US approves first pill to help prevent HIV

Yesterday, U.S. Federal Agency Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the pill Truvada as the first drug to help prevent HIV. An FDA statement said that this pill is for use in pre-exposure prophylaxis in combination with safer sex practices to prevent HIV infections...
Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation

Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation: More Than Two Decades Helping People with HIV

In the early 80’s legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor aimed to become the main spokesman and fundraiser to support hundreds of thousands of people infected with HIV, and she did it. Following the AIDS virus began to spread, becoming a mysterious fatal disease of unknown...
An OraQuick Advance HIV test at a World AIDS Day event in Chicago.

US approved the first-ever home HIV Test Kit

Food and Drug Agency approved a new The OraQuick home test to find out whether they are HIV positive or not. This test, by OraSure Technologies, is only available to people aged 17 and above. The OraQuick uses a mouth swab to detect antibodies in saliva, which a human body...

USA Experts Support Medicine that Helps to Prevent Aids

The anti-viral committee of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided that the medicine Truvada, which is currently being used in Aid treatments, must be approved as a preventive method against the infection for this virus. Stephanie Yao, spokeswoman of the agency...

Brazilian Researchers Are Testing AIDS Medicine For Children

During the second half of the year, a research center in Brazil called Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) will begin testing in humans a drug developed specifically to treat AIDS in children. Fiocruz researchers gathered in a single tablet the actives Lamivudine, Zidovudine and...