HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Offers New Hope
Billions of dollars have been pumped into research to stop the transmission of HIV and Aids, which has claimed millions of lives across board. Now it seems to be paying off, with the launch of a new drug, Truvada.
Gilead, 17 July 2012
Gilead Sciences, Inc. GILD +0.63% today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved once-daily oral Truvada(R) (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil ... read more »
A new HIV prevention drug Truvada has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Nigeria: HIV/Aids - Inching Towards Cure
Daily Trust, 26 June 2012
Almost a decade ago since the HIV/AIDS virus was discovered, no cure seems to be at the horizons, despite billions of dollars spent and pumped into research to stop the ... read more »
Uganda: 'Truvada Is Not HIV Vaccine'
The Observer, 20 June 2012
Scientists in Uganda have dismissed reports that an HIV vaccine has been found. read more »
Nigeria: HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Launches
Daily Trust, 23 May 2012
Efforts at dealing with HIV/AIDS remain in prevention after the Amercian embassy unveiled an HIV prevention drug Truvada. read more »
Uganda: Truvada Offers Hope
The Independent, 27 May 2012
On May 10, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that the antiretroviral drug TDF/FTC (brand name Truvada) be licensed for use as an HIV/AIDS vaccine, moving the ... read more »
Zimbabwe: Truvada Receives FDA Approval
The Herald, 16 May 2012
Truvada -- a common anti-retroviral drug in Zimbabwe -- has been given the nod for use as an HIV-prevention tool in high-risk negative people. The approval was given by an advisory ... read more »
Health-e, 12 May 2012
HIV prevention groups in the United States have hailed the recommendation by an FDA Advisory Committee that emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF/FTC or Truvada) be ... read more »