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Author Archives: Emily Newman

Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

Research shows 47% reduction in STIs among gay men who took doxycycline after sex

, by Emily Newman

Could taking a pill after sex reduce the risk of STIs? Antibiotics taken after sex reduce chlamydia and syphilis infections, but more evidence is needed before this STI prevention strategy can be recommended. Read More

Are painkillers the new “gateway” drug? New research says yes…

Are painkillers the new “gateway” drug? New research says yes…

, by Emily Newman

New research shows that people who more recently started injecting drugs oftentimes were “hooked on painkillers” at the time they started injecting. Read More

One-stop sexual health: PrEP services at your local pharmacy

One-stop sexual health: PrEP services at your local pharmacy

, by Emily Newman

Providing PrEP services at community pharmacies may be helpful, logistically feasible, and financially viable, new research suggests. Read More

When will I be able to take a pill to prevent gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia?

When will I be able to take a pill to prevent gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia?

, by Emily Newman

Rising rates of STIs make biomedical STI prevention an attractive option, but Jean-Michel Molina cautions against antibiotic overuse and other potential pitfalls. Read More

New data from CDC show young MSM, Black MSM, and Hispanic/Latino MSM most at-risk for undiagnosed HIV in the U.S.

New data from CDC show young MSM, Black MSM, and Hispanic/Latino MSM most at-risk for undiagnosed HIV in the U.S.

, by Emily Newman

Racial and ethnic disparities are apparent in new data on HIV incidence, prevalence and undiagnosed infection. Read More