Janssen's Two-Dose Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Immunogenic in HIV-Infected Patients Janssen's Two-Dose Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Immunogenic in HIV-Infected Patients
Janssen's two-dose Ebola vaccine appears to be safe for HIV-infected patients and provokes an immune response, although one that initially is not as strong as in HIV-negative patients, according to new research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

HIV, TB Tests Fall in East Europe and Central Asia Due to COVID-19 HIV, TB Tests Fall in East Europe and Central Asia Due to COVID-19
Testing for HIV and tuberculosis has fallen in Eastern Europe and Central Asia during the coronavirus pandemic and could lead to higher mortality rates, a UN special envoy for AIDS said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Many Title X Clinics in Southern US  Refer Young Women Elsewhere for PrEP Many Title X Clinics in Southern US  Refer Young Women Elsewhere for PrEP
More than a third of Title X family planning clinics in the southern US don't provide any services related to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) care, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

MTX Decreases Tenofovir Exposure in ART-Suppressed HIV MTX Decreases Tenofovir Exposure in ART-Suppressed HIV
A new study finds that methotrexate may alter tenofovir exposure among virally suppressed people living with HIV. Does this warrant a change in dosing during the co-administration of these drugs?JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in the Era of PrEP Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in the Era of PrEP
Does post-exposure prophylaxis still have a role in the prevention of HIV after the introduction of pre-exposure prophylaxis?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

TB in Primary Care: New Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines TB in Primary Care: New Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines
Dr Neil Skolnik keeps it practical for PCPs with this summary of the latest diagnosis and treatment guidelines.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

How the US Has Mishandled the Pandemic How the US Has Mishandled the Pandemic
WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Howard Koh about the missteps the United States has taken during the COVID-19 pandemic and how we can do better as vaccines become available.WebMD (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention Expert Interview Source Type: news

Self-Testing to Increase the Affordability of HIV Testing Self-Testing to Increase the Affordability of HIV Testing
Might the addition of self-testing to community-based HIV testing services help improve overall affordability?AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Determinants of Stigma Among Patients With HCV Infection Determinants of Stigma Among Patients With HCV Infection
Many patients with HCV infection experience stigma, which can be an important barrier to HCV treatment and elimination. What factors are associated with HCV-related stigma?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

2019 Update of the EACS Guidelines for Treatment of HIV 2019 Update of the EACS Guidelines for Treatment of HIV
This article provides a summary of updates to the 2019 EACS guidelines regarding treatment recommendations for people living with HIV. Find out what's new.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Identifying Regions of Greatest Need for Ending HIV Identifying Regions of Greatest Need for Ending HIV
Targeting regions most in need of HIV care improvements could help reduce the number of new infections, with the goal of ending the epidemic in America.JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Long Lag Time in Anal Pap Follow-Up for People With HIV Long Lag Time in Anal Pap Follow-Up for People With HIV
Abnormal anal cells behave differently than abnormal cervical cells. So how quickly should clinicians follow up an abnormal anal Pap with an anoscopy?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Black College Students, Especially Women, Delay HPV Vaccination Black College Students, Especially Women, Delay HPV Vaccination
The human papillomavirus (HPV) disproportionately affects people of color and Black gay men, yet many within these communities do not receive the HPV vaccine, most notably college-aged women of color.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Safety, Tolerability of Elbasvir/grazoprevir in Chronic HCV Safety, Tolerability of Elbasvir/grazoprevir in Chronic HCV
This study evaluated the safety and tolerability of the two-drug oral combination of elbasvir and grazoprevir in individuals with HCV genotype 1 or 4, with and without cirrhosis.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

eGFR Slopes on Tenofovir Alafenamide eGFR Slopes on Tenofovir Alafenamide
Did individuals switching to a tenofovir alafenamide-containing ART regimen realize improvement in eGFR slope?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Applying to Residency in a Pandemic: 5 Virtual Interview Tips Applying to Residency in a Pandemic: 5 Virtual Interview Tips
Virtual residency interviews present a unique challenge. These five strategies to improve the content of your answers will be valuable long after the pandemic is over.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

