Primary care providers need more education when it comes to PrEP, not only for them, but also for patients, who often think they need to see a specialist just to take this preventative medicine.
Does Descovy Really Work Better Than Truvada for PrEP? One Researcher Raises Questions About the DISCOVER Trial Results
Newly presented data from IAS 2019 spark discussion about study populations, study endpoints, and potential weight gain.
On-demand pre-exposure prophylaxis may be best for people with episodic risk who cannot or would prefer not to take the pill every day.
A team led by Shannon Weber, M.S.W., has developed PleasePrEPMe, an online PrEP provider search and chat service.
Terri Wilder, M.S.W., spoke with John Schneider, M.D., M.P.H., author of a study that examined how accurate current guidelines for identifying PrEP candidates and risk-screening tools are among a group of young Black men who have sex with men.
Could a provider's personal beliefs about condom use affect their willingness to prescribe PrEP? One study surveyed U.S. medical students and found bias in terms of willingness to offer PrEP based on clinical situations.
PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is highly effective at preventing HIV, but uptake has been slow around the world. We asked providers and community leaders what they thought needed to happen for PrEP to reach everybody who needs it.
Dr. Bill jokes that he chose emergency medicine because he "wanted to know just enough to be dangerous." From his medical work to his political activism, he's out to make a difference in American health care.
In a field of research as rapidly evolving as HIV, new developments come fast and furious; anticipating the research that’s most likely to make waves can be a challenge. That’s why we turn to experts for their thoughts, predictions and educated guesses.