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May 21, 2020: PrEP demographics by health insurance claim data; pediatricians call for better PrEP formulations for teens; weight gain after switching from TDF to TAF; two-drug regimen efficacy when baseline viral load is high.
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.
Truvada is effective for preventing HIV transmission in teenagers, but high rates of non-adherence mean that the answer for youth HIV risk can't just be biomedical, according to study findings released this month.
A National Institutes of Health study suggests pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) therapy, approved for adults, is safe for youth.
PrEP Use in Adolescent Gay and Bisexual Men: U.S. Study Shows Need for Easier Access and Easier PrEP
The increasing efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis in contributing to reduced HIV incidence often highlights the limited access in populations at high risk of HIV who were not included in original studies.
"When you look at who's been left behind in PrEP uptake, there are many communities that haven't had the same access, and youth are certainly one of them," says Adam Leonard, from San Francisco Department of Public Health.
The youth trial of Truvada, a drug which received US Food and Drug Administration approval as an HIV preventative drug, will involve 14 communities from Tampa, Fla. to San Francisco. These new trials are in response to the realization that earlier tr...
HPTN 057 is a prospective phase I trial of the PK and safety of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) in HIV-positive pregnant women in labour and their neonates.
The trial was designed when the question of alternative strategies to intrapartum/neonat...
Keith Green I recently accepted a position as Project Director for a research study designed to assess the initial acceptability and feasibility of a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial among young men who have sex with men (YMSM) in Chicago.