Barbara Jungwirth is an experienced freelance journalist, writer, and translator who has been reporting on HIV for TheBody and TheBodyPro since 2002. Specializing in technical summaries of published and presented research on HIV and related topics, Barbara has been the primary author of TheBodyPro's "This Week in HIV Research" series since 2014.
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But the process may take months, pending Congressional approval.
A group of advocates at this week's International AIDS Conference is calling for the next conference -- scheduled for July 2020 in San Francisco and Oakland, California -- to be moved out of the U.S. entirely.
A recent webinar hosted by Positive Women's Network gives some information on how being virally supressed impacts sex, reproductive health, and stigma for women.
Chronic inflammation seen in people living with HIV is related to how much damage HIV causes before starting treatment, rather than HIV activity while taking meds, according to a new study.
A nurse-led treatment adherence strategy improved markers of HIV, increased quality and quantity of health, and saved money, according to a study in the Netherlands.
Structural Violence, Discrimination Keep Transgender Women Living With HIV From Accessing Health Care
Despite obstacles, transgender women persist.
Language and legal services, plus removal of health insurance obstacles, could improve immigrant health care, say panelists on a recent World AIDS Day webinar.
Participating in an HIV cure trial is not an isolated event, but must be seen in the "landscape of engagement" -- the range of other issues the participant may be facing, such as discrimination or a lack of stable housing. Stakeholder participation i...
HIV treatment can be interrupted when people with HIV leave jails, prisons or other detention facilities without sufficient resources or support. What help is needed, and which groups provide discharge planning and link people to care?
Without access to prevention measures, such as condoms, people in jails and prisons are at elevated risk of acquiring HIV. Hepatitis C risk may be higher as well.