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Frame PrEP as part of a ‘healthy sex life’ for better adherence

Frame PrEP as part of a ‘healthy sex life’ for better adherence

, by Emily Newman

Sarit Golub, PhD, MPH shared research showing that a brief intervention can improve PrEP adherence among young people and people of color. Read More

Long-acting injectable PrEP study now enrolling

Long-acting injectable PrEP study now enrolling

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Study sites across the world are testing the effectiveness of a long-acting version of cabotegravir for PrEP. Read More

Penis bacteria linked to HIV acquisition

Penis bacteria linked to HIV acquisition

, by Emily Newman

Read why the colonies of bacteria that populate the foreskin affect HIV risk, and how circumcision modifies risk. Read More

“Dream big, take risks”: How NYC is on the way to ending its AIDS epidemic

“Dream big, take risks”: How NYC is on the way to ending its AIDS epidemic

, by Emily Newman

New York City is re-imagining its provision of sexual health services with increased access to PrEP, PEP and HIV treatment. Read More

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