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A Tale of Two PrEP Studies

HIV/AIDS | By Rhuaridh Marr | Mar 1
The results of two European studies have confirmed that PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) can reduce the rate of HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM).

APLA Champions Evidence of PrEP's Effectiveness

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and APLA Health & Wellness this week welcome the results from two major studies showing that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in preventing new HIV infections among MSM.

Ask the Doc: Bareback Sex, PrEP & A Casualty of the Party

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 23
In this installment of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner looks at the real risks of PrEP with Truvada, including the risk that it won't work, and you'll become HIV-positive.

PrEP: Tipping Point to Put the Sex Back in Leathersex?

CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Jan 24
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, as HIV was beginning to decimate the gay men's community, many people began to embrace BDSM and other forms of kink as "safer" alternatives to insertive sex.

Top PrEP Stories of 2014

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 30
This year saw the advent of Pre-Exposure Phrophylaxis for HIV with Truvada, a controversial new tool in the fight against AIDS. Research shows that when taking properly, PrEP may be up to 99 percent effective in preventing new infections.

AIDS United Public Policy Committee Calls for Scale-Up of PrEP

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
The AIDS United Public Policy Committee, the largest national coalition of ASOs, calls for the scale-up of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

A Sex-Positive Advocate Shares Why She's Taking PrEP

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 15
Sex-positive Julie Lynn shares her thoughts on why she's keeping herself HIV-negative by taking PrEP.

Kaiser PrEP Users See No New HIV Infections

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Dec 11
No new HIV infections have occurred among more than 500 Kaiser Permanente members using pre-exposure prophylaxis -- better known as PrEP -- but condom use appears to be declining among a subset of gay men.

Ask the Doc: PrEP Redux

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Nov 21
In this week's "Ask the Doc" column, Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS, once again addresses questions about PrEP, including whether it can work in small doses, and why some people are against it.

APLA Launches Groundbreaking PrEP Program

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 18
Yesterday, APLA Health & Wellness launched their groundbreaking Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) program at the Gleicher/Chen Health Center in Baldwin Hills.

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