Reports that a drug that treats toxoplasmosis went from $13.50 to $750 per pill caused outrage among medical experts, politicians, and the public.
A complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination accuses Mutual of Omaha of denying long-term care insurance to a man taking HIV medications.
A new study found that no one taking pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV became infected over the course of three years. But the rates of other STIs were still high.
The Rhode Island Department of Health recently announced that rates of HIV, gonorrhea, and syphilis are up across the state. Though media reports focused on the role of hook-up apps, such as Tinder and Grindr, the department attributes the rise to both better testing and a host of high-risk behaviors.
The FDA released draft guidelines Tuesday that would change the rules preventing men who have sex with men from donating blood regardless of their sexual histories.
This week, a survey shows many women are not taking precautions against STDs, Men’s Health determines the “sex-happiest” cities, and a Dutch designer designs a sex toy to hold human ashes.
State Rep. Stuart Spitzer said his “goal is for everybody to be abstinent until they’re married.” Democrats questioned Spitzer’s knowledge about sexual health after he stated that sexual intercourse was the only way to contract STIs.
San Francisco Supervisors David Weiner and Scott Campos last week held a hearing to discuss the efforts of a coalition formed to end HIV in a city that was once seen as a center of the epidemic in this country.
This week, scientists test a shot that could prevent HIV for up to three months at a time, President Obama’s budget calls for cutting abstinence-only-until-marriage funding, and many Americans apparently mix up their HPV and their HTML.
People discovering they are HIV-positive may find themselves facing prison time. And that has got to stop.