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In California, Startup Delivers PrEP to Your Door

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Apr 16
California residents can now get PrEP delivered to their door via Nurx, a web-based app that also provides birth control.

PrEP Failure Case Shocks at Confab

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 5
PrEP dominated the news at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections last week in Boston, including the report of a rare failure to prevent HIV in a man taking daily Truvada.

Federal Budget Sustains HIV Funding, Requests More for PrEP

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Feb 20
Funding for domestic HIV services saw a modest increase in President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 - including a $20 million allocation for a new PrEP pilot program. Critics want more.

1 in 4 Grindr Users Are on PrEP

AIDS | By John Riley | Dec 7
One in four men who have sex with men and use the app Grindr for those purposes reports being on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily pill regimen that protects against contracting HIV, according to a recent survey.

1 in 4 Gay or Bisexual Men Should Be On PrEP, CDC Says

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 28
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday released a report that estimates about 1.2 million people in the United States should be on pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

Gilead Announces PrEP Research Funding Opportunities

AIDS | By John McDonald | Jun 7
Gilead Sciences is accepting bids for research into pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Winning bids will be funded, Gilead said, through its corporate grants program.

AVAC Calls For Large-Scale Rollout of PreP

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
AVAC has called for a global action plan including targets, resources and research agendas to accelerate access to daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), with a particular focus on those hardest hit and most underserved.

9 of 10 New HIV Infections Could Be Averted Via Care

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 3
A new CDC study shows that 9 in 10 new HIV infections in the United States could be averted by diagnosing people living with HIV and ensuring they receive prompt, ongoing care and treatment.

IPERGAY PrEP Study Reduces HIV Risk By 86 Percent in MSM

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 2
Last week at CROI, researchers showed that the IPERGAY trial, which evaluated a three-day PrEP regimen for MSM before and after sex, reduced HIV risk by an average of 86 percent.

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).

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