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  1. Recent Trauma is Associated with Antiretroviral Failure and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior Among HIV-Positive Women and Female-Identified Transgenders; E. L. Machtinger, J. E. Haberer, T. C. Wilson, D. S. Weiss; AIDS Behavior (2012)

    In this research study, the authors examined the relationship between recent experiences of trauma, antiretroviral (ART) failure, and HIV transmission risk behavior among self-identified women in a clinical prevention-with-positives program in San Francis ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 5:33pm

  2. Resilience, Syndemic Factors, and Serosorting Behaviors Among HIV Positive and HIV Negative Substance-Using MSM, Steven P. Kurtz, Mance E. Buttram, Hilary L. Surratt, and Ronald D. Stall, AIDS Education and Prevention (2012)

    This study examined serosorting behavior of substance-using men who have sex with men (MSM) in southern Florida who reported recent unprotected anal intercourse, and compared the behavior of those living with HIV with those without HIV. The study found th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 1:44pm

  3. HIV Transmission in the United States: Considerations of Viral Load, Risk Behavior, and Health Disparities, H. Irene Hall, David R. Holtgrave, Tian Tang, and Philip Rhodes, AIDS and Behavior (March 2013)

    This article assesses how viral load, risk behavior, and health disparities contribute to HIV transmission. The authors found that persons who are unaware of their status are more than three times as likely to transmit HIV than those who are aware of thei ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 12:05pm

  4. HIV and Tuberculosis- A Deadly Human Syndemic, Candice K. Kwan and Joel D. Ernst, Clinical Microbiology Reviews (2011)

    Of the 33.4 million people living with HIV in 2008, nearly a third were estimated to have latent or active tuberculosis (TB); of the 9.4 million cases of TB, an estimated 15% were coinfected with HIV. This journal article reviews the current knowledge of ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 3:53pm

  5. Social Discrimination and Resiliency Are Not Associated with Differences in Prevalent HIV Infection in Black and White Men Who Have Sex with Men, John L. Peterson et al., Journal Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (2014)

    This study examined and sought to verify the possible association between social discrimination, resiliency, and HIV prevalence in black and white men who have sex with men (MSM). Specifically, the authors sought to determine whether experiences of perceiv ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:34am

  6. Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis for People Who Inject Drugs in the United States, Cora L. Bernard, MS et al., Annals of Internal Medicine (2016)

    Many trials have shown daily oral preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can prevent HIV transmission. PrEP treatment is expensive, however, costing $10,000 annually even without regular HIV screening and adverse effects assessment recommended by the CDC. This em ...

    admin - 7/14/2016 10:56am

  7. Criminalization of HIV Transmission and Exposure: Research and Policy Agenda, Zita Lazzarini, Carol L. Galletly, Eric Mykhalovskiy, Dini Harsono, Elaine O’Keefe, Merrill Singer, and Robert J. Levine, American Journal of Public Health (2013)

    This article describes the areas of concern surrounding the continued implementation HIV-specific criminal laws and sentence enhancements. The authors refer to research on the harmful effects these laws can have on individual behavior as well as public he ...

    admin - 7/22/2019 4:40pm

  8. Retention in HIV care during the 3 years following release from incarceration: a cohort study, Kelsey Loeliger et al., PLoS Medicine (2018)

    Retention in care for people living with HIV (PLHIV) post-incarceration remains a problem. In the state of Connecticut, fewer than half (41.5%) of PLHIV had sustained retention in care at three years post-release. This study included 1,904 PLHIV who were ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 5:41pm

  9. Per-partner condom effectiveness against HIV for men who have sex with men, Wayne D. Johnson, et al., AIDS (2018)

    Men who have sex with men (“MSM”) have long been considered one of the populations at greatest risk for HIV infection; yet, few studies reporting on condom effectiveness in preventing transmission among this community have been conducted. Johnson et al. p ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 5:48pm

  10. The HIV-Associated Tuberculosis Epidemic – When Will We Act?, Anthony D. Harries et al., The Lancet (2010)

    This journal article argues for a more aggressive approach to the HIV-associated tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, namely the implementation of the 3Is policy (intensified TB case finding, infection control, and isoniazid preventive therapy) combined with earli ...

    admin - 10/29/2019 3:35pm

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