Everyone at high risk of HIV should be offered preventive medication, panel says

2019-01-23T21:25:20+00:00December 20th, 2018|Featured, News|

by Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post An influential panel of medical experts recommended for the first time Tuesday that physicians offer preventive medication to anyone at high risk of acquiring HIV. The [...]

First Man to Become HIV-Positive While on PrEP is Rare Exception

2017-12-05T21:59:43+00:00February 29th, 2016|Featured, News|

After tens of thousands of PrEP successes, the first documented case of someone becoming poz includes rare multiclass drug resistance.

It’s been nearly two years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued historic guidelines recommending that thousands of Americans—particularly gay and bi men, transgender women, injection drug users, and partners of HIV-positive individuals—start taking Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) to prevent HIV infection.