New York City aims to expand PrEP and PEP access by educating more clinicians that serve women.
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.
Researchers examining issues facing post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) users found that 74% of study participants had at least one psychosocial issue, including depression and/or problematic drug or alcohol use.
After the departure from clinical practice of three colleagues, Paul Sax, M.D., reflects on the state of U.S. health care and its frustrating "medicine-as-a-business" model.
Doctors in Toronto did something novel: They prescribed post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) in advance so that in case of potential exposure patients can initiate PEP on their own and then subsequently seek medical attention.
"Although we may be the only thing that our clients have, we are neither saviors nor superheroes," writes George M. Johnson, who has been doing community work since he was 14.
A review of several thousand PEP users at Montreal's Clinique Médicale l'Actuel found "a regimen that included the fixed-dose combination of tenofovir + FTC (Truvada) was well tolerated and that patients reported that they generally adhered well to P...
Boston researchers found mental health issues in more than 50% of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) program participants. By treating mental health conditions, they say, PEP providers are likely to improve patients' ability to take PEP and reduce their...