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New HIV Prevention Technologies on the Horizon

When we say that a tiny rubber ring can help protect you from HIV, know that we're not talking about a condom, but something completely different.

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Agreement to Develop Long-Acting Rilpivirine as PrEP

On 25 September 2013, Janssen announced that it had signed a license agreement with international nonprofit health organisation PATH for early stage research to develop a long acting depot formulation of rilpivirine as a potential pre-exposure prophy...

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California Senate OKs Condom Handout in California Prisons to Cut Disease, Despite Ban on Sex Behind Bars

The California Senate recently approved Assembly Member Rob Bonta's (D-Oakland) bill to provide condoms in adult prisons, even though the law bans sex while imprisoned. The bill was meant to prevent transmission of HIV, hepatitis C, and other disease...

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How Much Do We Value Black Gay Men?

For decades, Bayard Rustin has been one of the least known, yet prolific, contributors to the civil rights movement. Rustin served as the brains behind the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, managing to coordinate and promote the event in...

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Treatment as Prevention: Do the Individual Prevention Benefits Translate to the Population Level?

We know "treatment as prevention" has individual benefits, but what are its public health benefits?

Stigma, Scrutiny Cause Problems for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women and New Moms Img

Stigma, Scrutiny Cause Problems for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women and New Moms

While pregnant women are used to getting attention, pregnant women and new mothers living with HIV are receiving too much scrutiny from peers and medical providers, says a new study.

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Study Explores Possible Risks of HIV Transmission Despite Successful Treatment

The use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) prevents replication of HIV in the blood; however, a recent study indicates that shedding of HIV may continue in semen, so individuals undergoing ART can infect others through unprotected sexual intercourse.

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Study Finds First Evidence That PrEP Can Reduce HIV Risk Among People Who Inject Drugs Img

Study Finds First Evidence That PrEP Can Reduce HIV Risk Among People Who Inject Drugs

This is the first major study to find that a once-a-day antiretroviral taken by HIV-negative injection drug users can have the same benefits as when pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is taken to prevent sexual HIV transmission.

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iPrEx Welcomes CDC's Bangkok Tenofovir Study Showing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Is Safe and Effective for HIV Prevention in Injection Drug Users

Oral PrEP is a critically important HIV prevention tool that can play a significant role in reducing individual infection risk and helping to end the epidemic. Today's news, that PrEP prevents HIV among people whose primary infection risk is injectio...

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Bangkok Tenofovir Study: PrEP for HIV Prevention Among People Who Inject Drugs

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Daily oral PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) with a tablet containing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir, marketed in the United States under the brand name Viread®) was found to reduce the risk of acquiring HIV by approximately 49 perce...