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HIV risk and preventive interventions in transgender women sex workers
Worldwide, transgender women who engage in sex work have a disproportionate risk for HIV compared with natal male and female sex workers. We reviewed recent epidemiological research on HIV inExpand
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HIV epidemics among transgender women
Purpose of reviewRecent data on the high burden of HIV among transgender women have stimulated interest in addressing HIV in this vulnerable population. This review situates the epidemiologic data onExpand
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Satisfaction and Healthcare Utilization of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals in NYC: A Community-Based Participatory Study.
PURPOSE Transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) individuals face high levels of discrimination and mistreatment, including within social and medical service settings, which may lead to negativeExpand
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Beyond the guidelines: challenges, controversies, and unanswered questions.
Transgender and gender-nonconforming youth have unique medical and psychosocial needs that frequently go unmet. For youth who wish to have their physical appearance congruent with their genderExpand
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Aging, Weight, and Health Among Adult Lesbian and Bisexual Women: A Metasynthesis of the Multisite "Healthy Weight Initiative" Focus Groups.
PURPOSE Adult lesbian and bisexual (LB) women are more likely to be obese than adult heterosexual women. Achieving a healthy weight reduces health risks and improves quality of life, but the evidenceExpand
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A multicenter study of initiation of antiretroviral therapy and transmitted drug resistance in antiretroviral-naive adolescents and young adults with HIV in New York City.
BACKGROUND In December 2009, the Department of Health and Human Services guidelines for initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) changed to include patients with CD4 counts between 350 and 500Expand
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An HIV-1 RNA test following a reactive fourth-generation antigen/antibody combination assay confirms a high proportion of HIV infections.
  • E. Westheimer, Jie Fu, +5 authors P. Peters
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical virology : the official…
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Informierte Zustimmung in der Trans*-Gesundheitsversorgung
Das Modell der Informierten Zustimmung bietet Trans*-Menschen einen alternativen Zugang zur gegengeschlechtlichen Hormonbehandlung. Um die gegengeschlechtliche Hormonbehandlung beginnen zu konnen,Expand
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Sexually-Transmitted Diseases: HIV