What Needs to Happen Before California Pharmacies Can Sell PrEP and PEP Without an Initial Prescription
Pharmacists will increasingly play a role in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) access in California.
Oct. 24, 2019: A computerized antiretroviral recommendation tool; higher Fiebig stage equals more frequent viral load blips; low prescription refill rates among Americans starting treatment; internalized stigma and HIV outcomes.
Oct. 10, 2019: Long-term viral suppression = zero genital tract shedding among women; HIV treatment initiation and sexual risk among MSM; PrEP interest vs. uptake among trans women of color; polypharmacy among people living with HIV.
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.
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.
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.
"Providers need to not make assumptions about what black and brown and, more generally, trans patients of color need," one study co-author said.
Asa Radix, M.D., M.P.H., discusses providing quality care to transgender people. It can be done.
Having Fallen Out of Care, Most Gay and Bisexual Men With Detectable HIV Viral Loads Were Successfully Reconnected, Study Finds
The study enrolled more than a thousand people in four U.S. cities: Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, and Boston.
Racism and Homophobia in Health Care Settings May Reduce PrEP Uptake for Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men, Study Finds
Racial segregation and medical mistrust in Milwaukee may keep pre-exposure prophylaxis out of their hands.