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New research: Is Descovy a new option for PrEP?

New research: Is Descovy a new option for PrEP?

Long-awaited results from a three-year PrEP clinical trial evaluating a new candidate medication for PrEP were revealed at the HIV science conference CROI on March 6, 2019. The PrEP medication … Read More

New research: Awareness, perceived effectiveness of U=U and intermittent PrEP low among MSM in New York City

New research: Awareness, perceived effectiveness of U=U and intermittent PrEP low among MSM in New York City

PrEP and treatment as prevention (TasP) are empowering people of any HIV status to live without fear of HIV. PrEP reduces anxiety around HIV infection for people who are HIV-negative … Read More

Low PrEP awareness and use among cis women seeking STI services

Low PrEP awareness and use among cis women seeking STI services

In the U.S. nearly 20% of new HIV infections are among cisgender women (cis women) with higher rates among women of color. Yet rates of PrEP uptake among women have … Read More

PrEP home delivery study brings PrEP to young men of color

PrEP home delivery study brings PrEP to young men of color

The small group of young men who took part in a recent PrEP study by a group of California researchers liked being able to access PrEP services and care from … Read More

For people having anal sex, PrEP 211 is as effective as daily PrEP

For people having anal sex, PrEP 211 is as effective as daily PrEP

Daily use of PrEP reduces the risk of HIV infection by up to 99%. Yet there are a few factors that may keep people from seeing daily PrEP as an … Read More

Strut evaluation report: More diversity, improved outcomes, and more room to grow

Strut evaluation report: More diversity, improved outcomes, and more room to grow

Jared Hemming, site director of Strut, the San Francisco AIDS Foundation’s health and wellness center in the Castro, describes services at Strut this way: “Folks can come in and find … Read More

Covered California for HIV, hep C meds and PrEP

Covered California for HIV, hep C meds and PrEP

People in California looking for health insurance have until January 15, 2019 to sign up for a plan through Covered California, our state’s marketplace for affordable health insurance. If you’re … Read More

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