Pills Before and After Sex Can Help Prevent HIV, Study FindsFor the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men.
AIDS Advocates Worried HIV Drug Will Encourage Unprotected SexAdvocates are worried that a new HIV drug approved to prevent healthy people from becoming infected with the virus that causes AIDS will cause more people to use unprotected sex.
FDA Favors First Drug For HIV Prevention Federal drug regulators on Tuesday affirmed landmark study results showing that a popular HIV-fighting pill can also help healthy people avoid contracting the virus that causes AIDS in the first place. While the pill appears safe and effective for prevention, scientists stressed that it only works when taken on a daily basis.
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