In the Journals

Study: Syphilis is three times more common in patients with ESKD

October 17, 2019
Compared with the general population, researchers found that the incidence of syphilis was more than 3 times greater in patients with ESKD…

In the Journals

HIV/HCV vs. HCV monoinfection present similar liver cancer rates

October 15, 2019
In contrast to previous study results, hepatocellular carcinoma and decompensated cirrhosis rates were similar between patients coinfected with…

In the Journals

Maternal HIV infection may impact flu vaccine response in infants

October 15, 2019
In a study conducted among nearly 500 influenza vaccine-naive mother-infant pairs in Malawi, researchers found that maternal HIV infection was…

Policy matters: Anti-LGBT legislation associated with lower rates of HIV testing, awareness

October 12, 2019
Findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis showed that African countries with severe anti-LGBT legislation have lower levels of HIV testing…

In the Journals

Complex motor disfunction common in patients with longstanding HIV

October 10, 2019
An analysis of data collected by the National NeuroAIDS Tissue Consortium, or NNTC, showed that complex motor dysfunction remains common among…

In the Journals

Integrated HCV care in HIV centers reaches more PWID than usual care

October 10, 2019
Results from a real-world study of implementing hepatitis C testing into integrated care centers that deliver HIV services to people who inject drugs…

Trend Watch

RFTCA Purchases Cell-Based Technology to Develop Cure for HIV/AIDS

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
The Research Foundation to Cure AIDS has purchased licensing rights to Chromovert, a cell-based biotechnology that detects and purifies rare cells…

In the Journals

Study finds risk for false-negative rapid test results in HIV controllers

October 9, 2019
Rapid screening tests may not reliably diagnose HIV in natural HIV controllers, leading to false-negative test results in some patients, according to…

In the Journals

In pregnant women on ART, safer to initiate isoniazid after delivery

October 8, 2019
Initiating 28-week isoniazid therapy during pregnancy was noninferior to initiating it 12 weeks after delivery to prevent tuberculosis in pregnant…

Meeting News

MSM using Grindr take more sex risks, also more likely to use HIV PrEP

October 4, 2019
WASHINGTON — Findings presented at IDWeek demonstrated the potential of Grindr to identify men who have sex with men, or MSM, who are at high…

Meeting News

Integrase inhibitor-based ART may increase risk for diabetes

October 4, 2019
WASHINGTON — Data from a large North American HIV cohort suggest that patients who initiate integrase inhibitor-based ART are at an increased…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Experts spend 'a day on the Hill' during IDWeek

October 4, 2019
WASHINGTON — In this video from IDWeek, Carlos del Rio, MD, FIDSA, past chair of the HIV Medicine Association and professor of medicine and…

FDA NewsPerspective

FDA approves Descovy for HIV PrEP, excluding cisgender women

October 3, 2019
The FDA has approved Descovy as a second option for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, in at-risk adults and adolescents. The approval excludes…

In the Journals

Study demonstrates long-term success of kidney transplants between people with HIV

October 3, 2019
Patients living with HIV who received kidney transplants from donors with HIV had high rates of overall survival and kidney graft survival after 5…

Meeting News

Infectious Disease News prepares for IDWeek 2019

October 2, 2019
WASHINGTON — Infectious Disease News and Healio.com are onsite at IDWeek 2019 to provide live coverage of the conference, held from Oct. 2 to…

Q&A: Antiretroviral stewardship in inpatient practice

October 1, 2019
Medication errors during hospitalization and during care transitions are common for patients living with HIV and others who receive antiretrovirals…

In the Journals

Combination HIV interventions decrease incidence, increase coverage in hyperendemic Ugandan regions

September 30, 2019
Combination HIV interventions in HIV-hyperendemic fishing communities in Uganda resulted in increased testing, male circumcision and ART coverage, as…

In the Journals

Low HIV transmission among recently incarcerated individuals living with HIV and SUDs

September 29, 2019
An assessment of sexual risk behaviors, as they relate to viral suppression, from before, during and after incarceration among persons living with…

In the Journals

HIV care in EDs constitutes an important strategy

September 24, 2019
EDs around the world may be strategically important locations in the fight to end the HIV epidemic, according to findings published in…

In the JournalsPerspective

Prediction score may enable prompt TB treatment in children with HIV

September 23, 2019
A tuberculosis prediction score based on diagnostic models may enable prompt treatment decisions in HIV-infected children with suspected TB and a…