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HIV prevention pill Truvada backed by US experts

A panel of US health experts has for the first time backed a drug to prevent HIV infection in healthy people.

The World's First Pill For HIV Prevention Approved In US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a pill for prevention of HIV for the first time. The pill, named Truvada, isn't new in treating AIDS... [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]

The choice to take the HIV prevention pill has nothing to do with sluttiness | Zach Stafford | Opinion | The Guardian


FDA approves Truvada, first pill to prevent HIV infections - The Boston Globe


A daily pill can prevent HIV infection, but few take it

Sarah Maslin Nir, "Charlie Sheen's Newest Role: Condom Pitchman," The New York Times June The actor, who announced he was H.I.V.-positive last year, has signed on as a spokesman for a new prophylactic from a Swedish luxury sex toy brand.

HIV Prevention with PrEP – Available at a Health Center near you! by Philly Health Dept PrEPposterDid you know that there is a daily pill that can help prevent HIV? Pre-exposure prophylaxis, called PrEP for short, is a new way for HIV-negative people to reduce their risk of infection with the help of an HIV medication called Truvada. Truvada was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for prevention in July, 2012. Here’s how it works: When a person comes into contact with HIV through…

HIV Pill Truvada Reported To Be Experiencing Success In Fighting New Infections -

Truvada can prevent HIV infection. Thats the good news, if you are thinking about taking it as just a precaution. The bad news? If you are HIV negative... your health care plan won't cover it. Perhaps this could be one area where health care reform needs to be focused: taking preventative medicines SHOULD be covered under insurance... for all people.

from Complex

Miracle Pill That Prevents HIV/AIDS Stirs Controversy

Californians can now get prescriptions for a daily HIV-prevention pill through an app, with the medicine delivered to their door in a matter of days. The San Francisco-based startup Nurx, which...