Pre-exposure prophylaxis may increase risky behaviour when introduced, study finds

@article{Wise2018PreexposurePM,
  title={Pre-exposure prophylaxis may increase risky behaviour when introduced, study finds},
  author={J. Wise},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={361}
}
  • J. Wise
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
Although taking antiretroviral drugs as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective for preventing HIV infection and is recommended by the World Health Organization for high risk populations, an Australian study in the Lancet HIV journal has found that a rapid uptake of PrEP by gay and bisexual men was accompanied by an equally rapid decrease in consistent condom use, which could undermine PrEP’s effectiveness.1 Researchers analysed survey data from 16 827 gay and bisexual men before… Expand

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