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HIV/AIDS

14 July 2011

Drugs prevent HIV spread in heterosexuals

Giving antiretroviral drugs to heterosexuals at high risk of HIV infection can significantly reduce the chance they will develop the AIDS-causing virus, two new studies suggest.

Giving antiretroviral drugs to heterosexuals at high risk of HIV infection can significantly reduce the chance they will develop the Aids-causing virus, two new studies suggest.

The other study found that two different regimens - tenofovir, sold as Viread, and Truvada - also reduced the risk of transmission through heterosexual sex.

 

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