Tuesday, May 29, 2012

//NEWS: A drug that prevents HIV?



"A pill to prevent HIV could soon be available in what would be a major breakthrough in the 30-year campaign against the AIDS epidemic. Truvada is currently used to treat the virus, but tests have shown it to be safe and effective in healthy people for preventing it.  


some who argue that the wide availability of the drug would discourage safe sex and would, in fact, increase the incidence of HIV.Gilead Sciences Inc, based in California, has marketed Truvada since 2004 as a treatment for people who are infected with the virus. i'm guessing safe sex is too mainstream now?  "