Results of a major HIV prevention trial suggest that daily use of a product – whether a vaginal gel or an oral tablet – does not appear to be the right approach for preventing HIV in young, unmarried African women.
HIV & AIDS Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Several large clinical trials have demonstrated that a daily oral dose of one or two antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection can prevent infection in an approach known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. The level ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from an international team of HIV/AIDS experts has reaffirmed the effectiveness of Truvada—the first and only medication approved by the FDA for HIV prevention. Led by Gladstone Investigator Robert Grant, MD, ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new pill to treat HIV infection—combining two previously approved drugs plus two new ones—has been approved for adults living with the virus that causes AIDS, US regulators said Monday.
HIV & AIDS Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Doctors should consider prescribing the HIV prevention pill Truvada to their heterosexual patients who are at high risk for the virus, not just high-risk gay and bisexual men, experts from ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
From a cafe near the go-go bars of a Bangkok red light district where she campaigns for safe sex, Gigi gives an unvarnished view of how she joined Thailand's growing ranks of transgender people with HIV.
HIV & AIDS Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The UN agency tasked with fighting AIDS on Tuesday welcomed the decision by the United States to allow the use of an HIV prevention pill for the first time.
HIV & AIDS Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Jul 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A drug that has been shown to prevent HIV infection in a significant number of cases must be combined with behavioral approaches if the U.S. health care establishment is to succeed in reducing the spread of the virus, according ...
HIV & AIDS May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Condoms and other safe-sex practices have accomplished only so much. Now the 30-year battle against AIDS is on the verge of a radical new phase, with the government expected to endorse a once-a-day ...
HIV & AIDS May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- A pill to prevent HIV infection is already being given to some healthy people, but without government approval, it remains out of reach and too costly for many who need it.
HIV & AIDS May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS May 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
US health advisers on Thursday urged regulators to approve Truvada, made by Gilead Sciences, as the first preventive pill against HIV/AIDS instead of just a treatment for infected people.
HIV & AIDS May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A pill that has long been used to treat HIV has moved one step closer to becoming the first drug approved to prevent healthy people from becoming infected with the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A large-scale clinical trial evaluating whether daily use of an antiretroviral-containing oral tablet or vaginal gel can prevent HIV infection in women is being modified because an interim review found that the gel, an investigational ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0