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 U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks at the National Action Network's annual convention, April 5, 2019 in New York City.
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Kamala Harris Announces New Bill to Expand PrEP Access

The PrEP Access and Coverage Act would guarantee insurance coverage for PrEP and fund PrEP for the uninsured.

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Will Recent Gilead Patent Concessions on Truvada Lower PrEP Prices?

Activists say this relatively small giveaway won't advance PrEP access or help end HIV in the U.S. the way a true price reduction would.

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This Week in HIV Research: From PrEP to Treatment, There's Always More to Learn

April 18, 2019: lamivudine/raltegravir for PrEP; feminizing hormone may impact PrEP efficacy; why TAF has a better renal profile than TDF; the role of internet dating in HIV incidence trends.

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Doctors Aren't Offering Young People PrEP. That Has to Change.

For LGBT Health Awareness Week, educator Tyunique Nelson argues that PrEP education and access for youth have to be a top priority.

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This Week in HIV Research: Renal Upsides for Tenofovir Alafenamide

E/C/F/TAF viability for dialysis patients; TAF safety following renal damage; mental health needs for American Indians; parenting desires of people with HIV.

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This Week in HIV Research: A New Frontier in Organ Transplantation

HIV-positive donor, HIV-negative recipient; continuum of care after incarceration in U.S.; reduced bone mineral density among men with HIV under 50; discouraging anti-inflammatory findings for an antiplatelet agent.

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A Cheaper Alternative to Truvada Is Hitting the Market: Here's Why It Might Not Lower Costs

Barring the unlikely event that a U.S. entity puts time and money into comparative trials, Cimduo can't cut into the PrEP portion of the Truvada market.

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An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): FTC/TDF, emtricitabine/tenofovir DF Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

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Surprise FDA Approval of Generic Truvada Is a 'Wakeup Call' for Activists

The surprise approval of generic Truvada (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 9 left patients, advocates and doctors scrambling to understand exactly when the generic will become ava...

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San Francisco Public Official Scott Wiener Announces He Is on Truvada for HIV Prevention

The first public official to come out as being on PrEP is from San Francisco, and he wants to erase the stigma associated with the prevention pill.