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PrEPception, breast feeding and HIV trial participation are front and center in updated federal guidelines.
Globally, a child contracts HIV every 100 seconds. A new, affordable treatment is available, but the COVID-19 pandemic hinders access.
This finding comes from a small focus group of mothers living with HIV in Canada, most of them born in low-income nations.
Dozens of breast milk samples from women with the coronavirus suggest that breast milk isn’t a source of infection for infants.
A new UNAIDS report indicates that ambitious targets to prevent and treat HIV in babies and children are not being met.
The agency has also lowered the weight threshold for film-coated tablets of the integrase inhibitor.
Viral load and CD4 percentage at the time of treatment initiation help predict how soon infants will become undetectable.
A new strawberry-flavored HIV med is a game changer for children living with HIV.
Researchers infected 1-month-old primates with HIV-like virus and 30 hours later injected them with a pair of antibodies.
A South African study found that treating the virus within 48 hours or waiting up to two weeks led to comparable viral suppression rates.
“This is excellent news for all children living with HIV.”
Treating within hours—rather than the recommended weeks—of birth also prompts an improved immune response against the virus.
Increases in syphilis have been driven by new cases in men who have sex with men, an estimated half of whom have HIV.
For the first time, researchers have identified an immune-based difference between such babies based on the HIV status of their mothers.
Deciding how to feed your infant can be confusing for parents with HIV. Read about benefits & risks of several options for nourishing a baby
This finding follows a recent study indicating that syphilis is on the rise among heterosexual people who inject drugs.
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