New Study Shows Effectiveness of On-Demand PrEP

Kaiser Permanente’s 2-1-1 pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program shows event-driven dosing works.

By Larry Buhl


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Injectable Long-Acting PrEP Is Safe, Highly Effective in Cisgender Women

The findings add to evidence that injectable PrEP could ultimately have greater real-world efficacy than daily oral PrEP in many populations, thanks to better adherence.

By Michael Broder
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The Future of HIV Treatment and Prevention Is Coming, and It’s Spelled bNAb

New findings from the Antibody-Mediated Prevention (AMP) studies indicate that broadly neutralizing antibodies can work, but several will need to be used in combination.

By Michael Broder

Why Are Parents Living With HIV Still Being Advised Not to Breastfeed?

A new expert consensus statement explores how providers can give birthing parents who are living with HIV the information they need to decide for themselves.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Can the mRNA Technology Used for COVID-19 Vaccines Also Give Us an HIV Vaccine?

Developing a vaccine for HIV presents more challenges than creating one for COVID-19, but research that has led to the new COVID vaccines can help bring an HIV vaccine closer to reality.

By Michael Broder
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‘PrEP for Women Too’ Campaign Aims to Bring This Empowering HIV Prevention Tool to More Black and Latinx Women

Despite PrEP being safe to take for people of all genders, there’s still a lag in uptake among cisgender women.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Sexually Transmitted Infections

Taking a Sexual History Is an Essential Part of Good Health Care

Sex is a vital part of human life—and clinicians should be asking about it.

By Gigi Engle
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Conference Coverage

Real Talk at SYNChronicity 2020: Black Women Are Essential to Eliminating HIV

Open conversations between care providers and Black women are vitally important in order to empower women with information about HIV and how to protect their health.

By Juan Michael Porter II

Getting PrEP to Those Who Need It During COVID-19 Has Presented New Challenges

Washington, D.C. area community organizations and clinics have moved a lot of prevention efforts online, but much is missing without in-person contact.

By Chase Alston
Zeda Rosenberg and Manju Chatani

A Vaginal Ring to Prevent HIV Was Given a Positive Opinion by a European Drug Regulator. Here’s What You Need to Know About It.

Two experts discuss the history of the ring, how it works, and when it may come to the United States.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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To Increase Access to HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, New York State Updated Its Guidelines for Clinicians

If you’re a provider in or outside the state, you’ll want to read these new guidelines.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.