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Hormone levels not affected by PrEP in trans women

Hormone levels not affected by PrEP in trans women

, by Liz Highleyman

Using PrEP for HIV prevention does not lower levels of feminizing hormones, and hormones only slightly reduce tenofovir levels according to new research. Read More

PrEP scales up, HIV incidence declines

PrEP scales up, HIV incidence declines

, by Liz Highleyman

We’re starting to see the effects of PrEP on population-level measures of HIV incidence, but progress is uneven. Read More

An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

An HIV study: Starting for the money, staying for the questions

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus embarks on a two-year HIV prevention study, along the way mulling over what might be learned—and how his participation makes a difference. Read More

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

, by Liz Highleyman

1.45 million Americans may be at substantial risk for HIV infection, but only 8% are taking PrEP. Women, people of color, and southern regions are underrepresented. Read More

Syringe access programs increase safe syringe disposal

Syringe access programs increase safe syringe disposal

, by Emily Land

Research shows higher syringe coverage and safe disposal options provided by syringe access programs reduce improperly discarded injection equipment. Read More