Women and HIV: motherhood and more

  title={Women and HIV: motherhood and more},
  author={Jane Anderson},
  journal={Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases},
  • Jane Anderson
  • Published 1 February 2012
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases
Purpose of review The number of women living with HIV continues to increase globally. With the availability of efficacious antiretroviral therapy, there is a pressing need to ensure women are treated effectively throughout their life course. This article reviews information on ways that HIV affects women and discusses recent treatment and prevention approaches. Recent findings Because women are at greater risk of heterosexual HIV acquisition than men, new data on biomedical approaches to… 

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