research

Seizing the opportunity: Ending AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa

With its concentrated HIV epidemic, the Middle East and North Africa has the advantage of a relatively low HIV burden among the general population, as well as among children and adolescents.

US: Potential new PrEP drug exposes gaps in data for women

The possibility of new PrEP drug raises questions about how to fix gaps in data on women. Medicare will cover CAR-T cell therapy with significant moves to broaden administration and eligible patients. Sarepta denies a serious patient response to its Duchenne’s therapy, but its stock plunges.

US: Developmental Milestones in Young Transgender Women in Two American Cities: Results from a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Sample

Compared with older and white participants, younger black, Latina, Asian, and other/mixed race transgender (trans) women reported earlier experiences of sexual debut, transfeminine identity disclosure to others, sexual debut as trans, transfeminine identity expression in public, and integration of hormone use.

Kenya: 'Mystery shoppers' in pharmacies highlight issues with distribution of HIV self-tests

Private sector providers may need more support and training to effectively distribute HIV self-testing kits to adolescents and young adults, according to research conducted in Kenya and presented to the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019) last week in Mexico City.