Post Profile

Study suggests additional benefits to HIV-prevention therapy

(St. Michael's Hospital) A new study suggests just how cost-effective this intervention -- known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP -- could be in Toronto, and says there maybe additional benefits to a PrEP program if it brings high-risk individuals into contact with the health-care system and engages them in care.
read more


Related Posts

PrEP Ineffective for Women? Study on Truvada for HIV Prevention Is Unexpectedly Cut Short

Diseases & Conditions / HIV & AIDS : TheBody.Com: Blog Central

A clinical trial investigating the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection among women has been cancelled after early results suggested the approach would be ineffective, according to a statement issued by FH...

AHF: Gilead Must Halt FDA Approval Of Truvada As HIV Prevention After PrEP Study In Women Fails

Health : Medical News Today

On the heels of Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announcement earlier today that an ongoing study of the use of Gilead's top selling AIDS treatment, Truvada, as a possible form of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention ...

Major HIV News: 'On-Demand' PrEP Study Appears Successful

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In major news in the fight against HIV, a second European study has concluded the "randomized" phase of its examination of the efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) due to the drug's high effectiveness at preventing HIV infect...

More studies show PrEP prevents HIV infection

Health : The Chart

The evidence is mounting.  Another study has found that PrEP - pre-exposure prophylaxis – is relatively safe and can prevent HIV transmission in couples where one partner is already infected with the virus. The data from the study, ...

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as Safe as Aspirin

Health : Newswise Medical News

The researchers reviewed major studies of both PrEP for HIV prevention and aspirin for heart attack prevention. They found that both had similar low rates of serious side effects. Aspirin users rarely had serious bleeding or death a...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC