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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.

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.

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

AIDS | 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.

Ask the Doc: Serodiscordant Couples and HIV Transmission

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Oct 24
In this installation of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner discusses the ramifications of a new study that found that HIV-positive guys with an undetectable viral load were not giving their partners HIV.

HRC Promotes Use of Truvada for PrEP

AIDS | By David Crary | Oct 18
The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and called on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.

PrEP Is Safe and Effective, Even For Those Who Miss Doses

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
An exciting and late-breaking development at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne revealed findings published in Lancet Infectious Diseases that show that PrEP is safe and effective at preventing HIV infection.

HIV Pills Show More Promise to Prevent Infection

HIV/AIDS | Jul 22
There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus.

Ask the Doc: Gov. Cuomo Endorses PrEP for HIV Prevention

HIV/AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Jul 15
The latest news on HIV comes alive in this week's installment of our popular Ask the Doc column.

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