How Face Masks May Be Hurting Doctors' Bedside Manner How Face Masks May Be Hurting Doctors' Bedside Manner
Face masks are changing doctor-patient interactions, possibly for the worse. Current and future doctors must consider how to prevent further straining this important relationship.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Dependent No Longer? PAs Contemplate Their Future Dependent No Longer? PAs Contemplate Their Future
What will happen to PA scope of practice when the pandemic is over?Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Aging With HIV Adds to Comorbidity Burden Aging With HIV Adds to Comorbidity Burden
Although the life expectancy of persons with HIV has approached that of noninfected persons, the higher burden of comorbidities for aging patients with HIV has remained largely the same.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Outcomes of INSTIs, PI/bs and NNRTIs in ART-Naive Persons Outcomes of INSTIs, PI/bs and NNRTIs in ART-Naive Persons
A new study compares the virological and immunological outcomes among individuals newly initiating ART with these regimens.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Why Medscape Worked: A Look Back Why Medscape Worked: A Look Back
At its founding, Medscape gambled that an open internet that empowered users to make their own decisions about what to read would democratize medicine. Here's why physicians bought in.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

The Truckers Who Keep India's Coronavirus Patients Breathing The Truckers Who Keep India's Coronavirus Patients Breathing
Subhas Kumar Yadav has fought fear, deadlines, and hunger to truck liquid oxygen from a factory in India's Himalayan foothills to hospitals in the northern plains during the coronavirus epidemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts on Follow-up and Well-Being in HIV COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts on Follow-up and Well-Being in HIV
The current pandemic may have unintended consequences on people living with HIV. In what ways might it impact the well-being and follow-up of these individuals?JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID Exposure Risk Outside of Work Increasing for Clinicians COVID Exposure Risk Outside of Work Increasing for Clinicians
A new study finds that, for healthcare providers in Minnesota, family and community interactions pose a greater risk for COVID exposure than patient care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

HIV PrEP Referrals Lag for Black MSM, Trans Adults HIV PrEP Referrals Lag for Black MSM, Trans Adults
Despite Black and transgender adults being at highest risk for HIV in the US, state health departments struggle to refer them for HIV prevention services.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

HCV Treatment Uptake Among PWID in the Oral DAA Era HCV Treatment Uptake Among PWID in the Oral DAA Era
This report describes the HCV care continuum and barriers to HCV treatment uptake in a community-based cohort of people who inject drugs.Liver International (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Sexual Risk and HIV Testing Disconnect in MSM Sexual Risk and HIV Testing Disconnect in MSM
Are men who have sex with men receiving HIV testing according to current recommendations? What can be done to increase testing among this population?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Address Medical Mistrust to Recruit Minorities to COVID-19 Trials Address Medical Mistrust to Recruit Minorities to COVID-19 Trials
More COVID and HIV clinical trials are seeking to address health inequities by expanding research into the communities most affected. Best practices include empathic listening about medical mistrust.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

HIV: Starting ART Before MD Visit Speeds Care HIV: Starting ART Before MD Visit Speeds Care
Clinicians at Boston Medical Center (BMC) are sending newly diagnosed patients home with first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) before they even see a physician.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Holistic Care, Universal First-Line HIV ART Speed Care Holistic Care, Universal First-Line HIV ART Speed Care
Clinicians at Boston Medical Center (BMC) are sending newly diagnosed patients home with first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) before they even see a physician.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitors Unlikely to Cause Birth Defects in HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitors Unlikely to Cause Birth Defects in HIV-Positive Pregnant Women
HIV-positive pregnant women taking integrase strand transfer inhibitors (INSTIs) don't seem to be at significantly greater risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Glycine/N-Acetylcysteine Supplementation May Slow HIV-Related Premature Aging Glycine/N-Acetylcysteine Supplementation May Slow HIV-Related Premature Aging
Supplementation with glycine and N-acetylcysteine appears to slow premature aging in people living with HIV, according to results from a pilot open-label clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

