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Recent meth use may indicate need for PrEP, study finds

Recent meth use may indicate need for PrEP, study finds

, by Emily Land

Men who start using meth show an increase in sexual risk behaviors around the same time. Read More

Love, drugs and sex: Why teens take chances & risk trouble

Love, drugs and sex: Why teens take chances & risk trouble

, by Emily Land

The brains of adolescents change in ways that increase risk-taking—especially in social and emotional circumstances. Read More

PrEP, delivered to your door

PrEP, delivered to your door

, by Emily Land

An online start-up business called Nurx has expanded their birth control access and delivery service to include PrEP. Read More

Hormonal birth control can intensify genital injury during sex, increasing HIV risk

Hormonal birth control can intensify genital injury during sex, increasing HIV risk

, by Emily Land

Genital and anal injury during sex happens more often in women on hormonal birth control—highlighting the need for a combined HIV prevention/contraception product. Read More

Can a gel to prevent HIV be applied as a lube?

Can a gel to prevent HIV be applied as a lube?

, by Emily Land

New research finds that applicator-delivered rectal microbicides may deliver better coverage during anal sex. Read More