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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 »

Taking a Drug Test? California Poppy Effects May Fail You

Discover California poppy effects on your health. Although it is a distant cousin of the infamous opium poppy, California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) is far less potent, opioid-free, and is widely used as helpful supplement in natural health circles for temporary pain relief and a sense of overall calm. However, it does contain alkaloids that may… Read More »