This Novel, 1-Month Regimen to Prevent TB Is Practice-Changing
Dr Paul Sax reports on an intriguing two-drug regimen that could become the standard of care in preventing TB. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - March 26, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The SWORD Study: A New Two-Drug Combo for HIV
Dr Paul Sax highlights the findings of the SWORD study of dolutegravir-rilpivirine and outlines the clinical implications. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - March 1, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Why Quarantine 'Makes No Sense' in Controlling HIV
Controversy spurred by comments from Georgia state representative Dr Betty Price on HIV is addressed by Dr Paul Sax. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - October 30, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Early HIV Therapy and Remission: 'Both Sides of the Coin'
Dr Paul Sax discusses very early antiretroviral therapy in two cases presented at IAS 2017, in which one patient remains in remission and the other does not. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - August 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A Front-Line Defense Against HIV in Hispanics/Latinos
The high burden of HIV among Hispanic and Latino men can be addressed by first making testing a standard of care. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - August 7, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The World Is Not Prepared for Pandemics
Results of a comprehensive, international study have spurred a new framework for combating infectious diseases threats, says Dr Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - November 15, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

'Same-Day' ART Initiation: Better Retention in Care, Outcomes
Initiating ART on the same day as HIV diagnosis led to better retention in care and patient outcomes in a trial in Haiti. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - September 21, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

AIDS 2014: Intermittent and 'On-Demand' PrEP
Dr. Paul Sax looks at 2 studies from AIDS 2014: the open-label extension of the iPrEx study, and the IPERGAY trial. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - August 15, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Joining Forces to Combat Hepatitis C
Drs. Paul Sax and David Thomas reflect on how the worlds of gastroenterology and infectious disease have joined to meet the need for fast-paced guidance in hepatitis C treatment. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - March 24, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

John Bartlett's Infectious Enthusiasm for Infectious Disease
On the occasion of Dr. John Bartlett stepping down from the HIV treatment guidelines panel, Dr. Paul Sax looks at Dr. Bartlett's remarkable influence on the fields of HIV and infectious disease. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - January 10, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Why Primary Care Guidelines for HIV Patients Are Important
Dr. Paul Sax reviews key recommendations from the recently published primary care guidelines for HIV-infected patients. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - December 20, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A 2-Drug Approach: A Shift in the HIV Treatment Paradigm
Dr. Paul Sax considers how results of the GARDEL study comparing a 2-drug regimen with a 3-drug regimen might shift the HIV treatment paradigm. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - November 13, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Law: Get a Flu Shot or Wear a Mask, Healthcare Workers!
New York State has made it a law that healthcare workers either get a flu shot or wear a mask. It's a good decision, says bioethicist Art Caplan. Patient safety should come first. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - November 7, 2013 Category: HIV AIDS Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Warn Patients of Herbal Products' Contamination Risks
New technology reveals that many herbal products on the market contain different ingredients from those listed on their labels, reports Dr. Gerald Chodak. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - November 6, 2013 Category: HIV AIDS Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Dolutegravir vs Darunavir: Positive Data From FLAMINGO
Dr. Paul Sax discusses results of the FLAMINGO study comparing dolutegravir vs ritonavir-boosted darunavir in treatment-naive patients with HIV. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - September 26, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

ID Week 2013: Hot Topics Preview
Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, offers his recommendations for the most exciting sessions coming up at ID Week: antibiotic resistance, emerging infections, hep C, MERS virus, and more. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - September 20, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Dolutegravir: A New Option in HIV Therapy
Dr. Paul Sax discusses the newest drug approved for the treatment of HIV and how it fits into the current therapeutic landscape. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - August 13, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Laboratory-Developed Tests: Will Regulation Help or Hinder?
How do we balance the need for certain lab tests with the overriding requirement to protect the public? Paul Auwaerter, MD, offers his opinion on this complex topic. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - July 24, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Stem Cell Transplantation for HIV: Do We Know Enough Yet?
Dr. Paul Sax considers what we know and don't know about the use of stem cell transplantation in eradicating HIV, as presented at IAS 2013. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - July 22, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Stem Cell Transplantation for HIV: Do We Know Enough Yet?
Dr. Paul Sax considers what we know and don't know about the use of stem cell transplantation in eradicating HIV, as presented at IAS 2013. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - July 22, 2013 Category: HIV AIDS Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

HIV: Everybody Should Get Screened
Dr. Sandra Fryhofer talks about the changes in screening recommendations for HIV from the US Preventive Services Task Force. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - July 9, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

When to PrEP? New Data, New Guidance
Dr. Paul Sax reviews the most recent data and guidance on the use of preexposure prophylaxis in the prevention of HIV acquisition. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - June 21, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Many Studies Have 'Elementary Statistical Errors'
Can the clinician and the statistician be friends? Andrew Vickers argues that they must work together more closely in order to conduct reliable, useful research that improves patient care. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - May 23, 2013 Category: HIV AIDS Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Another HIV Vaccine Failed: Where Do We Go From Here?
Dr. Paul Sax considers the effects of halting the HVTN 505 study on the future of HIV vaccine research. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - May 3, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

New Options for Treating HCV/HIV Coinfection on the Horizon
Dr. Paul Sax looks at how 2 new drugs for hepatitis C could -- if approved -- change the treatment paradigm for patients with HIV/HCV coinfection. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - April 19, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Topol and Reed on a More Collaborative Drug Pipeline
Dr. Eric Topol interviews Dr. John Reed on his big decision to change careers and move to Switzerland. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - March 28, 2013 Category: HIV AIDS Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

More Options for Treatment-Experienced HIV+ Patients
Dr. Paul Sax reviews 3 presentations from CROI 2013 looking at new options for treatment-experienced patients with virologic failure. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - March 14, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A Functional HIV Cure in an Infant -- Now What?
Dr Paul Sax reviews the widely reported presentation from CROI 2013 on the functional cure of HIV in a baby and looks at the practical and research implications moving forward. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - March 14, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A ‘Killer’ of a Reason to Treat Hepatitis C
Dr. David Johnson stresses the importance of treating patients with hepatitis C and advanced hepatic fibrosis, given that those with sustained treatment response have a lower all-cause mortality rate. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - February 15, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Topol on Why Medical Gutenberg Is Important for Clinicians
No longer are medical data available only to clinician providers. Why is this important? Dr. Eric Topol explains. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - February 15, 2013 Category: HIV AIDS Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Boosting Flu Vaccine Dose in HIV Patients: An Expert's View
Dr. Paul Sax considers whether data from a recent study evaluating a higher dose of influenza vaccine in patients with HIV are sufficient to affect practice standards. (Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast)
Source: Medscape HIV AIDS Podcast - January 17, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts