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Using saliva as lube can cause rectal gonorrhea

Using saliva as lube can cause rectal gonorrhea

, by Emily Land

Cases of rectal gonorrhea are on the rise among men who have sex with men. Using spit as lube during sex may be partially to blame, a recently published study has found. Read More

First Evidence of Long-Acting PrEP that May Work for Women

First Evidence of Long-Acting PrEP that May Work for Women

, by Emily Land

A microbicide vaginal ring shows modest success in protecting women from HIV, but issues with adherence still remain. Read More

“Biomed-matching” Emerges among Gay Men Who Say to Partners, “I’m also on PrEP”

“Biomed-matching” Emerges among Gay Men Who Say to Partners, “I’m also on PrEP”

, by Emily Land

In an online survey, HIV-negative and HIV-positive men reported considering PrEP use and undetectable viral load when deciding on condom use. Read More

Why Aren’t More Women Taking PrEP?

Why Aren’t More Women Taking PrEP?

, by Emily Land

Many conversations about PrEP focus on gay men—but women at risk for HIV can benefit from PrEP too. Research finds that although few women know about PrEP, those who do are interested. Read More

We Aren’t the Sex Police: What PrEP Providers Say About Condoms & STIs

We Aren’t the Sex Police: What PrEP Providers Say About Condoms & STIs

, by Emily Land

PrEP use and STI infections are increasing. Is there a connection? Find out what four San Francisco PrEP providers think. Read More