HIV

The AJMC® HIV compendium is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights for the condition, including disparities in care, prevention of infection among at-risk groups, and the importance of viral suppression.

New CDC Report Shows Drop in HIV Incidence in Lesotho

January 22nd 2022, 4:00pm

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In this recent CDC report, data show decreases in new HIV diagnoses in Lesotho, in Africa, among adolescent girls and young women attending antenatal care.

What We’re Reading: Free N95 Masks, COVID-19 Rapid Tests; Easing Limits on Blood Donors; Counterfeit HIV Drugs

January 19th 2022, 4:02pm

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The Biden administration will distribute 400 million nonsurgical N95 masks; a study aims to develop a questionnaire to enable gay and bisexual men to donate blood; counterfeit versions of Gilead HIV treatments were discovered in 9 states.

Case Report Follows Postpartum Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

January 19th 2022, 5:01am

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A mother in her early 30s received her HIV-1 diagnosis only after her child received their diagnosis of both HIV-1 and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia at age 28 weeks.

Transplant Equity Called for Among Persons Living With HIV

January 14th 2022, 12:00pm

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In this review, comparable positive outcomes were seen among persons living with HIV vs not living with HIV who underwent kidney or liver transplant.

People With HIV at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Infection Even After Vaccination, Study Finds

January 11th 2022, 9:40pm

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Researchers found that fully vaccinated people with HIV have a 41% higher risk of COVID-19 breakthrough infection compared with people without HIV.

Inflammation Increases Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes in Women Living With, Without HIV

January 5th 2022, 1:00pm

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This new study from India investigated outcomes as they pertained to preterm birth, low birth weight, and infant growth measures up to 1 year post delivery.

HIV, ART May Influence Subdominant Gut Bacteria in Children With HIV

January 4th 2022, 10:42pm

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HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) may influence subdominant gut bacteria in association with immune status in children living with HIV.

Top 5 Most-Read HIV Content of 2021

January 2nd 2022, 1:00pm

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This year’s most-read articles on HIV explored vaccine hesitancy, medication acceptance, cardiac health, and more.

CHIVA CEO Amanda Ely Explains How Fraser Guidelines Can Help Children With HIV

December 28th 2021, 5:45pm

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The Fraser guidelines can indicate if a child is fully competent to make their own decisions, including consenting to HIV tests if they may be at risk, explained Amanda Ely, CEO of the Children’s HIV Association (CHIVA) of the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Study Finds Increased Marijuana Use During Pregnancy, Post Partum Among People With HIV

December 25th 2021, 6:00pm

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Marijuana use by people with HIV during pregnancy and post partum increased over time, with the prevalence of general substance use increasing more post partum.