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β€” 94% of people completed primary vaccination in this Baltimore-based initiative

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FDA Urged to Relax Tissue Donation Restrictions for Gay, Bisexual Men

Advocates say policy should be based on individualized risk assessments, "not historic bias"

May 28, 2024
What to Know About the U.K.'s Tainted Blood Scandal

Tens of thousands contracted HIV or hepatitis from transfusions during the 1970s and 1980s

May 20, 2024
AAP OKs Breastfeeding for Some Moms With HIV on ART

New report reverses decades of recommending against breastfeeding for all moms with HIV

May 20, 2024
Pig-Kidney Recipient Dies; Colon Cancers Surge in Teens; CRISPR Fails to Cure HIV

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May 13, 2024
AAP OKs Breastfeeding for Some Moms With HIV on ART

New report reverses decades of recommending against breastfeeding for all moms with HIV

Pig-Kidney Recipient Dies; Colon Cancers Surge in Teens; CRISPR Fails to Cure HIV

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Most Pregnant Women With HIV Don't Get Recommended Vaccinations

Antenatal vaccines are "of utmost importance" in immunocompromising conditions like HIV

May 02, 2024
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'Vampire Facials' Linked to Cases of HIV. Here's What to Know About the Procedure.

Platelet-rich plasma microneedling facials are intended to rejuvenate one's skin

Apr 30, 2024
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A Closer Look at the New Statin Therapy Guidelines for Patients With HIV

Clinicians can use these recommendations to navigate primary CVD prevention efforts

Apr 02, 2024
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CDC: Alarming Rise in Serogroup Y Meningococcal Disease

Patients may present with bacteremia, septic arthritis

Mar 29, 2024
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How Often Should Immunocompromised People Get a COVID Booster?

Experts say about every 6 months, but that should be individualized

Mar 18, 2024
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Dapivirine Vaginal Ring, Oral PrEP Safe for HIV Prevention in Pregnancy

Interventions needed to prevent a catastrophe in maternal and infant outcomes, says researcher

Mar 12, 2024
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Once-Weekly ART Showed Similar Efficacy for HIV as Daily ART

Virologic suppression rate was 94.2% in both groups

Mar 11, 2024
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Monthly ART Injections Top Pills for HIV Patients With Adherence Problems

Trial halted early for efficacy despite not meeting significance criteria on primary endpoint

Mar 08, 2024
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Semaglutide Cuts Liver Disease Severity in People With HIV

Weekly injections reduced liver fat by 31% at 6 months

Mar 08, 2024
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Interventions Can Reduce CVD Risk Factors in HIV Patients, Studies Show

Lowering blood pressure, cholesterol prove feasible in randomized trials

Mar 07, 2024
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'Vampire Facials' at Spa Linked to HIV Infections

Unsanitary conditions resulted in infections in three people; investigation still ongoing

Mar 07, 2024
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Semaglutide Reduced Inflammatory Biomarkers in HIV Patients With Lipohypertrophy

Levels of IL-6, high-sensitivity CRP, and soluble CD163 were decreased with the GLP-1 agonist

Mar 06, 2024
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Steep Decline in Chlamydia, Syphilis Rates 'Seals the Case' for DoxyPEP

Other data showed high uptake of doxycycline post-exposure prophylaxis among PrEP users

Mar 05, 2024
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Long-Acting Injectable Comparable to Oral ART for HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

Trial is "essential first step" in exploring this public health strategy, researcher says

Mar 05, 2024
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