In the Journals

HIV testing rates low for gay male adolescents

August 28, 2015
Gay and bisexual teenage boys were unlikely to undergo HIV testing, according to research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. “As…

In the Journals

Deaths among youth with HIV less common; other complications emerge

August 24, 2015
Although opportunistic infections and death are less common among HIV-infected youth receiving ART, these patients are now experiencing higher rates…

In the Journals

Mexican sex workers recruited as teens at increased risk for HIV, sexual violence

August 11, 2015
Adolescents who migrated from Mexico and Central America to the United States and joined the sex trade in Mexico’s border towns were at…

In the Journals

Antibody response found to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission

June 19, 2015
The third variable loop, a previously discounted region of the HIV virus envelope, has been identified to have a strong antibody response, which…

In the Journals

Significant increase in funding for health care assistance in developing countries seen since 1990

June 16, 2015
Since 1990, high-income countries distributed nearly $458 million in funding for the maintenance and improvement of heath care services in developing…

In the Journals

Interventions needed to reduce high-risk behaviors among HIV-infected youth

May 13, 2015
Researchers discovered HIV increased incidence for co-sexually transmitted infections among adolescents and young adults in metropolitan Atlanta…

In the Journals

High blood pressure more common than previously believed in children with HIV

April 14, 2015
The prevalence for high blood pressure was “a potentially alarming” 20% among a cohort of children with HIV, according to recent study…

FDA News

Advisory committee calls for further clarification of true pediatric drug indications

March 25, 2015
The Pediatric Advisory Committee of the FDA met Tuesday to review data for numerous drugs to determine their safety for pediatric populations. Based…

In the Journals

Changes to HIV-related interventions failed to reduce risk behaviors

January 15, 2015
Structural changes to community coalitions whose goal was to decrease HIV infection rates among children in at-risk communities did not significantly…

FDA News

FDA recommends policy change allowing blood donations from MSM

December 26, 2014
The FDA recently recommended that men who have sex with men be allowed to donate blood, provided that their last sexual contact was at least 1 year…

In the Journals

CMV seropositivity linked to cardiovascular events in HIV

August 14, 2014
New data from the ICONA Foundation study in Italy suggest that coinfection with cytomegalovirus was associated with an increased risk for severe…

In the Journals

Frequent use of lubricants among MSM may reduce HIV infection risk

August 12, 2014
The use of lubricants for various sexual activities, including anal intercourse, is very common among gay and bisexual men in the United States. Use…

Meeting News Coverage

Economic support reduced HIV-risk behaviors among adolescents

July 23, 2014
Certain economic and psychosocial provisions appear to reduce incidence of HIV-risk behaviors among male and female adolescents in South Africa…

In the Journals

Mental health of children affected by HIV comparable to children with HIV

July 21, 2014
Children affected by HIV experience anxiety and depression similar to children with HIV, which researchers said is indicates a need for policy and…

In the Journals

Routine ED patient screening increases HIV diagnosis, treatment

July 4, 2014
Routine HIV screening programs are valuable for reducing the number of patients who are unaware of their HIV status and connecting these patients to…

In the Journals

Use of HIV transition clinics low among young patients in Uganda

July 1, 2014
Among young adults living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda, there is an overall low level of use of HIV transition clinics, according to recent findings…

In the Journals

Guardianship an issue in HIV testing among older children

June 11, 2014
Questions as to whether a guardian was suitable to offer consent were among the reasons health care workers did not offer HIV testing and counseling…

In the Journals

More research needed to determine risks of efavirenz treatment among children

June 10, 2014
Although there is evidence of the safety and efficacy of efavirenz treatment among children with HIV-1, more research is needed to determine the…

In the Journals

Adherence to ART increasing among children with HIV

April 23, 2014
The availability of once-daily antiretroviral therapyregimens for HIV has increased treatment adherence among children with HIV, according to recent…

Meeting News Coverage

Providers with pediatric, adolescent training increased engagement in HIV care

March 28, 2014
Engagement in care for adolescents with HIV could be increased with the availability of providers who have pediatric or adolescent training…