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Much Ado About Descovy

While many celebrated the FDA approval of Descovy for PrEP earlier this month, advocates wonder whether it will make biomedical HIV prevention more or less accessible to those most in need.

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Those Truvada Lawsuit Ads You See Everywhere May Hinder Public Health Efforts

Personal injury lawsuit ads targeting social media have become daily sightings. But are they doing more harm than good?

 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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