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A New Turning Point In The Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Sean Cahill, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sean Cahill, Ph.D.

July 16, 2012 could be another major turning point in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Today the FDA approved a supplemental new drug application for the previously approved antiretroviral medication TDF-FTC, to reduce the risk of acquiring HIV by uninfected men and women.

FDA Approves First Pill To Help Prevent HIV

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone ...

FDA Delays Decision On First HIV Prevention Drug

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- Federal health regulators have delayed a decision on whether to approve the first pill shown to prevent HIV infection, the drug's manufa...

Truvada: FDA Panel Backs First Pill To Block HIV Infection

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way...

FDA Favors First Drug For HIV Prevention

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — A pill that has long been used to treat HIV has moved one step closer to becoming the first drug approved to prevent healthy people...

AIDS Advocacy Group Asks FDA To Delay Or Deny HIV Pill Approval

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living

An advocacy group concerned about the costs and possible health problems related to a drug being considered to help stop the spread of HIV infection t...