Author Archives: JAIDS

Baseline Characteristics Explain Differences in Effectiveness of Randomization to Daily Oral…

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Perceived Acceptability of a Facility-Based HIV Self-Test Intervention in Outpatient Waiting…

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Brief Report: Hazardous Cannabis Use and Monocyte Activation Among Methamphetamine Users With…

Background: The use of stimulants, such as methamphetamine, has been associated with greater immune activation in treated HIV infection.

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Impact of Integrase Inhibition Compared With Nonnucleoside Inhibition on HIV Reservoirs in…

Background: HIV is produced in lymphoid tissues (LT) and stored on the follicular dendritic cell network in LT.

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Proteinuria Is Associated With Increased Risk of Fragility Fracture in Men With or at Risk of…

Background: Proteinuria has been associated with bone loss and fractures in general population, but data in HIV-infected population are lacking.

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Cognitive and Motor Impairment Severity Related to Signs of Subclinical Wernicke’s…

Background: Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) is a neurological condition resulting from thiamine deficiency.

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Third Trimester Vitamin D Status Is Associated With Birth Outcomes and Linear Growth of…

Background: Vitamin D status in pregnancy may influence the risk of prematurity, birth size, and child postnatal growth, but few studies have examined the relationship among pregnant women living with HIV.

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Discrimination, Medical Distrust, Stigma, Depressive Symptoms, Antiretroviral Medication…

Background: Women represent 23% of all Americans living with HIV.

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A Comparison of Metabolic Outcomes Between Obese HIV-Exposed Uninfected Youth From the PHACS…

Background: Metabolic perturbations in HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) obese youth may differ from those in the general obese pediatric population.

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A Comparison of Plasma Efavirenz and Tenofovir, Dried Blood Spot Tenofovir-Diphosphate, and…

Background: Tenofovir-diphosphate (TFV-DP) in dried blood spots (DBS) is an objective long-term adherence measure, but data are limited on its ability to predict virologic suppression (VS) in people on antiretroviral (ARV) treatment.

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HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Uptake Among Gay and Bisexual Men in Australia and Factors…

Background: HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a highly effective biomedical HIV prevention strategy, yet some gay and bisexual men (GBM) who are eligible to access PrEP are not using it.

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First Impressions Matter: How Initial Worries Influence Adherence to the Dapivirine Vaginal…

Background: In MTN-020/ASPIRE, a dapivirine vaginal ring effectiveness trial in sub-Saharan Africa, we assessed whether worries about ring use changed over time and were associated with adherence.

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Brief Report: Durability of the Effect of Financial Incentives on HIV Viral Load Suppression…

Background: Results from the HPTN 065 study showed that financial incentives (FI) were associated with significantly higher viral load suppression and higher levels of engagement in care among patients at HIV care sites randomized to FI versus sites randomized to standard of care (SOC).

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Risk and Predictors of Esophageal and Stomach Cancers in HIV-Infected Veterans: A Matched…

Background: To evaluate the risks of esophageal and stomach carcinomas in people living with HIV (PLWH) compared with the general population and risk factors for these cancers in PLWH.

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