What COVID-19 Shares in Common with Other Viruses

August 11, 2020


David Ho, MD, likens and contrasts the pandemic to 3 other viral outbreaks and their respective responses.

The 4 Mistakes Made by the US in COVID-19 Response

August 07, 2020


A famed virologist weighs in on the country's earliest shortcomings—and how they can still be resolved today.

Most US Adults Have Not Received Recommended HIV Testing

July 09, 2020


A majority of those who fall under the criteria for recommended HIV testing has not once received such testing.

FDA Clears Ingestible Event Marker System

December 16, 2019


The ID-Cap System represents the only ingestible event marker able to transmit digital data within the body to an external receiver without direct skin contact.

FDA Approves New HIV PrEP Drug

October 04, 2019


The FDA approves Descovy to reduce the risk of HIV infection through sex.

FDA Approves Duo of HIV Medications

September 20, 2019


HIV patients will be allowed to switch to doravirine or doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate if they are virally suppressed with no prior history of treatment failure.

HIV Significantly Increases Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

September 09, 2019


A study from the University of California San Francisco found that patients with HIV were at an 80% increased risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation.

Cash Incentives, Peer Support May Not Incentivize HCV Treatment

May 09, 2019


A randomized trial compared cash incentives, peer support, and usual care for increasing rate of HCV treatment among HCV/HIV infected people who use drugs.

Low Follow-up Rates Among Homeless People Receiving Ophthalmology Referrals

May 03, 2019


People experiencing homelessness were more likely to follow-up on referrals from an ophthalmology clinic if they had finished high school or had a primary care provider.

Fatty Liver Found More Often with HCV Than HCV/HIV

April 12, 2019


Steatosis was found more often with HCV monoinfection than with HCV/HIV and more commonly detected with imaging than with biopsy.