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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 Land

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

Antibodies could offer a more “natural” and safer HIV treatment or prevention option

Antibodies could offer a more “natural” and safer HIV treatment or prevention option

, by Emily Land

Richard Kroup, MD, gives an overview of how broadly neutralizing antibodies may revolutionize the way we treat and prevent HIV. Read More

Straight women, here’s what you (and everyone) needs to know about PEP (and PrEP)

Straight women, here’s what you (and everyone) needs to know about PEP (and PrEP)

, by Emily Land

Did you know there’s something you can do to prevent HIV infection after exposure? Well, there is. Read More

To get to zero HIV infections, San Francisco needs to help the homeless

To get to zero HIV infections, San Francisco needs to help the homeless

, by Emily Land

What is San Francisco doing to help homeless people who are HIV-positive get into, and stay, in care? Read More

Second case of HIV infection on PrEP

Second case of HIV infection on PrEP

, by Emily Land

PrEP researcher Dr. Robert Grant and PrEP Fact founder Damon Jacobs weigh in about what this case of HIV infection while on PrEP means for members of our community. Read More