In the Journals

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

In the Journals

Nearly 40% of HIV-positive children in Zimbabwe remain undiagnosed

August 4, 2017
HIV testing through local clinics failed to diagnose more than one-third of HIV-positive children in Zimbabwe, highlighting the need for…

USAID awards up to $25 million to advance vaginal ring for HIV prevention

August 2, 2017
The International Partnership for Microbicides, or IPM, will receive up to $25 million over 5 years from the United States Agency for International…

Rapid, point-of-care HIV test receives WHO Prequalification

July 29, 2017
The OraQuick HIV Self-Test, a point-of-care test developed by OraSure Technologies, Inc. that detects HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies within 20 minutes…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Child with HIV suppresses virus for more than 8 years without ART

July 24, 2017
A South African child who was diagnosed with HIV as an infant has suppressed the virus for the past 8 1/2 years without treatment, researchers said…

Revived lawsuit claims Gilead sold HIV drugs produced at unregistered facilities

July 11, 2017
A U.S. appeals court recently revived a False Claims Act lawsuit against Gilead Sciences, Inc. that claims the drug company violated FDA regulations…

FDA News

FDA approves once-daily Isentress regimen for treatment of HIV

May 30, 2017
Merck announced today that the FDA has approved Isentress HD — a new, once-daily, 1,200-mg dose of the company’s integrase inhibitor…

Special Issue Article

Transition of Care for Youth with HIV

Pediatric Annals, May 2017, Volume 46 Issue 5
Remarkable advances have been made in the treatment of HIV. Despite progress in reducing perinatal HIV transmission, there is a growing number of…

In the JournalsPerspective

Youth infected with HIV more susceptible to adverse outcomes in adolescence, young adulthood

April 21, 2017
Youth who were infected with HIV perinatally who do not strictly adhere to ART as adolescents and young adults were at higher risk of viremia

Despite awareness, care for youth with HIV/AIDS faces uncertain future

April 10, 2017
In 2014, more than 1 in 5 new HIV diagnoses in the United States were among young people aged 13-24 years, according to the CDC. However, even with…

In the Journals

Black teens with mental illnesses at increased risk for HIV, STIs

April 6, 2017
For black teenagers, who account for 63% of new adolescent HIV cases in the United States, education on proper coping mechanisms targeting

Feature

HIV over 3 decades: From fatal disease to chronic condition

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2017
To mark our 30th anniversary, Infectious Diseases in Children will be examining some of the chronic conditions and infectious diseases that have

Meeting News

Challenges remain in progressing PrEP interest to uptake among young black MSM

February 21, 2017
SEATTLE —Despite a high level of interest in pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, among young black men who have sex with men, researchers…

Adverse birth outcomes in pregnant women with HIV varied by ART regimen

February 16, 2017
SEATTLE — The safety of ART for HIV-infected pregnant women, and its impact on adverse birth outcomes such as stillbirth and preterm delivery…

In the Journals

Baltimore youth need better access to HIV testing

February 3, 2017
A recent survey published in Public Health Reports determined that the prevalence of HIV testing provided by organizations serving young people was

Study examines issues with enrolling teens at risk for HIV in prevention trials

December 11, 2016
The Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDs Interventions awarded an Indiana University researcher $1.1 million to examine the ethical

In the Journals

Perinatally-acquired HIV infection linked to cognitive impairment in children

November 1, 2016
An evidence-based review discovered an association between cognitive impairment in the domains of working memory, executive function and processing…

Meeting News

How PCPs can identify, discuss sexual assault with adolescent patients

October 25, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Although young victims of sexual assault will rarely immediately disclose the event to their health care provider, there are…

In the Journals

Using both condoms, contraception recommended for HIV-infected youth

September 1, 2016
Dual protection with effective contraception and condoms should be central to PCPs’ discussions with young women and couples with HIV who want…