The UK Provides Further Evidence of PrEP’s Effectiveness, But Faces an Obstacle

PrEP has previously been discussed on the blog, with its successes at reducing the risk of HIV well-recorded. Now, there is strong evidence of PrEP dramatically helping reduce the rate of HIV-transmission in the United Kingdom. In the city of London alone a 40% drop in HIV transmission rates has been observed over a single… Continue reading The UK Provides Further Evidence of PrEP’s Effectiveness, But Faces an Obstacle

Antiviral Vaginal Rings–A Potential New Tool In Combating the Spread of HIV

Many people are familiar with the form of birth-control known as the NuvaRing, a device that is inserted into the vagina and which releases hormones so as to assist in regulating the menstrual cycle. Now, imagine taking that concept of a vaginal ring and changing its focus from hormones to releasing antiviral drugs that can… Continue reading Antiviral Vaginal Rings–A Potential New Tool In Combating the Spread of HIV