Meeting News

Lesotho nears 90-90-90 goal; HIV prevalence still high

March 7, 2018
BOSTON — Although HIV infection is still prevalent in Lesotho, the country has reached one part of the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS…

IRIS incidence does not increase with integrase inhibitors

March 6, 2018
BOSTON — Adding raltegravir to standard-of-care ART did not impact the incidence or case fatality of immune reconstitution inflammatory…

Meeting NewsPerspective

1 month of TB prophylaxis as effective as 9 months

March 5, 2018
BOSTON — A 1-month antibiotic regimen to prevent active tuberculosis in patients living with HIV was just as effective and caused fewer adverse…

Two new HIV regimens to be introduced in US

March 2, 2018
The global pharmaceutical company Mylan announced today that it will be introducing two new HIV treatment regimens — Symfi Lo and Cimduo…

Guest Commentary

Commentary: Ending the HIV epidemic in black communities

February 7, 2018
Feb. 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. To mark the occasion, Melanie A. Thompson, MD, chair of the HIV Medicine Association, discusses the

HIVMA chair argues new HHS division ‘defies fundamental medical ethic’

January 24, 2018
HHS recently announced that a new “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” in HHS’ Office for Civil Rights has been established…

In the Journals

Routine HIV screening at age 25 improves clinical outcomes

January 16, 2018
A one-time routine HIV screening at 25 years of age was cost-effective and led to better clinical outcomes among teenagers and young adults without…

In the Journals

Viral suppression in HIV–positive teens, young women in Africa far below UNAIDS target

January 11, 2018
The prevalence of viral load suppression was well below UNAIDS targets in adolescent girls and young women in seven African nations between 2015 and…

Sexual intercourse among high school students decreases

January 4, 2018
The proportion of high school students who ever had sexual intercourse has decreased over a decade, particularly among non-white and younger…

Gilead commits $100 million to address HIV/AIDS epidemic in Southern US

December 10, 2017
Gilead Sciences has launched an initiative that promises $100 million over 10 years to help organizations combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the…

A message to clinicians on World AIDS Day: ‘The fight is not over’

December 1, 2017
Today marks World AIDS Day, which is recognized each year on Dec. 1 to raise awareness of the global epidemic, show support for people living with…

Time from HIV infection to diagnosis cut 17% in US

November 28, 2017
The average time between HIV infection and diagnosis decreased 17% in the United States from 3 years and 7 months in 2011 to 3 years in 2015…

Meeting News

ACR meeting kicks off with lessons learned from 3 decades of infectious disease outbreaks

November 5, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In the opening lecture and awards ceremony of the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Anthony S. Fauci, MD,

In the Journals

AAP: ‘Room for improvement’ in STD prevention

October 25, 2017
To address the varying sexual and reproductive health concerns among adolescents and young adults, the AAP recently issued a clinical report that it…

In the JournalsPerspective

Vaccine necessary to eliminate global HIV/AIDS pandemic

October 18, 2017
Although the current HIV/AIDS pandemic could theoretically be prevented through the appropriate use of pre-exposure prophylaxis and antiretroviral

HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects Latinos, Hispanics, CDC says

October 15, 2017
Hispanics or Latinos living in the United States are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, accounting for 18% of the overall population and 24% of…

Report highlights challenges of HIV care in rural deep South

October 12, 2017
In Louisiana, which has the highest rate of new HIV infections of any U.S. state, young people in rural parishes are more likely to test positive for…

Janssen submits NDA for single-tablet HIV regimen containing darunavir

September 25, 2017
Janssen announced today that it has submitted a new drug application to the FDA for a once-daily, darunavir-based HIV regimen for adults and children…

In the Journals Plus

HIVMA releases chronic pain treatment guidelines for patients with HIV

September 14, 2017
All patients with HIV should be screened for chronic pain because research has shown that many suffer from it, according to guidelines published by…

In the Journals

PrEP safe, effective for teens at risk for HIV, yet adherence remains low

September 13, 2017
Although preexposure prophylaxis was found to be safe and well tolerated among adolescent men who have sex with men at increased risk of HIV, rates