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Author Archives: Emily Newman

What’s new with PrEP? Research & innovation at IAS 2017

What’s new with PrEP? Research & innovation at IAS 2017

, by Emily Newman

Read more about studies of on-demand dosing, a long-acting injectable, and PrEP and STIs. Read More

Rectal products for PrEP: Are they an option?

Rectal products for PrEP: Are they an option?

, by Emily Newman

Although a rectal gel for PrEP would be convenient for many, there are major challenges to developing and testing these new types of PrEP products. Read More

Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

, by Emily Newman

In a study with more than 300 gay men with HIV, there were zero HIV transmissions to HIV-negative sex partners if people had undetectable viral loads. Read More

For people with HIV, higher HDL cholesterol linked to improved cognition

For people with HIV, higher HDL cholesterol linked to improved cognition

, by Emily Newman

New research from #IAS2017 shows that the risk of cognitive impairment is reduced by 11% with every 10 mg/dL increase in HDL cholesterol. Read More

Is PrEP making a difference? Top HIV researchers provide answers

Is PrEP making a difference? Top HIV researchers provide answers

, by Emily Newman

Researchers from London, France and Australia say that PrEP is working in the “real world” to bring down HIV rates among gay and bi men. Read More