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Trauma & HIV; Women & HIV and Trauma
  This is not about women in clinical trials so much, thats a simplification of the problem, as its about the socio-economic & psycho-social issues & marginalization from healthcare & society
Women & HIV: Women & HIV: Black Women in USA; trauma; childhood sex abuse; heart disease in HIV+ women - (03/29/12) ......'Heart Disease - women had a 70% lower risk than men......those with HIV had a 60% higher risk of cardiovascular disease than people without HIV or other severe chronic diseases.....Among people in their 70s, a significantly higher proportion of those with HIV (over 80%) than controls (about 40%) met the high-risk definition'
Childhood Trauma and Health Outcomes in HIV-Infected Patients: An Exploration of Causal Pathways - (03/23/12)
"greater lifetime trauma exposure was associated with all outcomes considered (Table 3). Each additional type of lifetime trauma was associated with 18% increased odds of unprotected sex, 13% (3% to 24%) increased odds of ARV nonadherence, 12% (4% to 21%) increased odds of hospitalization, 14% (6% to 22%) increased odds of ED use, 13% (5% to 22%) increased odds of more than 4 days in bed, a 12% (0% to 24%) increased hazard of HIV disease progression, and a 0.8-unit (0.4-1.2) lower SF36 physical health score."
Recent Trauma is Associated with Antiretroviral Failure and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior Among HIV-Positive Women and Female-Identified Transgenders - (03/20/12)
The Association of Race, Sociodemographic, and Behavioral Characteristics With Response to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in Women: 'depression, black/latino women, HAART discontinuation, higher death rates, drug use all related' - (04/03/12)
2nd Intrntnl Wrkshp HIV & Women: Sexual Abuse as Child Raises Heart Disease Risk in HIV-Positive Women - (01/11/12)
CROI: HIV Incidence in Women at Risk for HIV Acquisition in the United States: HPTN 064 (ISIS Study): 5x higher HIV rates in USA women of color than CDC estimates, comparable to HIV rates in sub-Saharan Africa. Webinar Update see details below.
- (03/14/11) the study was conducted in 6 geographic urban areas where one might expect HIV infection rates to be higher than the national rates which says the rates in these 6 major cities among Black women is like the rates in Africa; isn't time we devote MORE resources in these neighborhoods, adequate resources to SOLVE this problem!
50% of Women Not In Care in the USA.....http://www.natap.org/2015/HIV/031615_01.htm......More Depression in HIV+ Women Than Men, Regardless of ART, in 15-Country Study.......http://www.natap.org/2012/HIVwomen/HIVwomen_02.htm
Lower Cognitive Scores in Women With HCV/HIV Than With HIV Alone.....http://www.natap.org/2013/HIVwomen/HIVwomen_04.htm
EACS: Gap in ART Response Between Women and MSM Not Narrowing in London.....women and MSW have worse virologic responses to ART than MSM (10/28/15)
Is the gender difference in viral load response to ART narrowing over time? Women Non-Viral Response Double vs MSM (10/28/15)
EACS: Improved Safety and Efficacy of TAF vs TDF Single-Tablet Regimen in HIV-1 Treatment-Naïve Women Through Week 48 (10/26/15)
EACS: TAF in Women/WAVES Global Women's Study - The Efficacy and Safety of Elvitegravir/Cobicistat/ Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate and Ritonavir-Boosted Atazanavir Plus Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate in Treatment-Naïve Women With HIV-1 Infection: Week 48 Analysis of the Phase 3, Randomized, Double-blind Study (10/27/15)
Genital Inflammation & HIV Acqusition Associated in Women.....STIs also associated with Inflammation & HIV Acquisition - new study - (06/26/15)
EACS: Long lasting viral suppression and immune reconstitution of great magnitude reduce the risk of cervical dysplasia in HIV-positive women (10/28/15)

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