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FDA approves Descovy, an updated version of Truvada—but not for PrEP

FDA approves Descovy, an updated version of Truvada—but not for PrEP

April 5, 2016, by

An updated tenofovir alafenamide combo pill is now available from Gilead Sciences, but it should not be substituted for Truvada as PrEP. Read More

Using saliva as lube can cause rectal gonorrhea

Using saliva as lube can cause rectal gonorrhea

April 4, 2016, by

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

7 things people with HIV need to know about statins, LDL & heart health

7 things people with HIV need to know about statins, LDL & heart health

March 31, 2016, by

Want to know more about cholesterol-lowering drugs, and how they work differently for people with HIV? Read on with info from Dr. Vivek Jain. Read More

You can get it from sex, and 10 other things to know about hep C

You can get it from sex, and 10 other things to know about hep C

March 30, 2016, by

Is hepatitis C screening part of your sexual health screening? Find out why it should be, from HIV and hep C specialist Dr. Lisa Capaldini. Read More

The Office of National AIDS Policy director, Douglas Brooks, is leaving his post—here’s what it means

The Office of National AIDS Policy director, Douglas Brooks, is leaving his post—here’s what it means

March 24, 2016, by

Douglas Brooks is leaving his post as director of ONAP. What will this change in leadership mean for people living with and at risk for HIV? Read More