More Americans should take the HIV prevention pill CDC says About 1.2 million people in the US are HIV positive  and each year that number grows by about 40000. That's why the US governmentannounced today that itwants more people to take Truvada also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP. When taken as prescribed Truvada reduces the sexual transmission of HIV by more than 90 percent; the pill can also help drug users by reducing transmission rates by more than 70 percent.  Continue…

More Americans should take the HIV prevention pill, CDC says

More Americans should take the HIV prevention pill CDC says About 1.2 million people in the US are HIV positive and each year that number grows by about 40000. That's why the US governmentannounced today that itwants more people to take Truvada also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP. When taken as prescribed Truvada reduces the sexual transmission of HIV by more than 90 percent; the pill can also help drug users by reducing transmission rates by more than 70 percent. Continue…

In new study, 100 percent of participants taking HIV prevention pill Truvada remained infection-free - The Washington Post

In new study, 100 percent of participants taking HIV prevention pill Truvada remained infection-free

Many practical questions about how to get people to adhere to a daily pill and cost still remain.

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Lessons on rolling out an HIV prevention pill in South Africa   Last year South Africa became the first country on the continent to register the use of a drug that could be used as an oral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention.

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One year in: lessons on rolling out an HIV prevention pill in South Africa   South Africa's data rollout of its pre-exposure prophylaxis shows that there is a relatively slow, but increasing, uptake. However, more needs to be done to target young women.

Sexual health advocates hope this will make widen access to PrEP, the medication that helps prevent people contracting HIV

HIV prevention pill called a game changer, but cost still a barrier.

HIV prevention pill called a game changer, but cost still a barrier

Nurx allows patients to request a prescription without having to see a doctor in bid to reduce stigma surrounding preventative drug, founder says

#HIVPrevention Pill #Truvada Is for Women, Too - PrEP is not an intervention useful for everybody, but it needs to be accessible for everybody, particularly for specific individuals for whom condoms won’t work or can’t work, or for whom traditional HIV prevention is not sustainable.

HIV Prevention Pill Truvada Is for Women, Too

Health workers typically approach gay and bisexual men for counseling about drugs to prevent HIV. But that leaves women who may be at risk out of the conversation.

HIV Prevention Pill Gets CDC Endorsement, Advocates Hail “Wonderful” Decision And Slam Critics #uprevent

HIV Prevention Pill Gets CDC Endorsement, Advocates Hail "Wonderful" Decision And Slam Critics

Leading HIV/AIDS health care organizations have signed a letter in which they endorse new federal health guidelines and condemn critics of.

In new study, HIV prevention pill Truvada is startlingly 100 percent effective - The Washington Post

In new study, 100 percent of participants taking HIV prevention pill Truvada remained infection-free

HIV Pill 'Truvada' - FDA indicates the drug appears to prevent the virus that causes AIDS.

The HIV Prevention Pill could save lots of money in the future.

Covering HIV prevention pill could save health care dollars, proponents say

The HIV Prevention Pill could save lots of money in the future.

The Danger in Comparing the HIV-Prevention Pill to Condoms - The Atlantic

The Danger in Comparing the HIV-Prevention Pill to Condoms

The Danger in Comparing the HIV-Prevention Pill to Condoms - The Atlantic

How Some US Doctors Are Hindering HIV Prevention

How Some US Doctors Are Hindering HIV Prevention

A pill to prevent HIV comes highly recommended by the CDC, but it can take months to find a doctor who will prescribe it.

US Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee, which advises the FDA, has for the first time backed a drug to prevent HIV infection in healthy people.    Read more: http://www.bellenews.com/2012/05/11/health/truvada-hiv-prevention-pill-approved-by-experts-for-using-in-healthy-people/#ixzz1uXeCRc2u

US Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee, which advises the FDA, has for the first time backed a drug to prevent HIV infection in healthy people.

Brazil Is Giving Away Free Preventative HIV Pills to 50,000 People in the Next 5 Years

Brazil Is Giving Away Free Preventative HIV Pills to People in the Next 5 Years

7/16/12 - HIV prevention pill marketed as Truvada gets nod from FDA - The FDA has approved a single-pill combination drug to reduce the chance of acquiring HIV among people at high risk for infection with the virus. In two large clinical trials, the combination of 2 API's offered by LGM Pharma: Tenofovir (http://www.lgmpharma.com/product/tenofovir/) and Emtricitabine.

7/16/12 - HIV prevention pill marketed as Truvada gets nod from FDA - The FDA has approved a single-pill combination drug to reduce the chance of acquiring HIV among people at high risk for infection with the virus. In two large clinical trials, the combination of 2 API's offered by LGM Pharma: Tenofovir (http://www.lgmpharma.com/product/tenofovir/) and Emtricitabine.

People At High Risk Of HIV Are Having The HIV Prevention Pill Taken From Them  - People at very high risk of contracting HIV who took part in a groundbreaking NHS study into the drug that prevents the virus have been told that they... -   .

People At High Risk Of HIV Are Having The HIV Prevention Pill Taken From Them

Wales to trial HIV-preventing PrEP drugs for gay men

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