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  1. National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Improving Outcomes: Accelerating Progress Along the HIV Care Continuum, The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (2013)

    This report is the first set of recommendations and actions steps for federal agencies to help meet the goals set forth in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). This report primarily focuses on improving rates of HIV diagnosis and care; however, one reco ...

    admin - 12/19/2013 11:21am

  2. Patient Perspectives on the Experience of Being Newly Diagnosed with HIV in the Emergency Department/Urgent Care Clinic of a Public Hospital, Katerina A. Christopoulos et al., PLOS ONE (2013)

    This study is part of a larger HIV care study, and examines patient perceptions regarding their HIV diagnosis experience in the emergency department/urgent care setting of a public hospital in San Francisco. The authors interviewed twenty-four patients – ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 11:45am

  3. State Policies in Brief: Minors' Access to STI Services, the Guttmacher Institute, 2013

    This reference sheet provides a basic review of relevant laws granting minors authority to consent to STI services and HIV testing and treatment in all 50 states. It also designates the states in which confidentiality protections are afforded to minors se ...

    admin - 10/22/2013 12:10pm

  4. State Policies in Brief: Minors' Access to Contraceptive Services, the Guttmacher Institute, 2013

    This state-by-state reference sheet provides the relevant laws granting minors authority to consent to contraceptive services. According to the report, 46 states and the District of Columbia explicitly permit minors to consent to contraceptive services, t ...

    admin - 10/22/2013 12:10pm

  5. Chlamydia promotes gene mutations, PhysOrg, 2013

    Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology (MPIIB) recently discovered that chlamydia affects genes in ways that could lead to the development of cancer. Normally, cells damaged by chlamydia either die or repair themselves. However, the ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  6. Ending overly broad criminalisation of HIV non-disclosure, exposure and transmission: Critical scientific, medical and legal considerations, UNAIDS (2013)

    This publication of UNAIDS supplements their 2008 report Policy Brief on criminalisation of HIV transmission, which analyzed the use of the criminal law against HIV positive defendants across the globe, and made recommendations about reducing these prosec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2017 11:09am

  7. Association between HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors (Statins) Use and Cancer Occurrence among HIV-1 Treated Patients, V.Spagnuolo, L.Galli, A. Poli, L. Fumagalli1, N. Gianotti, A. Carbone, S. Nozza, S.Bossolasco, A. Lazzarin, A.Castagna (2013)

    This study reports a 46% reduction in cancer occurrence over a 10-year period for a sample of over 5,300 people with HIV who were using statins, drugs used to lower cholesterol levels by inhibiting the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase. Prior to this study, statin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  8. HIV Detectable in Semen of MSM Despite Suppression in Blood: First Longitudinal Study, Mark Mascolini, 7th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (2013)

      This report summarizes the first longitudinal study regarding the amount of HIV detectable in semen samples of men who have sex with men (MSM) who have undetectable viral loads in blood samples due to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Previous studies have ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  9. Participant Observation at a Youth HIV Conference, Rena Greifinger et al., Qualitative Social Work (2013)

    This study sets forth the findings of participant observers at the One Love Project, a five-day conference for young people living with HIV and their allies from across the country. Observers – including the Founding Director of the One Love Project, a cl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2019 12:24pm

  10. Premature Age-Related Comorbidities Among HIV-Infected Persons Compared With the General Population, Giovanni Guaraldi et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases Advance Access (2011)

    This article examines the frequency of noninfectious comorbidities (NICMs), including cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, bone fractures, and renal failure, in people living with HIV compared with the general population. The authors o ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/24/2014 12:29pm

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