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Tag Archives: PrEP

Sixth case of rare PrEP failure reported—here’s what to know.

Sixth case of rare PrEP failure reported—here’s what to know.

, by Emily Land

A case of PrEP failure due to transmitted drug resistance was reported at IDWeek 2018. Chris Hall, MD shares what this means for people currently taking PrEP. Read More

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

Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

, by David Duran

Contributor David Duran shares his experience with dating, stigma and importance of getting everyone on the same page about the effectiveness of PrEP, the power of treatment as prevention, and the realities of modern-day HIV therapies. 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