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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

Sixth case of rare PrEP failure reported—here’s what to know.

Sixth case of rare PrEP failure reported—here’s what to know.

In San Francisco, the sixth case of PrEP failure in a patient with high adherence was reported at IDWeek 2018 by Stephanie Cohen, MD, medical director of San Francisco City … Read More

Hormone levels not affected by PrEP in trans women

Hormone levels not affected by PrEP in trans women

Using PrEP for HIV prevention does not lower levels of feminizing hormones, and hormones only slightly reduce tenofovir levels, according to research presented at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. These … Read More

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