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Social media giant Instagram has blocked a U.S based health centres advertisement for PrEP, on the basis that it was “too political.” The health care provider Apicha Community Health Centre, said they attempted to run a series of promotion via Instagram, to raise awareness about PrEP. However, upon launching the new campaign, they were blocked

(stock photo via Depositphotos) Pharmaceutical company MSD has announced early but promising news regarding the first round of testing on humans for its PrEP implant, known as Islatravir, which could prevent HIV infection for up to a year. The news was shared at the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Mexico City. The biennial conference is considered the world’s most influential meeting on HIV research and its applications. Currently, PrEP is available as a daily oral medication. But...

(stock photo via Depositphotos) Pharmaceutical company MSD has announced early but promising news regarding the first round of testing on humans for its PrEP implant, known as Islatravir, which could prevent HIV infection for up to a year. The news was shared at the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Mexico City. The biennial conference is considered the world’s most influential meeting on HIV research and its applications. Currently, PrEP is available as a daily oral medication. But...

Scientists at the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019) in Mexico City have unveiled a new implant that allows patients the protection of PrEP for a year without having to take oral medication. Pharmaceutical company MSD announced the new implant known as Islatravir. Doctors implant it under the skin of a patient’s arm where it administers a small, steady dose of a drug cocktail that blocks the transmission and seroconversion of HIV. PrEP has become widely prescribed...
Pill Trials

In another ground breaking move, Gilead Sciences are giving thousands access to the new HIV prevention pill, called PrEP. These tests are currently being run in New South Wales, Australia and include participants mostly from France and Canada. Trials are run completely double blind, meaning that participants do not know if the drugs they are taking are PrEP or placebos and neither do the doctors! This allows the results to be seen as realistically as possible since there is no...

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