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HIV in the Age of PrEP

HIV in the Age of PrEP

By Richard Hack | Mar 26
At first it was heralded as a medical miracle-the news that a daily single dose of the drug Truvada protected sexually active people from contracting the HIV virus.

Ask the Doc: Is 'On Demand' PrEP Effective?

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Apr 22
In this week's Ask the Doc column, Dr. Howard Scheiner takes a realistic look at the latest studies around Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) with Truvada, and lets you know what you'll have to do to keep safe this summer.

IPERGAY PrEP Study Reduces HIV Risk By 86 Percent in MSM

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.

APLA Champions Evidence of PrEP's Effectiveness

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

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.

Top PrEP Stories of 2014

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

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

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

Ask the Doc: PrEP Redux

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.

Zachary Quinto Calls Out Gays on 'Irresponsibility' on AIDS, PrEP Use

By EDGE | Nov 17
In a recent article published by Out Magazine naming actor Zachary Quinto Artist of the Year the outspoken actor took advantage of the accolade to call out gays for being complacent about the AIDS crisis and for using PrEP as a measure for preventing HIV.

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