Non-HIV Sexually Transmitted Infections

A Guide to HIV and Hep C Coinfection

The good news is that most people can stay healthy when they have HIV and hep C together, but the key to staying healthy is to learn as much as you can.

By Alan Franciscus for HCV Advocate

The Latest

Stop Blaming PrEP for the Rise in STIs -- the Picture Is More Complex Than That

"PrEP must not be cast as the lone villain in the syphilis crisis, nor MSM engaging in chemsex cast as debauched vectors of transmission."

By Oli Stevens and T Charles Witzel for The Conversation

Hepatitis Cure, Sofosbuvir, Turns 5 Years Old: The Vast Majority of People Still Have Not Been Treated

"The mind-boggling profits that Gilead earned since the launch of sofosbuvir could treat every person currently waiting for the hepatitis C cure while earning over US$16 billion in profits for shareholders."

By Treatment Action Group

Chemsex and PrEP Reliance Are Fuelling a Rise in Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

Syphilis is back and spreading quickly. What makes the resurgence of syphilis somewhat different this time is that the vast majority of these new cases are being found among men who have sex with men.

By Simon Bishop for The Conversation

Reported STDs in the United States, 2017: High Burden of STDs Threatens Millions of Americans

As STD prevention funding declines, the CDC is reporting a sharp increase in all STDs across the U.S. This fact sheet summarizes their findings.

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Newborn Syphilis Cases More Than Double in Four Years, Reaching 20-Year High

Cases of congenital syphilis more than doubled in the U.S. since 2013, outpacing overall increases in STDs nationwide.

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New CDC Analysis Shows Steep and Sustained Increases in STDs in Recent Years

Nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the National STD Prevention Conference...

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C and Sugar

Is sugar bad for the liver? What about stevia, agave, honey, and coconut sugar? What people with hepatitis C need to know.

By Lucinda K. Porter, R.N. for HCV Advocate

Which Hepatitis C Treatment Is Right for Me?

With so many options, there can be confusion over what hepatitis C treatment to take.

By Enid Vazquez for Positively Aware

An Overview of Vosevi (Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir)

Brand Name: Vosevi Other Names: Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir, SOF/VEL/VOX Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Vosevi?

Vosevi is an antiviral prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F...

By AIDSinfo