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Anti-HIV pill safe among gay, bisexual adolescent boys

From Reuters Health

A pill that protects against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can be safely used by young men who have sex with men, according to a new study. 572 more words

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Can new 'Smart PrEP Pills' increase adherence for HIV-prevention medication among young people?

From the Daily Herald online…

How does the smart PrEP work?

“The pill Truvada — the only PrEP drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration — has a sensor tablet encapsulated over it, so that when the pill is swallowed, the sensor tablet comes in contact with gastric fluid in the stomach and creates an electrical signal,” explained Dr. 128 more words

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IAS FINDS NEW INJECTABLE PREP VACCINE AGAINST THE PILL

International Aids Society has revealed new findings on HIV prevention using injectable antiretrovirals  for Prep (pre-exposure prophylaxis )targeting the at risk population.The results were officially announced during the International Aids Society Conference held in Paris on 23rd -26th July 2017. 370 more words

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HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis can be taken as needed

From Reuters Health

Men at risk for HIV infection can safely take pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) when they need it, instead of every day, suggests a new study. 300 more words

HIV Prevention

May 2017, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES

07.28.2017

Here’s an overview of the HIV registry reported as of May, 2017.

Notes:

  1. 1,098 new cases reported, the highest ever in the history of HIV case-recording in the country.
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Undetectable viral load "completely effective" at stopping HIV transmission, study finds

From Buzzfeed

A groundbreaking new study found zero transmissions occurred between HIV-positive men with an “undetectable viral load” due to treatment, and their HIV-negative partners, across thousands of instances of anal sex without a condom. 171 more words

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Grindr, virtual reality and vlogging: new ways to talk about sexual health

From the Guardian.com

Almost half the world’s population is online and billions of young people use social media. So why doesn’t more sex education happen across these channels? 260 more words

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