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Many Women on HIV Treatment Are at Risk of Developing a Detectable Viral Load

Beset with numerous life challenges that may compromise their adherence to antiretrovirals (ARVs), many women living with HIV are at substantial long-term risk of developing a detectable viral load. Publishing their Findings in JAMA Network Open, researchers from the Women’s Interagency HIV Study, an ongoing longitudinal cohort study, analyzed data on 1,989 women with the… Read More »

Viral load in semen rapidly rebounds to potentially infectious levels when HIV treatment is interrupted

Viral load rebounds rapidly in semen to potentially infectious levels following interruption of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), according to French research published in AIDS. Increases in viral load in both blood and semen were observed within two weeks of treatment interruption. Four weeks after stopping therapy, all participants had detectable virus in their semen. Viral… Read More »