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In California, Startup Delivers PrEP to Your Door

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Apr 16
California residents can now get PrEP delivered to their door via Nurx, a web-based app that also provides birth control.

PrEP Failure Case Shocks at Confab

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 5
PrEP dominated the news at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections last week in Boston, including the report of a rare failure to prevent HIV in a man taking daily Truvada.

Study Finds Anti-AIDS Vaginal Ring Partially Protects Women

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 23
In a new approach to HIV prevention, women modestly reduced their risk of infection by inserting a vaginal ring coated with an anti-AIDS drug once a month, according to two long-awaited studies from Africa.

Federal Budget Sustains HIV Funding, Requests More for PrEP

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Feb 20
Funding for domestic HIV services saw a modest increase in President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 - including a $20 million allocation for a new PrEP pilot program. Critics want more.

Love & Lust 2016: Two Years Later, the Bill Gates-Funded Condoms of the Future Are Stalled

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
The Gates Foundation recognized the need for a better condom and in 2013 announced a handful of grant recipients. Yet innovation seems to have stalled, and so far it appears little headway is being made.

Homelessness and HIV/AIDS

AIDS | By Jeff Taylor | Jan 23
Homelessness and HIV/AIDS are two of the biggest issues facing the LGBT community. When the two exist in tandem, the challenges that each condition presents become exasperated.

HIV-Positive Man Gets Years in Prison for Unprotected Sex

AIDS | Dec 24
An HIV-positive Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 33 to 66 months in prison for having unprotected sex with three women he didn't tell about his condition.

Santa Clara County Seeks to Halt HIV

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 19
Santa Clara County supervisors have asked their county health department to devise a plan to halt the transmission of HIV within the 15 cities under their jurisdiction.

HIV Today: What You Should Know if You Are Sexually Active

AIDS | By Chris Tittel | Nov 27
Apart from getting tested and knowing your HIV status, education is the next most important factor in protecting yourself and others. Here's what you need to know.

Bimonthly Injections as Effective as Pills at Treating HIV

AIDS | By John Riley | Nov 21
A recent medical study from GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson found that a monthly or bimonthly injection was as effective in suppressing HIV as daily oral medication.

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