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FDA Panel EndorsesTruvada to Prevent HIV Infection in Healthy People

May 10, 2012 | 4:08 pm

FDA Panel EndorsesTruvada to Prevent HIV Infection in Healthy People

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From AP: A panel of federal health advisers has endorsed the first drug shown to prevent HIV infection in healthy people, clearing the way for a potentially landmark approval in the 30-year-old effort against the virus that causes AIDS. In a series of votes, the Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended approval of the […]

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Prophylactic HIV Drug Would Be First to Be Taken By At Risk-But-Healthy Population

January 30, 2012 | 10:12 am

Prophylactic HIV Drug Would Be First to Be Taken By At Risk-But-Healthy Population

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By Bernice Yeung, California Watch Foster City drugmaker Gilead recently updated its application with the federal Food and Drug Administration for approval to market its HIV treatment medication Truvada as a HIV prevention pill. If the FDA approves Truvada for preventive use, it “would be the first agent indicated for uninfected individuals to reduce the […]

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