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  • AHF Campaigns Against PrEP as a 'Public Health Intervention'

    The campaign is appearing in various outlets throughout August and will likely expand.

    26 August 2014 | Poz magazine news
  • So Why Are So Many Gay Men Opposed To PrEP?

    "About nine months ago, the GUM clinic I regularly attend (the Working Men’s Project at St Mary’s in Paddington) offered me the chance to be part of the PROUD study, which examines the impact on gay men of using Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), and I jumped at the chance, not only because I wanted to do my bit for the community, but because it offered me an extra level of protection against HIV, regardless of whether I was using condoms or not."

    21 August 2014 | TheGayUK
  • Intimacy a strong motivator for PrEP HIV prevention

    Many HIV-negative gay or bisexual men in steady relationships with other HIV-negative men don't always use condoms out of a desire for intimacy. That same desire, according to a new study, makes such men more inclined to use antiretroviral medications to prevent getting HIV, a recommended practice known as PrEP.

    20 August 2014 | Eurekalert Inf Dis
  • Damon L. Jacobs: The Calm in the PrEP Storm

    A profile of Damon L. Jacobs, US PrEP advocate.

    07 August 2014 | My Fabulous Disease
  • There's a pill that prevents HIV — why are only gay men talking about it?

    Truvada is the HIV prevention pill that puts women in control.

    06 August 2014 | The Verge
  • HIV Prevention Tops the News at AIDS 2014

    Biomedical prevention has garnered more headlines than HIV treatment in recent years, and the news coming out of the 20th International AIDS Conference last week in Melbourne was no exception.

    31 July 2014 | BETA blog
  • Does PrEP = a new gay sexual revolution?

    Even though many health professionals portray PrEP as being "just another tool" to curtail the HIV epidemic, the charged rhetoric used by those for or against it – terms such as "party drug" or "Truvada whore" – suggests otherwise. As noted by a New York Times headline, PrEP raises the dramatic possibility of a new "sexual revolution" for gay men. While the idea frightens and even outrages many people, some advocates (including an increasingly vocal new generation of gay activists) are explicitly embracing the idea of less fear and more sexual choice, if not outright freedom.

    26 July 2014 | Bay Area Reporter
  • Dr Joseph Sonnabend: The WHO's unwise recommendation for gay men

    Since we really have relatively very little information about PrEP, and almost none about its use on a population level such a broad recommendation by the WHO is absolutely inappropriate, so maybe faced with increasing HIV infections among gay men, the WHO is simply giving up and proposing an unproved intervention out of desperation.

    23 July 2014 | POZ
  • HIV, HCV and TB Pipeline Report

    Drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies, research towards a cure, and immune-based and gene therapies in development.

    21 July 2014 | Treatment Action Group & i-Base
  • Declining investment could slow research and rollout of new HIV prevention options

    Investment in HIV prevention research fell US$50 million, or 4 percent, to US$1.26 billion in 2013, due to declining investments by the United States and European government donors, changes in the international development landscape and changes in the pipeline of HIV prevention products in various stages of development and implementation, according to a new report from the HIV Vaccines and Microbicides Resource Tracking Working Group.

    20 July 2014 | HIV Vaccines and Microbicides Resource Tracking Working Group press release
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