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A pseudo-tampon that delivers an antitretroviral drug is now being studied as a form of pre-exposure prophylaxis for women at high risk for HIV infection.

This study demonstrates an added benefit to tenofovir-based preexposure prophylaxis regimens in preventing HSV-2.

A statistically significant association exists between efavirenz for initial HIV therapy and the risk suicidality. When this drug is given as a component of an antiretroviral drug regimen, patients should be monitored carefully for the possibility of deterioration of their depression or evidence of suicidal behavior.

Digital abnormalities; oral candidiasis and HIV-infection; extra dose of MMR; penile rash . . . here: a range of topics to challenge you.

Physicians who treat patients with cryptococcal meningitis in untreated AIDS patients should be aware that early initiation of antiretroviral therapy is associated with increased mortality.

New recommendations for HIV testing in laboratories will lead to HIV diagnosis as much as 3 to 4 weeks sooner, according to the CDC.

Finding a good doctor to manage HIV probably matters a lot, but finding a good doctor, or any useable or reliable information about a particular doctor, is almost impossible. Here: 5 tips on finding a good HIV physician.

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