Grindr Users Take PrEP More and Have Lower HIV Rates, but Have Higher Rate of STIs Than Men Not on the App
Gay and bisexual men who used Grindr were having more sex acts associated with increased risk, but were more likely to use PrEP or be open to it, which translated to lower HIV incidence.
Young people in the nation's capital are living in the middle of some of the worst structural and systemic inequalities in America. We should be helping them out.
We're covering the latest news and research from this major interdisciplinary meeting on infectious diseases, which takes place in Washington, D.C., from Oct. 2 to Oct. 6.
Asa Radix, M.D., M.P.H., discusses providing quality care to transgender people. It can be done.
A chlamydia infection makes HIV acquisition more likely.
Plans to expand the program to the entire state are underway.
Experts Flummoxed By Conflicting New Data on STIs, HIV, and Long-Term Contraception in Sub-Saharan Africa
ECHO trial results and follow-up studies find unexpectedly low rates of some STIs among users of certain long-term hormonal contraceptives. They also find high HIV rates (unrelated to the contraceptives) that suggest considerable value for PrEP integration.
July 18, 2019: Anal neoplasia risk amidst comorbid HPV and chlamydia; predictive modeling for PrEP outreach; long-term benefits of hepatitis C cure in coinfection; first-line therapy with dolutegravir/lamivudine.
A new CDC study suggests that many urgent care centers in the U.S. still need to be made aware of pre-exposure prophylaxis and how to provide it.
However, a number of leading clinicians argue that the results should not deter care providers from prescribing PrEP for patients who are most at risk for HIV.