New Website Helps People Trying to Navigate Their PrEP Options

A team led by Shannon Weber, M.S.W., has developed PleasePrEPMe, an online PrEP provider search and chat service.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

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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.

By Kenyon Farrow

In New York City, PrEP on Demand Is Now on the Menu for Men Who Have Sex With Men

On-demand pre-exposure prophylaxis may be best for people with episodic risk who cannot or would prefer not to take the pill every day.

By Mathew Rodriguez

Can Self-Swabs Make HIV Exposure and Risk Reporting More Accurate?

Could home-based self-swabs and mobile technology be helpful tools in the future of HIV prevention?

By Sony Salzman

Hormonal Contraception Does Not Increase HIV Risk, Study Finds

No meaningful difference was found in either injectable or implant birth control when compared to an IUD.

By Sony Salzman

HIV Testing Among Black Gay and Bisexual Men Remains 'Suboptimal,' Study Finds

Black men who have sex with men test in high numbers over a lifetime, but not frequently or recently.

By Stephen Hicks

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.

By Kenyon Farrow

CDC Study Reinforces the Importance of Annual STI Testing Among MSM

Rectal and throat tests matter too, and providers should be recommending them.

By Sony Salzman

FDA Approves First Throat and Rectal Tests for Detecting Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

These two tests make it easier to diagnose sexually transmitted infections that often go untreated.

By Stephen Hicks

Making Trans Women Count in HIV Vaccine Trials

"For us who focus on HIV prevention research, it is paramount that we go where the epidemic is in this country," said Michele Andrasik, Ph.D.

By Stephen Hicks

Despite Uptick, Black and Latinx People Have Relatively Low Participation in HIV Vaccine Trials

HIV vaccine researchers are working to study and solve the problem, with a focus on how researchers themselves can more deeply build and earn trust.

By Stephen Hicks