Tag Archives: PrEP

Antibody-based PrEP did not stop most types of HIV – but is still hailed as a ‘game changer’

Professor Larry Corey, principal researcher of the AMP studies, speaking at HIVR4P Two years ago, at the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) conference in Madrid, Professor Lynn Morris of the South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases made a prediction about the AMP (Antibody-Mediated Protection) studies. The two studies are the first large studies using injections every… Read More »

PrEP and the trans community webinar

On Thursday 17 December (13:00 GMT/14:00 W Europe) PrEP in Europe is holding a webinar on PrEP and the trans community. Trans women and men worldwide need PrEP to protect them from HIV. This webinar combines scientific research by, and for, trans people on HIV and PrEP, and the recommendations from PrEP in Europe’s recent… Read More »

Glasgow outreach service shows the feasibility of PrEP for people who inject drugs

A proactive, outreach-based service for people who inject drugs has successfully delivered the HIV prevention medication PrEP in the midst of Glasgow’s HIV outbreak, Dr Ceilidh Grimshaw of Sandyford told the virtual British HIV Association conference this week. Very few PrEP programmes for people who inject drugs have reported results and ongoing engagement with healthcare… Read More »

UnitedHealthcare spurns Gilead’s newer PrEP drug Descovy as Truvada generic looms: report

UnitedHealthcare has a history of limiting HIV drug costs, including offering cash incentives to patients who opt for low-priced regimens. Now, in a potentially major blow to HIV giant Gilead Sciences, the insurer has set its eyes on one of the California drugmaker’s new therapies. Gilead’s new HIV PrEP option, Descovy, will no longer be covered… Read More »

How to Use Meal Prep and Batch Cooking to be Consistent with Healthy Eating

Meal planning and prepping is one of the best tools you can gain for ensuring you are getting nutrient-dense meals throughout your week. Planning ahead removes decision fatigue, saves you time, and prevents you from making decisions you don’t truly want during a moment of “hanger.” There’s no better feeling than starting off your Monday… Read More »