Topics :: PrEP

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.

CDC Releases New Guidelines for PrEP

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 14, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released new clinical guidelines on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention.

ASOs Applaud Use of Truvada

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Three California AIDS Service Organizations have announced their support of Truvada, an important new tool in fighting AIDS, and thank Medi-Cal for easing access to the drug.

Pride Center to Tackle PrEP in April 30 Forum

By Christiana Lilly | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
A daily pill that can prevent HIV infection? It almost seems to be too good to be true, so that’s why the Pride Center is hosting a forum to discuss Truvada.

Ask the Doc: Safer Sex During the Black Party

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
On this edition of Ask the Doc, we look at some strategies to help you stay safe while you're hitting the circuit parties.