Pilot study suggests that PrEP for other STIs might work

nam, 12 February 2015

A small pilot study using a daily dose of the antibiotic doxycycline as pre-exposure prophylaxis  against sexually transmitted infections has found that a group of HIV-positive gay men taking doxycycline was more than 70% less likely to be infected with an STI than men given financial incentives to avoid STIs, a significant difference.

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Real-life social networking prompts people to get tested for HIV

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Old-school face-to-face social networking is a more effective way to identify people with HIV than the traditional referral method, suggests research being presented at IDWeek 2014.