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Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

, by Emily Newman

The hepatitis C virus can live in rectal fluid and semen, which is why it can be transmitted during sex. Read More

Gay men living with HIV factor being ‘undetectable’ into decisions about sex

Gay men living with HIV factor being ‘undetectable’ into decisions about sex

, by Emily Newman

People who are undetectable do not transmit HIV to others. Do people know this, and are they acting on it? Read More

What’s new with PrEP? Research & innovation at IAS 2017

What’s new with PrEP? Research & innovation at IAS 2017

, by Emily Newman

Read more about studies of on-demand dosing, a long-acting injectable, and PrEP and STIs. Read More

Rectal products for PrEP: Are they an option?

Rectal products for PrEP: Are they an option?

, by Emily Newman

Although a rectal gel for PrEP would be convenient for many, there are major challenges to developing and testing these new types of PrEP products. Read More

Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

Condomless sex can be “safe sex,” if viral load is undetectable, says Opposites Attract researcher

, by Emily Newman

In a study with more than 300 gay men with HIV, there were zero HIV transmissions to HIV-negative sex partners if people had undetectable viral loads. Read More