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News

FDA Approves Descovy for PrEP, but Only for Cisgender Men and Transgender Women

The FDA approved the fixed-dose combination of emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide for PrEP, but advocates hope to see more research on the HIV prevention drug's efficacy for receptive vaginal sex for cisgender women and transgender men.

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Features

Washington, D.C. Youth Face Barriers to HIV Prevention and Sexual Health

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.

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Conference Coverage

IDWeek 2019: What to Expect at This Year's Conference

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.

U=U at USCA2019. Left to right: Deondre Moore, Bruce Richman, Demetre Daskalakis, Victor Claros, Yonce Jones
News Analysis

The U.S. Congress Recently Recognized "U=U." Here's How It Happened.

This inspiring moment from the U.S. Conference on AIDS illustrates how relationships can produce results for advocates.

Obie S. McNair, M.P.H.
Conference Coverage

Creating Social Spaces for Black Gay and Bisexual Men Increased HIV Care-Seeking Behavior, Self-Acceptance

My Brother's Keeper's "Connect With Us" intervention in Jackson, Mississippi, shows that community self-empowerment improves intention to engage in health care and use safe sex practices.

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News

This Week in HIV Research: Every Prescription Can Use a Good Steward

Sept. 19, 2019: HIV antiretroviral stewardship plans in hospitals can save money -- and lives; demographic correlates of PrEP interruption; HIV and atrial fibrillation risk; cytopenias common, despite viral suppression.

IAS 2019 Presenters at Community Involvement in Research Panel
Conference Coverage

Communities Should Be Involved in Research. Here Are Some Key Insights on Good Participatory Practice.

Increasingly, researchers are looking for ways to involve communities not just by participating in trials, but by helping shape these projects. But, how do you go about making sure affected communities are at the table?

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Conference Coverage

Meet Young People on Their Own Terms and Don’t Judge Their Sex Lives, Experts Agree

Nonjudgmental services and innovative ways to talk to youth about sex should be at the core of any sexual health plan.

Asa Radix at IAS 2019
Conference Coverage

Taking Transgender Care From Research to Results

Asa Radix, M.D., M.P.H., discusses providing quality care to transgender people. It can be done.

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News

The First In-Human Chlamydia Vaccine Trial Shows Positive Immune Response

A chlamydia infection makes HIV acquisition more likely.