HIV Transmission & Prevention Perspective

 
 
  • ANAC 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ANAC 2022
  • Congenital Syphilis Still a Public Health Concern Bonnie M. Word, MD, says syphilis is still having an impact on public health.
  • In Public Health Campaigns, Music Strikes a Lasting Chord   Dr Benjamin Levy, who has launched successful music-based campaigns including for colorectal cancer screening, shares his tips for educating through song.
  • Treating Monkeypox: Q&A with the CDC's John T. Brooks, MD Sexually active men who have sex with men are most at risk for infection with the virus, which can cause excruciatingly painful lesions and even scarring.
  • Global HIV Goals Suffer Major Setbacks During COVID-19 This year's status update by UNAIDS on the HIV epidemic worldwide gives cause for concern.
  • IAS 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from IAS 2022
  • We Can End the HIV Epidemic -- but Congress Must Act Congress could help end a 40-year-old epidemic, erase some of the racial inequities in healthcare, and save money, says the executive director of the HIV+Hepatitis Policy Institute.
  • How to Prescribe PrEP in Primary Care   Get familiar with which of your patients should be offered one of the three agents now available for PrEP.
  • How to Lower Healthcare Spending and Increase Health Equity Working toward achieving health equity while improving healthcare spending is the goal. Here's how one physician is doing it within each clinical encounter.
  • Long-acting Treatment and Prevention of HIV Are Here Advances in long-acting treatment and prevention for HIV are changing the way we treat our patients.
  • Is Hepatitis C an STI? "In hepatitis C–discordant heterosexual couples, hepatitis C does not appear to be sexually transmitted."
  • New HIV PrEP Guidelines This update gives healthcare providers the latest guidance on prescribing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) -- a powerful tool for HIV prevention -- to their patients.
  • Episode 2: HIV Testing and Linkage to Care   Dr Michael Saag and Dr Aadia Rana discuss best practices that providers can implement to prevent the spread of HIV in their local communities and connect HIV-positive patients to lifesaving care.
  • Be Prepared to Talk PrEP Physicians may be missing opportunities to discuss HIV prevention with their sexually active patients.
  • CROI 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from CROI 2022
  • USCHA 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from USCHA 2021.
  • The Parallels Between the HIV and COVID-19 Pandemics   David A. Wohl, MD, considers how the development of prevention and treatment strategies for COVID-19 is the history of the evolution of HIV prevention and treatment strategies compressed into a few months.
  • ANAC 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ANAC 2021
  • EACS 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EACS 2021
  • IRIS in HIV: 'Why Is My Patient Getting Worse?' Dr James Brust discusses why some patients experience immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome, a disease- or pathogen-specific immune response that can mimic an active opportunistic infection.