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In this Michigan health department campaign, nine diverse individuals share their reasons for using PrEP to prevent HIV.
Effective oral and injectable PrEP have put a damper on the development of new HIV prevention methods, but women need a variety of options.
Under a new federal policy, Medicare will cover PrEP pills and injections for people age 65 and older.
Celebrating healthy, pleasurable and responsible sexual relationships—including PrEP to prevent HIV—is for “every BODY.”
About 94% of white people who could benefit from PrEP have been prescribed it, but only 13% of Black and 24% of Latino people have been.
Providing a course of antiretrovirals to use after infrequent HIV exposures could lower cost and remove barriers to access.
Research on the links between tenofovir and other antiretrovirals, SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID severity has produced mixed results.
There are now three FDA-approved PrEP medications in the United States—two are pills, and one is a shot.
A jury in May ruled in favor of Gilead Sciences, maker of HIV prevention pills. Now the government wants a judge to overturn the verdict.
The battle between the CDC and Gilead over the patent for Truvada and Descovy for HIV prevention is heading to court.
Changes in kidney function were small for those using TDF/FTC either daily or on-demand for HIV prevention.
Although 71% of survey respondents were aware of PrEP, just 19% had ever used HIV prevention pills.
The prevention pills—and newer methods—have averted countless HIV cases, but they still aren’t reaching everyone who could benefit.
Requiring insurers to cover PrEP encourages homosexual behavior, promiscuity and drug use, claims a federal lawsuit by Jonathan Mitchell.
The PrEP 2-1-1 regimen offers an option to take HIV prevention pills before and after sex instead of every day.
PrEP prescriptions are supposed to be free to users now, which could go a long way toward leveling the HIV-prevention playing field.
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