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Demetre Daskalakis

In New York City, PrEP on Demand Is Now on the Menu for Men Who Have Sex With Men

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.

Fleur De Kine

New Campaign, Toolkit Gets Providers PrEP'd for Women

New York City aims to expand PrEP and PEP access by educating more clinicians that serve women.

Allison Glaser, M.D.

New York City's Hotline for HIV Exposure a Success, Study Finds

A dial-in hotline program in New York City has helped qualified patients access post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) at their local pharmacies, raising the possibility that remote screening methods could be an important way to bolster PEP use.

New York Reports Fewer HIV Diagnoses in 2015; Target to Reduce New Infections by 75% by 2020 Img

New York Reports Fewer HIV Diagnoses in 2015; Target to Reduce New Infections by 75% by 2020

New data released for New York show that this major city with high HIV prevalence is steadily reducing the number of new infections.

10 AIDS Activists Kicked to the Curb and Arrested at ACT UP Anniversary Img

10 AIDS Activists Kicked to the Curb and Arrested at ACT UP Anniversary

Ten AIDS activists were arrested near City Hall in Manhattan on April 25 during a demonstration against the HIV/AIDS-related policies of New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar.

Health Department Announces 41% Drop in HIV/AIDS Related Deaths Among Black New Yorkers Img

Health Department Announces 41% Drop in HIV/AIDS Related Deaths Among Black New Yorkers

New data show a 41 percent drop in deaths among black people living with HIV/AIDS between 2001 and 2010 in New York City, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The department also noted that blacks account for almost...

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Men Who Have Sex With Men Have a 140-Fold Higher Risk for Newly Diagnosed HIV and Syphilis Compared With Heterosexual Men in New York City

The current study describes the population of men who have sex with men in New York City, comparing MSM demographics, risk behaviors, new HIV infections, and primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis rates with those of men who have sex with women (MSW). ...

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New York: Patients Treated at Rockland Psychiatric Center Warned of Hepatitis Risk

The State Department of Health is advising that some patients of Rockland Psychiatric Center be tested for blood-borne infections like HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Last summer a patient at the center contracted hepatitis B, and DOH launched an ...

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NYC HIV/AIDS Outreach Programs Should Be Targeting Black Women

An alarming new statistic shines a glaring light on the increasingly Black and female faces of HIV in New York City. According to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (pdf), a staggering 93.4 percent of all new HIV cases reported among NYC wom...