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Author Archives: Emily Newman

Guide to Picking a Covered California Plan with HIV, HCV, or PrEP Coverage

Guide to Picking a Covered California Plan with HIV, HCV, or PrEP Coverage

, by Emily Newman

A new resource helps Californians living with HIV, and/or hepatitis C, and those looking to start PrEP find an insurance plan that best suits their needs. Read More

Tenofovir Gel May Prevent Herpes Simplex Virus in Women

Tenofovir Gel May Prevent Herpes Simplex Virus in Women

, by Emily Newman

Early data analyses from an HIV prevention trial shows that tenofovir may also decrease women's risk of acquiring herpes simplex virus type-2. Read More

Looking for a Link Between Sexual Identity and Alcohol Use

Looking for a Link Between Sexual Identity and Alcohol Use

, by Emily Newman

Do people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual drink more heavily, more often, and with greater consequences? Read More

Current State of Rectally-applied PrEP

Current State of Rectally-applied PrEP

, by Emily Newman

What’s going on in rectal microbicide research, and how close is a new product? Read More

FDA Approves Two HIV Drugs: Tybost and Vitekta

FDA Approves Two HIV Drugs: Tybost and Vitekta

, by Emily Newman

Two separate components of the combination drug Stribild are now approved as individual HIV drugs. Read More