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PrEP

  • 18th April 2014

    Michael Lucas: Gay men are not too busy enjoying bareback orgies to take PrEP 3

    Michael Lucas has called on Michael Weinstein to resign (Photo: Wiki)

    3:26 PM — Gay porn producer Michael Lucas has called on the president of America’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation to resign for describing medication used to prevent HIV infection as a "party drug".

  • 16th July 2012

    US: FDA approves Truvada for HIV prevention 4

    The FDA has approved Truvada for HIV protection

    10:17 PM — The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Truvada for use in HIV prevention. The drug has been approved for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or PrEP, which is the use of antiretroviral drugs to decrease the likelihood of HIV infection in people with a high risk of contracting it.

  • 20th April 2011

    Gay HIV study to look at daily prevention pill 50

    Men would be given a daily dose of Truvada

    3:48 PM — A proposed UK study of gay and bisexual men would look at the efficacy of giving them a daily oral HIV prevention pill. The pilot study, which is still at an early stage, would give at-risk gay men a daily dose of Truvada, which has been found to lower the rate of new HIV infections.

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