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Transgender women taking PrEP have lower levels of PrEP drugs, especially in rectal tissues, than cisgender men

A study presented at last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P) in Madrid shows that transgender women who are taking feminising hormones and also taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) have levels of the PrEP drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine in their blood that are about 25% lower than those in cisgender men, and levels in rectal… Read More »

Tenet Q3 results 'mixed at best' with lower admissions, net loss

Brief Published Nov. 6, 2018 Dive Brief: Tenet Health reported Tuesday that admissions on a same facility basis fell 2% during the third quarter compared to a year earlier. The chain’s outpatient totals were not much better, increasing slightly by 0.4%. “Our hospitals did not meet our expectations and we are focusing on specific areas… Read More »