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Truvada PrEP Approval: Almost There?

Truvada PrEP Approval: Almost There?

June 1, 2012, by

On May 10, an FDA advisory committee decisively recommended approval of Truvada—the tenofovir/emtricitabine antiretroviral combination pill—for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection. Read More

Resource Spotlight: AVAC's New Prevention Trials Database

Resource Spotlight: AVAC’s New Prevention Trials Database

June 1, 2012, by

HIV prevention advocacy group AVAC just launched a searchable database for HIV prevention clinical trials. Pondering a PrEP trial or mulling over microbicides? This is for you. Read More

HIV/HCV Coinfection: A New Era of Treatment

HIV/HCV Coinfection: A New Era of Treatment

June 1, 2012, by

Roughly one-third of HIV-positive people also have hepatitis C virus. Liver disease related to this virus is a major cause of death for people with
HIV. But new treatments for hep C are promising to change that. Read More

Sex Work, Criminalization, and HIV

Sex Work, Criminalization, and HIV

June 1, 2012, by

Longtime advocate Anna Forbes explores links between sex work, marginalization, and HIV at home and across the globe. Read More