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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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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US panel approves anti-HIV pill

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

Researchers working with 600 people who use the HIV prevention pill Truvada have just revealed their striking results: after more than two-and-a-half years, no new HIV infections have been detected. The work was published in Clinical Infectious Diseases this week.

Truvada is a two-in-one antiretroviral drug used in the treatment of HIV and as a means of HIV prevention known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

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

#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.

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

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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

PrEP is short for "Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis." It is a pill taken daily to help prevent HIV infection in people who do not have HIV but are at risk of infection.

PrEP is short for "Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis." It is a pill taken daily to help prevent HIV infection in people who do not have HIV but are at risk of infection.

Thousands Of Men Just Got Granted Access To The HIV Prevention Pill - BuzzFeed News

Thousands Of Men Just Got Granted Access To The HIV Prevention Pill

A new trial will give 3700 people access to the drug for free.

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