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Author Archives: Emily Land

PrEP in the Spotlight: Sound Bites from Creating Change

PrEP in the Spotlight: Sound Bites from Creating Change

, by Emily Land

Following a PrEP awareness initiative at this month’s Creating Change conference, PrEP expert and advocate Megan Canon gives us a peek into how people are talking about PrEP, and where more work needs to be done. Read More

Semen Found to Impair Microbicide Efficacy

Semen Found to Impair Microbicide Efficacy

, by Emily Land

Topically applied microbicides intended to prevent HIV often fare poorly in clinical trials. New research suggests one reason why. Read More

Looking Ahead: Hot Topics at CROI 2015

Looking Ahead: Hot Topics at CROI 2015

, by Emily Land

See what we’re excited to learn about at next week’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections—from new kinds of PrEP, to new antiretrovirals, to research on a cure. Read More

When Poppers are not Poppers

When Poppers are not Poppers

, by Emily Land

Dangerous products marketed as poppers have experts concerned about their particularly harmful side effects. Read why it may be wise to steer clear of one particular brand. Read More

Nevada May Require Condom Use During Porn Film Shoots

Nevada May Require Condom Use During Porn Film Shoots

, by Emily Land

Nevada doesn’t require adult film actors to wear condoms on set. A recent HIV transmission between two porn actors may lead to changes in Nevada laws governing porn film productions. Read More