HIV Testing Meets COVID-19, and the News Isn't All Bad HIV Testing Meets COVID-19, and the News Isn't All Bad
Stay-at-home orders are not HIV risk-reduction orders. This is how Houston, Texas, is adjusting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Predicting Peripartum Depressive Symptoms in Black Women With HIV Predicting Peripartum Depressive Symptoms in Black Women With HIV
In a study published in the Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, the researchers conducted a secondary analysis of 143 Black women living with HIV seen at specialty prenatal and women's health clinics in Miami.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Care Quality and Outcomes for Chronic HBV in the HCV DAA Era Care Quality and Outcomes for Chronic HBV in the HCV DAA Era
Has overall quality of care for HBV significantly improved in the era of widespread HCV direct-acting antiviral therapy?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Incomplete Viral Response Predictors in Acute and Early HIV Incomplete Viral Response Predictors in Acute and Early HIV
A new study examines the potential predictive factors of an incomplete viral response or virologic failure after acute and early HIV infection. What are they?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents Have Impaired Bone Health Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents Have Impaired Bone Health
Perinatally HIV-infected adolescents have impaired bone health, research from South Africa confirms.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Switch to Integrase Inhibitor Regimen Safe and Effective Switch to Integrase Inhibitor Regimen Safe and Effective
Virologic suppression was comparable and bone mineral density and renal function levels improved compared with a standard protease inhibitor-based regimen.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Lead-in or No, Switch to Long-Acting Monthly ART Is Safe Lead-in or No, Switch to Long-Acting Monthly ART Is Safe
Safety, tolerability, and efficacy of cabotegravir/rilpivirine was similar whether patients were transitioned directly or gradually onto the long-acting formulation of the drug.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Islatravir + Doravirine Maintains HIV Viral Suppression Islatravir + Doravirine Maintains HIV Viral Suppression
The combination was also well tolerated, the investigators note.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Polypharmacy and Potential Drug-Drug Interactions for HIV Polypharmacy and Potential Drug-Drug Interactions for HIV
Are you aware of the types of concurrent medications commonly prescribed to HIV patients and the potential drug-drug interactions?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Inappropriate Medications in Older Adults With HIV Inappropriate Medications in Older Adults With HIV
Prescribing potentially inappropriate medications to older individuals with HIV could have serious consequences. Which strategies could prevent unnecessary polypharmacy?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Cornea Donation Restrictions Outdated, Harmful, Study Suggests Cornea Donation Restrictions Outdated, Harmful, Study Suggests
The length of the bans on donations ― 5 years in the United States and 1 year in Canada ― are unnecessary because of improvements in HIV testing, authors say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

The COVID ICU: Before You Sedate, Communicate The COVID ICU: Before You Sedate, Communicate
COVID-19 has packed the country's ICUs with mechanically ventilated patients who are at risk for delirium and unable to speak. What can be done to help them communicate?Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Critical Care Commentary Source Type: news

Comorbidity Indices in People With HIV and COVID-19 Outcomes Comorbidity Indices in People With HIV and COVID-19 Outcomes
Do comorbidities in people living with HIV place them at a higher risk for poorer COVID-19 outcomes?AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Risks, Characteristics and Outcomes by Age at HIV Diagnosis Risks, Characteristics and Outcomes by Age at HIV Diagnosis
What have we learned about the clinical features and outcomes of older individuals newly diagnosed with HIV?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Community Engagement of African Americans in the COVID-19 Era Community Engagement of African Americans in the COVID-19 Era
Review the complex psychosocial, sociocultural, and environmental factors that contribute to African Americans being more likely to contract and die from COVID-19. How can this inequity be addressed?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Multidrug Resistance Common in Hospitalized Adults With HIV in Malawi Multidrug Resistance Common in Hospitalized Adults With HIV in Malawi
HIV-1 multidrug resistance is common and is associated with increased mortality among adults hospitalized with HIV infection in Malawi, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Rate of Dyslipidemia Higher Among Women Living With HIV Rate of Dyslipidemia Higher Among Women Living With HIV
A new study provides insight into the prevalence of dyslipidemia among women with HIV.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Growing Old With HIV: Beyond Just Surviving Growing Old With HIV: Beyond Just Surviving
The aging of the population with HIV is a medical achievement to celebrate, but with this success comes a new conundrum.Medscape HIV/AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Commentary Source Type: news