Topics :: PrEP

Campos Seeks Better PrEP Access in SF

By Liz Highleyman | Friday Sep 19, 2014
The number of gay and bisexual men using pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to prevent HIV infection has risen steeply over the past year, according to data presented at a community forum Tuesday, September 16.

AHF's PrEP Ad Sparks Controversy

By Liz Highleyman | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
A new ad campaign from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has kicked off another round of controversy about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP.

#ICYM :: EDGE's Top Five News Stories of the Week

By EDGE | Sunday Aug 3, 2014
EDGE's Top Five News stories from the week of July 27 through August 2nd.

PrEP Is Safe and Effective, Even For Those Who Miss Doses

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
An exciting and late-breaking development at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne revealed findings published in Lancet Infectious Diseases that show that PrEP is safe and effective at preventing HIV infection.

WHO Recommends PrEP for Gay Men

By Liz Highleyman | Sunday Jul 20, 2014
Gay and bisexual men who are at risk for HIV infection should consider using antiretroviral drugs for pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP, according to new guidelines from the World Health Organization.

Ask the Doc: Gov. Cuomo Endorses PrEP for HIV Prevention

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
The latest news on HIV comes alive in this week's installment of our popular Ask the Doc column.

LGBT, HIV Activists Express Concern Over SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Ruling

By EDGE | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Today’s SCOTUS decision in the Hobby Lobby case that gave employers the right to claim religious objections to deny women coverage for contraception has many LGBT and HIV rights activists concerned about the possible consequence set by the precedent.

PrEP : The Right Choice for You?

By Family Health Centers of San Diego | Saturday Jun 14, 2014
PrEP is a good step in the right direction, but it is not the "be-all and end-all" answer to preventing the transmission of HIV. It is not perfect. But it might be a good choice for you... read on.

In SF, PrEP Talk Draws A Crowd

By Liz Highleyman | Saturday May 31, 2014
More than 100 people packed the Eureka Valley Recreation Center for the latest San Francisco AIDS Foundation Real Talk forum on antiretroviral treatment as prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis - or PrEP - for HIV.

Ask the Doc: Dangers of PrEP-Only Prevention

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Dr. Howard Scheiner looks again at PrEP with Truvada, the pros and cons of the regimen, and other risks that come with unprotected sex, like anogenital warts, anal cancer, HPV, STDs and Hepatitis C.