Jason J. Ong, PhD, MBBS, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, answers our questions about his team’s research on STI prevalence and incidence among new and persistent users of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV infection.
Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, answers our questions about her approach to managing older adults with HIV, the challenges she and the older population face, and how to overcome those challenges.
Social media is a powerful tool in today’s society and is an important platform for health care providers and organizations to spread positive messages to their patients, their patients’ guardians, and the public. Jennifer A. Manganello, PhD, MPH, answers our questions about child injury prevention messages on social media.
The continuation of proper care once a patient with sepsis is discharged from the hospital is critical in reducing the risk of rehospitalization and mortality. Stephanie Parks Taylor, MD, answers our questions about her research on the quantification of post-sepsis care delivery and the need for more-widespread adoption of the recommended care elements.
New preliminary findings indicate that gender identity may influence pain sensation more than genetic sex among individuals with HIV and chronic pain. Infectious Diseases Consultant discussed these findings further with corresponding study author Robert Sorge, PhD.
The researchers of a recent study examined how 170 US hospitals utilized urinary antigen testing, as well as the impact this testing has on antibiotic de-escalation. Study author Jennifer Schimmel, MD, answered our questions about the study findings.
A recent study sought to examine the risk factors for with weight gain in patients beginning antiretroviral therapy for the management of HIV. Lead author Moupali Das, MD, MPH, answered our questions in this Q&A.
A new economic modeling study published in The Lancet HIV has shed light on interventions needed to reach national targets for the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative. Infectious Diseases Consultant discussed the findings further with lead author Bohdan Nosyk, PhD.
A recent study led by Shabir A. Madhi, PhD, analyzed the Hemagglutinin stalk antibody responses following trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine immunization of pregnant women and the association with protection from influenza virus illness.
A new study examined the association between states with and without stay-at-home orders and the epidemic doubling time for COVID-19. Lead researcher Mark Lurie, PhD, MPH, answered our questions about the findings.