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PrEP plus HIV screening every three months would lead to fewer new cases, longer life expectancy and lower HIV-associated costs.
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.
#NLAAD celebrates 20 years of Latino AIDS education on Sunday, October 15. This year’s theme focuses on various ways to prevent HIV.
Armando Herrera sold adulterated and misbranded HIV drugs through companies in six states. He faces a maximum of five years in prison.
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.
The $3.6 billion antitrust court case cleared Gilead Sciences and Teva of delaying the release of generic Truvada and other HIV meds.
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.
TDF/FTC is effective for cisgender women who take at least four pills per week, but many struggle to reach this level of adherence.
The battle between the CDC and Gilead over the patent for Truvada and Descovy for HIV prevention is heading to court.
Several mechanisms may play a role, including persistent virus and ongoing immune dysregulation.
Changes in kidney function were small for those using TDF/FTC either daily or on-demand for HIV prevention.
Switching from TAF to TDF may help people lose weight, but this must be balanced against the risk of kidney problems and bone loss.
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