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IAPAC Geneva Conference Offers Insight Into New ARVs and PrEP Alternatives

IAPAC Geneva Conference Offers Insight Into New ARVs and PrEP Alternatives

Medical experts agreed that while PrEP should be encouraged to slow the spread of HIV in communities worldwide, the medication is not without adverse effects.

By: Alex Kopel

IAPAC Geneva Conference Offers Insight Into New ARVs and PrEP Alternatives

By: Alex Kopel
October 18th
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October 18th
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IAPAC Geneva Conference Offers Insight Into New ARVs and PrEP Alternatives

Colorado County Sees Huge Spike in HIV Infections

Colorado County Sees Huge Spike in HIV Infections

The HIV epidemic is not over, and now is not the time to be slashing funding to AIDS service organizations and public health departments for HIV prevention.

 

By: David Heitz

Colorado County Sees Huge Spike in HIV Infections

By: David Heitz
March 20th
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March 20th
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Colorado County Sees Huge Spike in HIV Infections

5 Reasons Why TasP Is the Best HIV Prevention Method

5 Reasons Why TasP Is the Best HIV Prevention Method

Why the most under-utilized tool in the HIV prevention toolbox might also be the most important. 

By: Tyler Curry

5 Reasons Why TasP Is the Best HIV Prevention Method

By: Tyler Curry
March 7th
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March 7th
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5 Reasons Why TasP Is the Best HIV Prevention Method

Preventing the Spread of HIV in the Porn Industry

Preventing the Spread of HIV in the Porn Industry

After reports of an HIV transmission on the set of gay adult film set, the CDC makes recommendations to prevent future transmission.

By: David Heitz

Preventing the Spread of HIV in the Porn Industry

By: David Heitz
February 28th
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Preventing the Spread of HIV in the Porn Industry

Injectable PrEP Given Every 8 Weeks Passes Safety Test

Injectable PrEP Given Every 8 Weeks Passes Safety Test

Injectable, long-lasting PrEP in males not at high risk for contracting HIV has passed the safety test, according to ViiV Healthcare, maker of cabotegravir. A phase IIa study investigating the use of the integrase strand transfer inhibitor as PrEP showed that the most frequent side effect was pain at the injection site. The study randomized 127 HIV-negative participants to cabotegravir or placebo. Initially, study participants were given oral cabotegravir or placebo tablet, and then given injections of 800 mg of either the drug or placebo once every three months for three cycles. The study, which only evaluated safety, showed that levels of the drug in the bloodstream were lower than anticipated nearing
By: David Heitz

Injectable PrEP Given Every 8 Weeks Passes Safety Test

By: David Heitz
February 24th
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February 24th
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Injectable PrEP Given Every 8 Weeks Passes Safety Test

STUDY: Half of Black Gay Men Will Become HIV-Positive

STUDY: Half of Black Gay Men Will Become HIV-Positive

A staggering new report released by the CDC states that black gay and bisexual black men have a 50 percent chance of contracting HIV.

By: David Heitz

STUDY: Half of Black Gay Men Will Become HIV-Positive

By: David Heitz
February 23rd
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STUDY: Half of Black Gay Men Will Become HIV-Positive

How One Foundation Is Fast-Tracking HIV Research

How One Foundation Is Fast-Tracking HIV Research

They may not be the largest foundation dedicated to ending HIV, but the Campbell Foundation has a reputation for coming through when important research projects need a boost to continue their momentum.

 

By: David Heitz

How One Foundation Is Fast-Tracking HIV Research

By: David Heitz
February 18th
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How One Foundation Is Fast-Tracking HIV Research

APLA Reveals "It Feels Good" PrEP Campaign

APLA Reveals "It Feels Good" PrEP Campaign

APLA Health and Wellness, an HIV health services organization located in Los Angeles, just released their new sex-positive "It Feels Good" PrEP advertorial campaign.

 

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APLA Reveals "It Feels Good" PrEP Campaign

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February 9th
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APLA Reveals "It Feels Good" PrEP Campaign

How These Presidential Candidates Will Address HIV and AIDS

How These Presidential Candidates Will Address HIV and AIDS

All 16 presidential candidates were asked how they would handle issues concerning HIV and AIDS. Only these three responded. 

By: Tyler Curry

How These Presidential Candidates Will Address HIV and AIDS

By: Tyler Curry
January 27th
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How These Presidential Candidates Will Address HIV and AIDS

Fewer than 1 in 4 Teenagers Have Been Tested for HIV

Fewer than 1 in 4 Teenagers Have Been Tested for HIV

New CDC report illustrates how we are failing our youth when it comes to sex education.

By: Tyler Curry

Fewer than 1 in 4 Teenagers Have Been Tested for HIV

By: Tyler Curry
January 19th
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January 19th
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Fewer than 1 in 4 Teenagers Have Been Tested for HIV