIV reservoir in acute HIV infection?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Guidelines Miss Many Young Black Men Who Need HIV PrEP Guidelines Miss Many Young Black Men Who Need HIV PrEP
Current U.S. guidelines lack sensitivity for identifying young black men who have sex with men who need HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Arizona Declares Opioid Emergency Arizona Declares Opioid Emergency
The rising number of opioid-linked deaths led Arizona to declare a public health emergency in 2017. One needle exchange program in Arizona operates underground.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 26, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Statins Underused in Women With or Without HIV Statins Underused in Women With or Without HIV
Only about a third of women in whom statins are indicated actually receive them, regardless of their HIV status, according to results from the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

India Draws Flak for Banning'Indecent' Condom Ads on Daytime TV India Draws Flak for Banning'Indecent' Condom Ads on Daytime TV
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Slaughtered by Sex, Zambia's'Sweet Town' Survives Ravages of AIDS Slaughtered by Sex, Zambia's'Sweet Town' Survives Ravages of AIDS
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

The Complex Road Ahead for PrEP: A Primary Care Perspective The Complex Road Ahead for PrEP: A Primary Care Perspective
The author highlights the challenges facing the primary care physician in delivering PrEP to their patients--many of which may stem from the physician's own discomfort in addressing the issues.American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

New Vaccine, Long-acting Drug Trials Buoy Hopes in HIV Fight New Vaccine, Long-acting Drug Trials Buoy Hopes in HIV Fight
Researchers announced the launch of two big studies in Africa on Thursday to test a new HIV vaccine and a long-acting injectable drug, fueling hopes for better ways to protect against the virus that causes AIDS.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 1, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Europe's HIV Epidemic Growing at Alarming Rate, WHO Warns Europe's HIV Epidemic Growing at Alarming Rate, WHO Warns
The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe reached its highest level in 2016 since records began, showing the region's epidemic growing'at an alarming pace,'health officials said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 29, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

New ARV Drugs, Early Diagnosis Key to Beating AIDS Epidemic: UNAIDS New ARV Drugs, Early Diagnosis Key to Beating AIDS Epidemic: UNAIDS
Developing new antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among steps needed to sustain momentum in fighting HIV/AIDS and ending the disease as a public health threat by 2030, UNAIDS said in a report on Monday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Too Many HIV-Positive Youth in U.S. Do Not Notify Past Partners Too Many HIV-Positive Youth in U.S. Do Not Notify Past Partners
Nearly one in four youth living with HIV in the U.S. don ’ t notify sex or drug-use partners about potential HIV exposure - despite medical professionals and others urging them to do so, a study of teens and young adults suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

HIV Vaccine Boost Induces Significant Antibody Response HIV Vaccine Boost Induces Significant Antibody Response
An additional dose of HIV vaccine MVA-B four years after the last immunization induces significant immune responses in healthy volunteers, researchers from Spain report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Early Antiretroviral Therapy May Limit High-risk Cervical Lesions Early Antiretroviral Therapy May Limit High-risk Cervical Lesions
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Home HIV Tests Might Increase Access to Screening Home HIV Tests Might Increase Access to Screening
People can test themselves at home to see if they ’ re infected with HIV, and that might help reduce the number of undiagnosed infections, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) 2017 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) 2017
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ANAC 2017.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Single-tablet Switch Option Effective in Virologically Suppressed HIV Single-tablet Switch Option Effective in Virologically Suppressed HIV
A new single-tablet regimen (STR) that includes the protease inhibitor (PI) darunavir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide maintains viral suppression in adults infected with HIV-1, according to results from the EMERALD phase 3 noninferiority trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

At-risk Women Often Not Tested for Rectal Chlamydia and Gonorrhea At-risk Women Often Not Tested for Rectal Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
Fewer than 1 in 1,000 women who undergo genital testing for chlamydia and gonorrhea also undergo rectal testing for those conditions, U.S. researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Testing and Treating Latent TB Cost-effective for Some Groups Testing and Treating Latent TB Cost-effective for Some Groups
Testing and treatment for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in U.S. residents born outside the country is cost-effective, according to simulation modeling.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 19, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

High-Dose Vitamin D for Bone Health in HIV-Infected Young Adults High-Dose Vitamin D for Bone Health in HIV-Infected Young Adults
Markers of bone health in HIV-infected patients age 18 to 25 with vitamin D deficiency improve after 12 months of high-dose supplementation, a new clinical trial shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Emerging Viral STIs Among HIV+ Men Who Have Sex With Men Emerging Viral STIs Among HIV+ Men Who Have Sex With Men
The incidence of HCV and HPV has significantly increased among HIV-positive MSM in recent years.Sexually Transmitted Infections (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 2, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Higher-Dose, Once-Daily Raltegravir Regimen for HIV-1 Higher-Dose, Once-Daily Raltegravir Regimen for HIV-1
A 1,200-mg, once-daily regimen of raltegravir, in combination with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine, is effective in patients with previously untreated HIV-1 infection, according to results from the ONCEMRK trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Predictors for and Coverage of Flu Vaccine in HIV Patients Predictors for and Coverage of Flu Vaccine in HIV Patients
How likely are HIV-infected individuals to be vaccinated against influenza, and what are the reasons for not doing so? A survey of HIV-positive patients provides insight.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 25, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news