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See the press release for Dr. Ann Kurth, associate core director in CDUHR, for her new article in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes "Computerized Counseling Reduces HIV-1 Viral Load and Sexual Transmission Risk: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial."

 

 

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Read an interview with Dr. David Perlman, core director in CDUHR, regarding the importance of confidentiality in genetic testing as a part of hepatitis C care.

 

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See the press release for Dr. Pedro Mateu-Gelabert's new article in AIDS Education and Prevention "The Staying Safe Intervention: Training People Who Inject Drugs in Strategies to Avoid Injection-Related HCV and HIV Infection." For more information on the article see the abstract or description of the project study: Staying Safe.

 

 

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See the press release for Sam Friedman's article in the Annals of Epidemiology "Do metropolitan HIV epidemic histories and programs for people who inject drugs and men who have sex with men predict AIDS incidence and mortality among heterosexuals?" For additional information on the article see the abstract, or a description of the project: Community Vulnerability and Responses to Drug User-Related HIV/AIDS

 

 

 
Fact Sheets

Computerized Counseling Improves Care for Persons Living with HIV

CARE+, a computerized counseling intervention to improve antiretroviral therapy (ART) and reduce transmission by people living with HIV, was found to reduce HIV viral load, increase the percentage of ART medication doses and decrease sexual transmission behaviors. In addition, the CARE+ intervention was well received by participants. They judged it to as much or more helpful than face-to-face counseling from a staff member. See more details of these findings in our new fact sheet.

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A complete list of all CDUHR factsheets are available here.