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Patrons of 'Vampire Facial' Spa May Have Been Exposed to HIV

Patrons of 'Vampire Facial' Spa May Have Been Exposed to HIV

Inspection at the VIP Spa in Albuquerque detected practices that might spread HIV or hepatitis B and C.

FDA Approves Two New Oral Treatments for HIV-1 Infection

Delstrigo is approved as a complete regimen whereas Pifeltro is to be administered in combination with other antiretrovirals.

Risk of Thyroid Dysfunction Not Associated With HIV Status

Compared with uninfected individuals, people with HIV controlled with combination antiretroviral therapy are not at increased risk of developing thyroid dysfunction.

Opinion

The origin of AIDS and debating the Patient Zero theory

There is evidence that HIV might have spread from its origins in the US to the rest of the world.

HIV complacency can be deadly

It's been 32 years since the CDC published the first HIV case report, and too many Americans no longer view the disease as a serious illness.

Features

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

A greater understanding of the healthcare issues specific to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community may improve the quality of care.

Initiating antiretroviral therapy in HIV patients with CD4 T-cell counts >500 cells/mcL

Initiating antiretroviral therapy in HIV patients with CD4 T-cell counts >500 cells/mcL

Recommendations for initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in asymptomatic adults with HIV are generally based on CD4 T-cell counts.

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