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Truvada: Troubles Ahead? A Blog Entry by Dave R. Img

Truvada: Troubles Ahead? A Blog Entry by Dave R.

"This story about Truvada being used as a prevention tool just gives me the chills. It's as if they just haven't taken into account the foibles of human nature when it comes to doing what you're supposed to do."

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Truvada Helps Couple Cope With Reality of Love and HIV

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended last week that the HIV treatment Truvada be approved as an HIV prevention tool. Some doctors already have been prescribing the drug off-label to uninfected partners in couples where only one p...

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Scientists Halt FEM-PrEP Study in Africa

On Monday scientists terminated a study in Africa designed to figure out whether a daily oral dose of the antiretroviral Truvada could prevent women from becoming infected with HIV.

According to FHI, the global health organization conducting the stu...

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Hold the Celebrations: Antiretroviral Drugs Not Promised to Prevent HIV: A Blog Entry by Candace Y.A. Montague

The news broke last week about the drug called Truvada, a blue pill that is a combination of two antiretroviral drugs, having shown to be effective in preventing the spread of HIV among men who have sex with men. It was presented in the New England J...