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Every-other-month cabotegravir injections offer greater protection against HIV and do not appear to interact with gender-affirming hormones.
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.
#NLAAD celebrates 20 years of Latino AIDS education on Sunday, October 15. This year’s theme focuses on various ways to prevent HIV.
There are now three FDA-approved PrEP medications in the United States—two are pills, and one is a shot.
The USPSTF’s latest recommendation could make long-acting PrEP (Apretude) more accessible—if a looming court case doesn’t interfere.
TDF/FTC is effective for cisgender women who take at least four pills per week, but many struggle to reach this level of adherence.
Some people found thigh injections less painful than butt shots, and this could potentially enable self-administration at home.
Although 71% of survey respondents were aware of PrEP, just 19% had ever used HIV prevention pills.
New formulations and alternative injection sites could allow people to administer the shots at home.
Apretude for HIV prevention is as effective for trans women as it is for gay men, with no adverse effects on hormone therapy.
Generic cabotegravir, an every-other-month injectable to prevent HIV, will arrive in select countries. WHO and Health Gap have opinions.
The prevention pills—and newer methods—have averted countless HIV cases, but they still aren’t reaching everyone who could benefit.
Under provisions of the Affordable Care Act, insurers must cover costs related to PrEP.
However, the benefit would be less evident in Georgia, the state with the highest lifetime risk of acquiring HIV.
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