The prevalence of nonadherence and unsuppressed viral load increased through adolescence and into young adulthood.
Treatment with dolutegravir and either of 2 tenofovir prodrugs, tenofovir alafenamide fumarate or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, is noninferior to standard HIV antiretroviral regimes.
Focusing on interventions that address high-risk sexual behaviors and injection practices may reduce HIV transmission rates among individuals who are HIV-positive and inject drugs, according to study results published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Researchers used a 2-stage sampling method to evaluate injection practices, sexual behaviors, and…
Janssen announced positive top-line results from the phase 3 ATLAS-2M study evaluating the two-drug long-acting injectable regimen of rilpivirine (Janssen) and cabotegravir (ViiV Healthcare) administered every 2 months in patients with HIV-1 infection.
Evidence on intervention effectiveness in improving uptake and retention of mothers and infants in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission care in HIV regimens is lacking.
Persons living with HIV who are hospitalized with heart failure are at an increased risk for subsequent sudden cardiac death.
Elderly patients with HIV who have cancer, and specifically breast and prostate cancer, may have worse outcomes when compared with elderly patients without HIV with cancer.
In people with HIV, the kynurenine/tryptophan (kyn/trp) ratio is elevated and is associated with greater liver fibrosis.
A majority of women were interested in and adhered to the use of a dapivirine vaginal ring to reduce their risk of contracting HIV.
Investigators analyzed the relationship between HIV, hepatitis C virus, and peripheral artery disease in women.
The risk of sudden cardiac death was present across all strata of left ventricular ejection fraction and was related to the use of cocaine, lower use of beta-blockers, lower CD4, and nonsuppressed viral load.
In the NAMSAL ANRS 12313 trial, investigators compared a dolutegravir-based regimen with a low-dose efavirenz-based regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.
Children exposed to but uninfected with HIV were smaller and shorter at birth compared with children unexposed to HIV.
Although HIV PrEP awareness and use had increased from 2014 to 2017, increases in both areas are needed to reduce new HIV infections by 2030.
Elderly HIV-infected patients with cancer have worse outcomes than HIV-uninfected patients with cancer.
HIV stigma may contribute to African American women in the United States being more likely to experience poor HIV-related health outcomes.
All forms of rifampin-resistant tuberculosis may be positively associated with HIV and increased mortality.
The FDA has approved updated labeling for Biktarvy to include information regarding the risk of neural tube defects.
Human immunodeficiency virus treatment may be improved in incarcerated individuals with interdisciplinary academic medical care delivered via telemedicine.
In women with HIV and diabetes mellitus, CD4+ lymphocytes may contribute to the development of diabetes mellitus.