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Large Scale HIV Vaccine Trial Announced, But PrEP May Challenge Enrollment

Will potential study participants choose a vaccine trial over getting access to PrEP?

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Government Panel Finds PrEP Is Effective, Must Be Available Free of Cost to Patients

The US Preventive Services Task Force released its final ruling in *JAMA*.

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This Week in HIV Research: From PrEP to Treatment, There's Always More to Learn

April 18, 2019: lamivudine/raltegravir for PrEP; feminizing hormone may impact PrEP efficacy; why TAF has a better renal profile than TDF; the role of internet dating in HIV incidence trends.

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Results of CDC-Funded Local Projects for MSM and Transgender People Unveiled at Prevention Conference

Project PrIDE demonstration studies in New York and Houston show that properly funded and well-designed outreach programs can impact a city's ability to provide better HIV services for underserved populations.

This Week in HIV Research: Transgender Women in the Spotlight

Black transgender women and the HIV care continuum; PrEP uptake potential among trans women; an update on U.S. mother-to-child HIV transmission; is extra measles vaccination necessary?

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For Transgender Women, PrEP Is Safe to Use With Estradiol as Feminizing Hormone Therapy, Study Says

The findings mark a crucial point in the history of PrEP delivery among trans women, as they offer clarity for health care providers, PrEP outreach campaigns, and trans women using estradiol as feminizing hormone therapy.

Access Means More Than Co-Pays: PrEP Success for Transgender Women of Color

PrEP's success should not be measured by quantity but by quality. The basic level of health care accessibility should allow people high-quality health care provided by premiere providers and frontline staff.

Truvada PrEP Appears to Work for Transgender Women, but Only if Used Consistently Img

Truvada PrEP Appears to Work for Transgender Women, but Only if Used Consistently

The more than 300 transgender women in the pivotal iPrEx pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial had similar overall HIV infection rates whether they were randomized to take tenofovir/emtricitabine (Truvada) or placebo, but those with drug levels indic...

The Role of PrEP for Transgender Women in Peru Img

The Role of PrEP for Transgender Women in Peru

According to a mathematical model, a combination of interventions -- including PrEP -- could drastically reduce HIV infection rates in transgender women in Peru.

3 Things to Keep in Mind About Transgender (Men's) Inclusion in HIV Prevention Research Img

3 Things to Keep in Mind About Transgender (Men's) Inclusion in HIV Prevention Research

In response to mounting evidence of the prevention benefits of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use by HIV-negative gay and bisexual men, a discussion recently emerged about the perceived exclusion of transgender men from PrEP research studies.